Scholars Lead the Way

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Connetquot High School is proud to announce the top 25 students for the graduating senior Class of 2017 - a high honor based on the students' achievements and scholarly dedication throughout their academic careers. Included in the list of outstanding scholars are Class of 2017 valedictorian Mit Patel and salutatorian Anthony Mannino.

During his years at Connetquot High School, Mit was integral in creating the school's Science Olympiad team and was an active member of the Model UN, Interact and Habitat for Humanity Clubs. He has committed himself to studying at Harvard University this fall, where he will be majoring in biochemistry. Mit plans to continue to be active in the scientific field and hopes to join one of the many science research based clubs along with politically-based clubs.

Throughout his studies at Connetquot High School, Anthony has been a part of the Science Research Club, for which he won a third-place award in the Hydrogeology category at a recent competition. Additionally, he is a member of the Foreign Language Honor Society and plays trumpet in the school marching band. He has committed himself to attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a major in physics. While attending RPI, Anthony plans to engage in physics-based research and become involved with the school’s debate team and politically-based clubs.

The Connetquot School District congratulates all members of the graduating class, including the following top 25 seniors: Stephanie Brabender, Elizabeth Breiner, Taylor Cole, Brittany Curtin, Priscilla Downey, Neha Eqbal, Meghan Forster, Jose Lasso, Juan Lasso, Stephanie Lupo, Anthony Mannino, Sarah McKeveny, Lucas Mears, Alec O’Brien, Mit Patel, Vincent Pariso, Alissa Pratt, Lea Romano, Abigail Savit, Nicole Schwartz, Victoria Specht, Alexandra Tom, Thomas Vaughn, Cassandra Wieczorek and Kevin Wong.