Valedictorian Jack Palmeri


The high school’s Class of 2017 valedictorian is Jack Palmeri.

An AP Scholar with Distinction, Palmeri is a member of the school’s Math Honor Society and Academic Team. From freshman through senior year, he annually earned the High Minds in Motion Scholar-Athlete Award. He competes on the varsity track team and volunteers at the Emanuel Lutheran Church soup kitchen in Patchogue.

Palmeri won the Rensselaer Medal merit scholarship last year for his superlative academic achievements in mathematics and science, and will major in engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.