Junior Tallulah Pitti is enjoying a great experience at Huntington High School, where she is taking interesting classes, playing on two Blue Devil sports teams, serving as an officer in the Spanish Honor Society and volunteering with the Interact Club.
“Two classes that I am finding most interesting this year are Advanced Placement Physics and psychology,” Ms. Pitti said. “I have found AP Physics to be challenging, yet I feel it is preparing me for future science classes that I will be taking in college. With psychology, it is different from any class I’ve taken at Huntington. I find it interesting to learn how our brain works and it is especially fun when we do activities with brain teasing tests.”
The junior plays on the Blue Devil tennis and lacrosse teams and is looking forward to suiting up for both squads in the coming months. She participates in the high school’s Interact Club and is on the executive board of the Spanish Honor Society.
“My closest friends are Alyson Baker, Zoe Sakellarios and Carleigh Tracy,” Ms. Pitti said. “Two teachers that I am especially close with are Senora [Lorena] Hickey and Mrs. [Lauren] Desiderio. I had both teachers for two years and really enjoyed being in their class.”
Ms. Pitti and research partner Ainsley Proctor captured the White House History Award for their sensational project in last year’s National History Day contest. Titled “Not Just the President’s Wife: How First Ladies Broke the Barrier in Their Role for Advocacy,” the duo’s historical website was simply spectacular.
“A teacher who has stood out to me is Ms. [Aimee] Antorino,” Ms. Pitti said. “She was my tenth grade English teacher. Throughout the year I would help her grade vocabulary tests and organize papers. She is such an inspirational person and I am grateful that I got the chance to have her as my teacher.”
The teenager’s advice to incoming Huntington freshmen? “High school does actually go by so fast, so don’t stress about the little things that you can’t control,” Ms. Pitti said. “Make the most of your time at Huntington because it can be a lot of fun if you get involved with sports, clubs and school activities.”
Looking ahead, Ms. Pitti is interested in the University of Southern California and Boston University. “I’m not completely sure what I would like to study, but I do like the science and math fields,” she said.
A sensational young woman who is well-respected throughout the high school and athletic program, Ms. Pitti is popular with her classmates and teammates. She has a wonderful personality and optimistic nature.
“I have truly enjoyed my experience at Huntington High School,” Ms. Pitti said. “Every day in school was an eventful day and the teachers at school are always there to help in any way that they can.”