Science has been an academic discipline that has fascinated Huntington High School students since the earliest days of classroom education in the community.
Felipe Villanueva has captured the Associated Teachers of Huntington’s Alan Kuver Memorial Scholarship. One of the top members of the Huntington High School’s Class of 2022, the senior is headed to the University of Rochester to study engineering.
Charlotte Cheshire plans to study fine arts at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She’s smart, articulate and committed to numerous worthwhile causes. Most of all, she’s a young woman who strives daily to make the world a better place for everyone.
Sydney Cordeiro loves the water. The Huntington High School senior loves it so much she plans to study ocean engineering at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne.
Kaleef Riley has become an essential figure around Huntington High School where the senior has starred on the football and wrestling teams and won over classmates and teachers with an affable personality and smile. The teenager has been recruited by Wagner College to play on its NCAA Division I football team.
Huntington High School’s Class of 2022 enjoyed a spectacular day on Tuesday, celebrating with each other at a breakfast on the Blue Devil Stadium track, signing each other’s yearbooks and competing during field day activities spread across the turf and grass fields.
Theadora Carnesi has dreamed of serving her country since she was a little girl and within hours of the Huntington High School senior graduating later this month she will be headed to the United States Military Academy at West Point where she will begin training to become one of America’s elite uniformed officers.
Seniors Katie Browne and Max Rentsch are Huntington High School’s recipients of this year’s Butch Dellecave Award, which is presented to one graduating male and female from each Suffolk high school who possess “outstanding accomplishments on the field of play, in the classroom and within the community.”
Sam Hebert just might change the world, but he’s going to do it from behind the scenes and probably without a lot of fanfare. The Huntington High School senior is headed to Marist College to learn more about the ins and outs of politics before diving into the fray.
It was tough to wait, but it was worth it for Cassidy Casabona. The Huntington High School senior exercised patience while waiting to hear whether the University of Pennsylvania would accept her enrollment application, but when the Ivy League school sent word that it wanted to welcome her into its ranks, the teenager enjoyed a well-earned celebration.
Teddy Tiliakos always has something interesting to say. The Huntington High School senior is a personable and articulate young man who has earned stellar grades. Named a Distinguished Senior earlier this spring, the teenager plans to study chemistry at Northeastern University in Boston.
As her incredible four year run through Huntington High School nears its end, Emily Plachta is turning her attention to the future. The All-State senior has committed to play basketball and study engineering at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Huntington senior Josiah Melendez is headed to SUNY Morrisville in upstate New York to play football and study business. He intends to thrill college crowds just like he did at Blue Devil Stadium.
Dylan Schnitzer helped the Huntington High School baseball team break a decades long drought and win league and county titles last spring. While this year’s team struggled, the Blue Devil senior still put up impressive numbers and captured All-County honors. He plans to continue his career on the diamond at Trinity College in Connecticut.
Consistency. It’s a word that sums up John Marziliano perfectly. The Huntington High School senior has a degree of reliability and level-headedness that is hard to match. He’s earned sterling grades and played on the varsity football team, doing it all with class. The teenager plans to study finance at Providence College in Rhode Island.
Jennifer Escobar is really good with numbers. Well, truth be told, the Huntington High School senior is really good at everything she does. The teenager plans to study accounting at LIU Post and pursue a career as a CPA.
When Tallulah Pitti commits to something, she gives it everything she has and more. The Huntington High School senior is a two-sport athlete and honor student who has a burning desire to excel. She’s headed to the University of Virginia to study data science.
Henry Stein always manages to find his way to the top. The Huntington High School senior has been excelling in the classroom for many years, combining a sharp intellect with a sly sense of humor. He intends to study architecture at Syracuse University.
Clayton Ward returned to Huntington as a senior after a hiatus of several years during which he attended Long Island Lutheran and St. Anthony’s high schools. He immediately rejoined his friends on the Blue Devil basketball and track and field teams.
Sean Hassett is a Huntington High School senior who always keeps his eye on the ball. The teenager is competitive on the tennis court and also in the classroom. He plans to study sport and entertainment management at the University of South Carolina.
Mary Grace Rorke has taken the concept of focusing on what’s important in life to new heights. The teenager works very hard and she’s not afraid of trying something new. Always ready for an adventure, the Huntington High School senior is headed to Duke University, where she plans to pursue a degree in civil engineering.
Matthew Lange never looked back after deciding to attend the University of Kentucky. The Huntington High School senior is confident he made the right choice and he’s looking forward to opening a new chapter of his life there.
Caitlin Murtagh’s secret to her success is simple: Hard work and determination. The Huntington High School senior is among the top members of the Class of 2022 and is popular with everyone. She is headed to Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, where she plans to study marketing/sports marketing.
Dianna Harris always sets her sights high. The Huntington High School senior is not afraid of an adventure whether it be acting on stage before a crowd numbering in the hundreds or pursuing a degree in aerospace engineering at the University at Buffalo. The teenager is up for any challenge.
No one will ever out-argue Emily Geller, that’s for sure. She always does her homework and she knows her stuff better than anyone. She’s articulate, quick on her feet and passionate about everything she believes in. The Huntington High School senior is headed to George Washington University in the fall to study politics in the shadow of the nation’s capital.
Collin Garcia is an all-around good guy and one of the top members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2022. He was honored last week at the Distinguished Seniors dinner after recording an academic average of 90 or better during every semester of high school.
Taraina Augustin has used her time wisely at Huntington High School, where the senior was recently honored as one of the top members of the Class of 2022. The teenager is headed to the University at Albany where she plans to study biology.
Cristian Avelar-Romero dreamed of attending an Ivy League college and following four years of hard work, the Huntington High School senior is seeing his dreams come true. The teenager is headed to Cornell University to study mechanical engineering.
Caroline O’Rourke has been discerning her interests for many years, so the Huntington High School senior is completely confident that her college choice of the University of Scranton is the right one for her. She has sketched out academic and career plans that are exciting.
Gretel Cassell gives her teammates everything she has every time she steps on the field. Captain of the Huntington varsity girls’ lacrosse team, the senior is playing with determination and a sense of purpose, knowing that her time in a Blue Devil uniform is coming to a close.
Naysa Esobar got the biggest surprise of her life when she began reading her acceptance letter sent by New York University. The Huntington High School was hoping to learn she had garnered a full tuition scholarship, but instead was thrilled to discover she had captured a full ride, covering tuition, room and board, etc.
Caroline Gorecki knows what she loves and what excites her and the Huntington High School senior intends to pursue her dreams and interests at Florida Atlantic University.
Huntington senior Ryan Porzio has garnered the $1,000 scholarship Ira Schwartz Scholarship Award presented by the Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Erin Ye has been named valedictorian of Huntington High School’s Class of 2022. Luke Rinaldi is this year’s salutatorian. The magnificent duo has enjoyed remarkable four year runs filled with academic and co-curricular success.
It is easy for Zoe Dumas to go relatively unnoticed. The Huntington High School senior is quiet and she tends to fly under the radar. But the teenager has embraced her classes and clubs with enthusiasm and while she has been enjoying her experience, she is also looking forward to an exciting future as she goes about pursuing her many goals.
Liam Lennon had several choices to make and the decisive Huntington High School senior made them with confidence and determination. The teenager has committed to play lacrosse at SUNY Geneseo, one of the most highly regarded colleges in the state university system.
Theadora Carnesi was happy after Tuesday night’s basketball game at Bellport. The Blue Devils enjoyed a big victory to inch closer to the league title. But as happy as the Huntington High School senior was, she was about to get a phone call that would make her dreams come true. The teenager will be attending the US Military Academy at West Point.
Ally Kustera is enjoying a sensational senior year at Huntington High School where she is immersed in interesting classes, sports and clubs. She’s considering two of the best colleges in the country and has mapped out an exciting future. The teenager has a remarkable ability to stay positive about everything and she is using that quality to her daily advantage.
Regan Sansiviero has played her heart out for Huntington High School and she has gained notice beyond Blue Devil fans. Bucknell University has recruited the senior to play on its NCAA Division I lacrosse team and the teenager couldn’t be more excited at the prospect.
Lauren Landolfi is completely enjoying her senior year at Huntington High School, where she has been discerning her college and career interests over the past four years. She’s had a great time, but just like her classmates, she is set to move on with her life in an exciting way.
Kathryn Sanseviro is one of Huntington High School’s spectacular seniors. The teenager is in the midst of a great year and nearing the end of a fabulous run. She plans to attend Northeastern University in Boston and study engineering.
Gian Marco Vazquez is busy laying plans for what he hopes will be a bright future filled with success and happiness. The Huntington High School senior has carefully discerned his interests and narrowed his college choices. While the next chapter of his life is slowly falling into place, the senior is enjoying his classes and competing with the Blue Devil fencing team.
Omar Cruz thought, “why not?” and so the teenager joined the Huntington High School fencing team. It’s a decision he has never regretted. Soon he will head off into the world and begin a new chapter in his life, but he will always remember his experiences as a Blue Devil.
Luca D’Anna is one of the reasons why the Huntington High School fencing team is among the best in Suffolk this winter. The senior is using his considerable experience and skills in the sport to help the Blue Devils overcome some stiff opposition.
Mary Grace Rorke does everything with class. One of the leading seniors in Huntington High School’s Class of 2022, the teenager takes pride in everything she does and she’s compiled an exceptional record across the board. She is thrilled to be headed to Duke University, where she will open a new chapter in her life.
Alexis Kaloudis isn’t about to close off any college or career options just yet. The Huntington High School senior is keeping an open mind about her future, although she is giving it plenty of thought and has developed several interests.
Leo Martinez loves America and the Huntington High School senior plans to serve it as a member of the US Marine Corps following his graduation in June.
It’s understandable that Erik Reyes needed time to catch his breath after learning that he had captured a full scholarship to attend Boston College.
Madelyn Bavaro made what appears to be a natural choice when the Huntington High School senior decided to attend Lehigh University. She will be the third generation of her family to study at the highly regarded Pennsylvania college.
Jillian LoTurco intends to study at one of the oldest and most highly regarded colleges in the United States. The Huntington High School senior has been accepted into and plans to attend the University of Virginia, founded by President Thomas Jefferson.
It was exactly the news that Charlie Girimonti wanted to hear. Several weeks of waiting drew to a close in the most positive of ways. The Huntington High School senior has been accepted into Villanova University, where he plans to study business and finance.
Huntington senior Ainsley Proctor is headed to Wake Forest University in North Carolina, where she plans to study mathematics. The teenager always give her all to whatever she gets involved with and the results have been impressive.
Colby College in Maine looks to be a perfect fit for Huntington High School senior Christopher Maichin who was recruited by the school and has committed to play on its men’s lacrosse team.
Erik Flores Reyes has been making every day count at Huntington High School. The senior is driven. He is so determined to be successful that it’s impossible not to be impressed. The teenager has captured a full QuestBridge Match Scholarship to attend Boston College.
Yanira Rivera is the epitome of an involved student. The Huntington High School senior loves all of her classes, clubs and sports and she enjoys all the teachers and friends that surround her. She plans to stay as involved as she possibly can in her final months prior to graduation.
Edelyn Garcia is all about helping others. So a career in nursing is a perfect fit for the Huntington High School senior. The teenager is coming off a sensational soccer season that culminated in a playoff appearance and All-Conference honors for the lockdown defender.
Jack O’Brien is an essential element in the Huntington High School lacrosse team’s effort to win league and county titles next spring. He’s that good and that important to the Blue Devils’ quest for glory.
Shannon Kehoe officially signed an NCAA Division I national letter of intent, committing the Huntington High School senior to play on the women’s volleyball team at Canisius College in Buffalo.
The Westminster College men’s lacrosse team is getting one of Huntington High School’s finest in Jahiem Hawkins. The senior has committed to the New Wilmington, Pennsylvania school. He intends to study there for a career in nursing.
Morgan Colleluori is in the midst of her senior year at Huntington High School and she is doing everything she can to make it a great one. The teenager is enrolled in an interesting slate of classes, is active in clubs, academic honor societies and school related organizations and is a valued member of the Highsteppers competitive dance team.
A profile of Huntington High School and the Class of 2022 is now available for viewing and downloading on the Huntington School District’s website at www.hufsd.edu.
West Yellowstone, Montana is a long way from Huntington High School, but there was Nick DiPietro spending a month volunteering with the Buffalo Field Campaign last summer and doing his part in saving the last herd of wild buffalo.
There are no dull moments in Sydney Cordeiro’s life. She lives it to the fullest and the Huntington High School senior has compiled a great record over the past four years, taking advantage of every possible opportunity that has come her way.
She’s one of the best swimmers on the Blue Devil varsity team this fall and Caelan Clayton is also one of the top students in Huntington High School’s Class of 2022.
Erik Flores Reyes is in the midst of a great run. The Huntington High School senior is excelling in every possible way, earning top grades in the classroom, taking on leadership positions in co-curricular organizations and competing on the Blue Devil cross country team. He is eyeing some of the finest colleges in the country as he plans the next stage in his life.
Alyson Baker is a happy and optimistic Huntington High School senior who is highly regarded by her classmates, teammates, teachers and coaches. She’s enjoying a great experience with stimulating classes, clubs, sports and several leadership positions.
Eliza Walther is a sincere and hardworking young woman who has displayed a significant creative streak during her time at Huntington High School. The senior has plans for a busy year, including interesting classes, sports, clubs, a credit bearing internship and a job in the community.
Huntington senior Christopher Maichin has committed to play lacrosse at Colby College in Maine. An academic and athletic standout over the past four years, the teenager has achieved in every possible way and is one of the top members of the Class of 2022.
Erin Ye has been named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship’s 2022 awards program. The designation places the Huntington High School senior among an exceptional group of American high school students.
Huntington senior Shannon Kehoe has committed to Canisius College’s NCAA Division I women’s volleyball team. The Blue Devil great has been working for years to earn this opportunity and she plans to make the most of it.
Alex Frawley is back studying within the friendly confines of Huntington High School where the teenager is in his senior year. He spent time in Europe last summer, broadening his educational and cultural horizons. Now he has returned and his hands are full with five Advanced Placement courses.
Life just wouldn’t be as exciting without challenges of all sorts. Jillian LoTurco would be the first to agree. The Huntington High School senior has become expert at juggling many different activities in and out of the classroom and the results have been simply marvelous.
Unlike most seniors, Gretel Cassell has known where she will attend college for some time. The Huntington High School senior gave Binghamton University a verbal commitment last year after the upstate New York school recruited the teenager to play on its NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse team.
Maddy Bavaro is one of the most talented members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2022. She’s a creative artist, excelling in photography, a great musician, a key player on three varsity athletic teams and a top student academically.
Katie Browne intends to enjoy every single minute of her senior year at Huntington High School, where the teenager has been excelling in every possible way. The coming year will be filled with an assortment of interesting classes, participation in club activities and playing a key role on the Blue Devil varsity soccer, basketball and lacrosse teams.
Kianna Criscuola has everything in place to enjoy a spectacular senior year at Huntington High School. The teenager has kept busy in recent weeks, always keeping an eye on the future and working to improve herself in every possible way.
Ainsley Proctor is poised for a spectacular senior year at Huntington High School. She has kept busy this summer, using her time to explore possible career interests. The teenager is looking forward to a full complement of challenging classes, clubs and sports.
Jack Giamo enjoyed four fabulous years at Huntington High School. A Blue Devil golf star, he didn’t let anything stand in his way, not even a serious injury he sustained that kept him off the course as a senior. The teenager is headed to Michigan State University to study in the Broad School of Business.
Even when she found herself in the midst of pain that wouldn’t forget, Christine Amodeo Palmer was able to summon enough strength to smile and laugh for her students and colleagues. The Huntington School District librarian was a fighter and she battled breast cancer with every shred of energy she could muster before passing away on June 13, 2015. She was just 41.
Ethan McGuinness’ secrets to success are beautiful in their simplicity. They include class participation, connecting with his teachers and extracurricular activities. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 likes to keep things simple and cut to the chase. The teenager plans to study biomedical engineering at Northeastern University in Boston.
Andys Saravia-Ramirez isn’t afraid of rolling up his sleeves, working long hours and getting his hands a little dirty. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 member likes to know “how things work” and he’s simply spectacular at disassembling a piece of majority, regardless of how high tech it might be, repairing it and putting it back together again.
Jackson Dunn is heading off to college with the comforting feeling that he performed his “job” very well these past four years. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 member compiled a strong academic record and prepared himself well for Loyola University Chicago, where the teenager intends to pursue a degree in political science.
Niurca Chabla-Leon loves the world of art. She is so taken by it that the Huntington High School Class of 2021 member plans to study at Adelphi University in preparation for a career as an art teacher.
Huntington High School Class of 2021 members Jorge Parada Cisneros, Alana Wallace and Lily O’Heir all captured Tri-Community & Youth Agency’s Joseph Martone Memorial Scholarship Awards. Mr. Parada Cisneros also won a large scholarship that was funded by the DiStefano Charitable Foundation.
Ryan Aguirre is a remarkable young man. An actor, singer, dancer and all-around exceptional entertainer and presence on any stage, the Huntington High School Class of 2021 member is also an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor. He is headed to Fordham University to study history.
Kate Bender was an absolute sweetheart who will always be remembered by those she worked with an helped in their professional careers. She was best known around the Huntington School District for the longtime role she played in the personnel office.
Ella Siepel’s incredible record speaks for itself. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 needs no introduction after excelling in everything she touched over the past fours. The teenager is headed to the University of Rochester in the fall.
Ludis Romero has been one of the most understated members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. The talented teenager shunned the limelight, but nevertheless her star burned bright; very bright.
Angelica Hernandez and Mackenzie Madison have been standouts at Huntington High School over the past four years. Highly regarded by their classmates and teachers, the two teenagers have so much potential that the Huntington Association of Retired Teachers and Employees awarded the pair twin $1,000 scholarships.
Advanced Placement Scholar Catherine McCooey enjoyed an incredible run through Huntington High School where she graduated this past June near the top of the Class of 2021.
Alana Wallace has an irrepressible smile and energy. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 member just can’t contain her enthusiasm and passion for life. She is excited to begin classes at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania where she is interested in studying criminal justice and psychology.
Joan Marie Balsari was one of a kind. She held unshakeable opinions about everything and she didn’t hesitate to share them with anyone willing to listen. But, she also loved to hear what everyone else had to say, too. She was a great conversationalist.
Jake and Mary Jagoda were part and parcel of the very fabric that comprises the Huntington community; growing up, carrying on rewarding friendships and attending school here. The siblings developed many close relationships with those of all ages over the years.
Naysa Escobar is one of Huntington High School’s most dynamic incoming seniors. The teenager is indefatigable while pursuing her goals. She spent time this summer studying business innovation at St. John’s University in Queens.
The October Dawn Scholarship is a very special award presented annually to a graduating Huntington High School senior. This year, the scholarship’s generous stipend of $2,000 was captured by Niurca Chabla-Leon, a member of the Class of 2021.
The Association of School Business Officials of New York has awarded Huntington High School Class of 2021 member Brenda Acevedo a $500 scholarship in recognition of her exceptional achievements and future potential in the field of business.
Class of 2021 members Gracia Renkewitz and Alexander Bellissimo have captured twin scholarships presented in memory of one of the most inspiring and determined of all Huntington High School graduates.
Gracia Renkewitz is this year’s recipient of the Associated Teachers of Huntington scholarship. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 member plans to begin her studies at Nassau Community College with a special focus on either psychology or chemistry.
Yolani Cabrera and Valerie Rogel are two of the most impressive members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. The exceptional duo has been named this year’s recipients of the National School Development Council Awards.
Judy Menacho was a great art teacher with a splendid sense of humor. When the longtime Huntington UFSD faculty member passed away last February it saddened her neighbors and former colleagues. A scholarship in her memory was presented to Huntington High School Class of 2021 member Emma Guba.
The Huntington Lions Club is such a firm believer in Lily O’Heir’s potential for success that the organization has presented the Huntington High School Class of 2021 member with a $5,000 scholarship award to help defray college related expenses.
Danielle Brite has sketched out plans to study at Binghamton University in preparation for a career in psychology. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 appears well positioned for college success after a great run that saw honored as a Distinguished Senior last month.
An Advanced Placement Scholar, Jazmynn Clark graduated last month as one of the leading members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. The teenager will soon begin studies at Northeastern University in Boston in preparation for a career in nursing.
Jordan Forte thrilled her Blue Devil teammates, coaches and fans for many years in soccer, basketball and lacrosse with her heroics and incredible play. The Huntington Fire Department recognized the Huntington High School Class of 2021 member with its Frank Carino Award for Athletics, presented annually to the top athlete in the senior class.
Few people can ever hope to have the remarkable impact on this world that Michael Samuel Gilmor did in his short time on this good earth. A John H. Glenn High School graduate, he was well known to students at Huntington High School through his dad, who is dean of student support. When he passed away suddenly at home of an aortic aneurism at only 22 years of age in August 2018, it was a terrible blow to everyone that knew and loved him.
All the parents out there should pay attention to this. Don’t think for a minute that you are wasting your breath giving advice and good counsel to your children; that it’s going in one ear and out the other. It’s not. Adamaris Ventura Sanchez shows just how important a parent can be in the life of their son or daughter.
Courtney O’Bryan was a delightful young woman. Smart, energetic, loyal and a kind and considerate friend to so many, she was loved by everyone that knew her. The 2011 Huntington High School graduate will never be forgotten at her alma mater, where her magnetic smile and happy disposition made a permanent impression.
Joseph Manaker was a bright and happy young man who saw the best side of everyone. He had the biggest heart imaginable and his one of a kind personality filled Huntington High School. Teachers and classmates loved him. He always had a way of making the day seem a little bit brighter.
Evan Martinez likes a good challenge and the Huntington High School Class of 2021 member will get it as he goes about studying aerospace engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Alexa Rind plans to study political science at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. She’s a smart, well-spoken and highly informed young woman with a notable sense of responsibility and a desire to make the world a better place for everyone.
Andys Saravia-Ramirez likes to know how things work. Most people don’t have the slightest idea how an engine operates, but the Huntington High School Class of 2021 member can take one apart and put it back together again. Yes, he’s that good. The teenager’s mind thinks in a mechanical language that few can understand.
Alex Bellissimo doesn’t let anything stand in his way. The Huntington High School Class of 2021 member has overcome the most daunting personal challenges and compiled a list of enviable accomplishments.
Four incredible Huntington High School Class of 2021 members are this year’s recipients of the Santos Garcia-Avelar Award, which is presented in honor of a 2016 alum to help hardworking students who have acclimated successfully to a new learning environment along with a new culture and language.
Huntington High School’s Class of 2021 received every ounce of fanfare that it deserved before a crowd estimated at 3,000 at last Saturday night’s commencement exercises at Stony Brook University’s Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
An exceptional group of 124 Huntington High School seniors were honored on Thursday night during a Blue Devil Stadium ceremony that attracted a crowd of several hundred parents along with building administrators and district officials.
It’s easy to think that every student leads a so-called charmed life, but unfortunately, that’s simply not the case. Many face serious obstacles and challenges that require inner fortitude and the help of others to battle through. Huntington High School senior Isabelle Grenier has refused to allow the curves she has been thrown to sidetrack her life. The spectacular teenager is this year’s recipient of the Principal’s Award.
Two spectacular members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021 have captured coveted alumni scholarships. Principal Brenden Cusack announced that Jordan Forte and John Holly have garnered the prestigious awards, which carry with them $500 stipends.
Aidan Heller is a well-rounded young man, who knows a little bit about everything. The Huntington High School senior has earned stellar grades and been a mainstay of the Blue Devil cross country and track program.
The members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021 can ably testify that classmates Kate Sheran and Joseph Tropeano possess in abundant supply the qualities of kindness, compassion and consideration. The two teenagers encourage and support their friends and really anyone who reaches out and seeks their help. The duo is always available when someone needs them.
Huntington High School has been graduating seniors since 1862, but during that long stretch of time, there has never been an outdoor prom. Until last week.
Reading a success story is always an inspiring experience and few can match Yolani Cabrera’s. She began kindergarten not knowing a word of English, but since then the Huntington High School senior has worked incredibly hard and compiled an impressive record along the way.
Eli Mollineaux will never be forgotten at Huntington High School or in the community. The wonderful young man was an inspiration to his teachers, classmates and family, shouldering all of his considerable challenges with unwavering determination and hope.
Senior Arianna Guerrero is sweet and kind to everyone she crosses paths with at Huntington High School. The teenager has thoroughly enjoyed her four years in the building and she’s looking forward to the future, including a move down south and a job in an industry she has come to appreciate.
Vivienne LaVertu is a splendid young artist who has developed an interest in pursuing a career in cosmetology. The Huntington High School senior is planning her next move so she can take her talents to the next level as well as seeking full time employment in the field.
Rashiem Sexton has a heart of gold. Just ask his teachers and classmates. The Huntington High School senior is a wonderful young man with an endearing personality. He plans to pursue a career in the hospitality industry.
Alexa Rind is articulate and knowledgeable while participating in a conversation about the pressing public policy issues dominating the news. The Huntington High School senior likes to stay informed and share her opinions and she hopes to one day influence events for the better. The teenager plans to study political science at the University of Michigan.
Rebecca Hoffmann has jammed an awful lot of wonderful experiences into her four years at Huntington High School. A credit to herself, her family and the community in general, the high achieving senior is headed to Northeastern University in Boston to study for a career in medicine.
Chloe Buffone has enjoyed a remarkable run through Huntington High School where she has been a standout in every possible way. The senior has been a high achiever across the board and has won admirers among her classmates and the faculty. The teenager is headed to the Ivy League and Cornell University, where she is excited to begin her studies.
Since coming to Huntington UFSD as a fourth grader, Niurca Chabla-Leon has been a model student, working hard and valuing every single day of classroom education. The Huntington High School senior has completely mastered two languages and is on the high honor roll. She plans to attend Adelphi University and study for a career as an art teacher.
Seniors Juliet Marinello, Niurca Chabla-Leon and Grace Wildermuth are culminating their sensational runs through Huntington High School by capturing coveted Otto Kahn Awards, which are presented annually to an elite group of fine and performing artists by Friends of OHEKA.
To use an apt metaphor, the past four years have been a grand slam for Kyle Colleluori. The Huntington High School senior has been a Blue Devil baseball star and a spectacular student in the classroom, where he has earned the praise and respect of teachers in every department. In the fall, the teenager will be attending Boston College where he plans to study finance.
Joe Rombaldi is interested in pursuing a degree in engineering and the Huntington High School senior has chosen one of the top colleges in the country for that academic discipline: Stony Brook University.
When something “clicks” a person just knows it. They can sense it and feel it and they are drawn to it. So it is for Aaron Chin. The Huntington High School senior knows that Bucknell University in Pennsylvania is the right place for him and he’s looking forward to pursuing an undergraduate degree in creative writing there.
Samir Rathore can look very serious even when he’s not. Truth be told, the Huntington High School senior really has a great sense of humor and while he certainly is a deep thinker, he likes to laugh and flash the smile that has made him popular with his classmates.
Tess Stanley is an exceptional young woman and one of the top seniors in Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. The gifted teenager is headed to Lafayette College in Pennsylvania where she is interested in pursuing a degree in neuroscience and philosophy.
Isabella Algieri is delightful to be around, which makes her one of the most popular members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. She’s bright, articulate, optimistic and funny. The teenager is a leader and she’s a great athlete, too. The senior is headed to SUNY Geneseo where she has already sized up all the opportunities and activities that await her.
Fordham University in the Bronx checks all the important boxes for Isaiah James, including location, excellent academics, an NCAA Division I track program and a variety of clubs and activities. So the Huntington High School senior is thrilled to be headed there, just a stone’s throw from Manhattan.
Giulia Sabatino is one of Huntington High School’s most thoughtful seniors. The teenager is finding her way and she’s making everyone proud. She plans to study at Suffolk County Community College and further discern her interests and career plans.
Chris Segreti does nothing halfway. When the Huntington High School senior steps on a baseball field, he takes no prisoners; going all out to win. When he walks into a classroom he strives to master every last bit of material and ace every test.
Owen Husselbeck has carefully considered his college options, giving each of the possibilities the time and attention such an important decision deserves. After weighing the pros and cons of each school, he has decided that SUNY Plattsburgh and its soccer program are an ideal fit for his interests and talents.
Gianna Prosseda is a decisive young woman who chases after her dreams and goals with enthusiasm and a sense of purpose. The Huntington High School senior is headed 1,800 miles away from home to study at Colorado State University and she couldn’t be any happier.
Huntington High School Class of 2021 co-valedictorian Grace Wildermuth is headed to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. One of the finest musicians in the senior class, she is excited to begin her college studies.
Charlotte Maggio is one of the most well-liked members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. She’s a star in the classroom and in the athletic arena and is an all-around wonderful young woman. The teenager is excited about her college plans, which include studying at North Carolina State University.
Valerie Rogel has worked exceedingly hard over the past four years and now the Huntington High School senior has something very impressive to show for it. The teenager has been accepted into the freshman class at Columbia University. She’s thrilled to begin studying on the Ivy League school’s Morningside Heights campus in New York City.
David Canas Granados has given his future a great deal of thought and the Huntington High School senior has decided to study at City University of New York-Hunter College as he begins his quest to become a lawyer.
Juliet Marinello has danced her way into the hearts of classmates and teachers at Huntington High School where she is a member of the Class of 2021. The teenager is headed to Indiana University to study ballet in one of the top college programs in the country.
Kemberlin Hernandez-Veliz has always been goal-oriented. Maybe it’s the athlete in her or it’s just her personality and inner drive. Whatever it is, the Huntington High School senior plans to attend Hofstra University and study neuroscience on a pre-med track. She’s been working hard in order to be successful in all of her future endeavors.
An exceptional group of 124 Huntington High School Class of 2021 members have captured the distinction of being called Distinguished Seniors after turning in years of exceptional classroom performances.
Mackenzie Madison feels at home in a classroom. The Huntington High School senior has been fortunate to have had several exceptional role models over the years who have inspired her to pursue a career as an elementary school teacher.
Luke Maffei is in the midst of a great year. The Huntington High School senior is enrolled in many interesting courses and is participating in various honor societies, clubs and sports. His college plans are coming into clear focus and his career interests are taking shape.
Huntington High School seniors Grace Wildermuth and Alexander Bellissimo have been named co-valedictorians of the Class of 2021.
Thomas Fucci has gone from Washington Primary School kindergartener to Huntington High School senior in what seems to be the blink of an eye. The teenager is in the final months of completing his degree requirements while simultaneously finalizin
Gracia Renkewitz is having a great senior year at Huntington High School despite the COVID-19 pandemic. She’s determined to make each day count. While there have been many changes to daily life, the teenager is striving to remain optimistic and make the best of the situation.
There is rarely a dull moment in Alana Wallace’s life. There always seems to be a buzz surrounding the Huntington High School senior, who has plenty of friends and is very involved in the Blue Devil sports program. She has an engaging personality and energetic nature.
Jack Kurathowski has been an essential member of the Huntington High School community these past four years, making contributions in classes, clubs and sports in his own special way. The senior has been excelling in the district since his first day of kindergarten at Washington Primary School and he’s looking to graduate on a high note in a few months.
Alex Berg is one of Huntington High School’s best students. The senior has worked hard in the classroom and been thoroughly engaged in after school activities. He intends to study at the University at Albany in preparation for a career as an attorney.
Emily Ramirez-Bravo has learned so much about herself, her classmates and friends and her college and career interests these past four years. The Huntington High School senior is in the midst of formulating plans for an exciting future.
Sasha Koulakova loves science and the Huntington High School senior hopes to continue studying at Stony Brook University, with a particular specialization in marine biology.
Senior Grace McKean considers herself fortunate to be enjoying such a great experience at Huntington High School in a town she loves. The happy, optimistic and popular young woman cares about others and lives her life in a way that makes everyone around her proud.
Joe Tropeano is planning for a career in a law enforcement. The Huntington High School senior intends to study criminal justice in college. In the meantime he is very involved in clubs, sports and his classes.
Aidan Bender was looking for a big college that’s known for its school spirit and top notch academics and has a family-like atmosphere and the Huntington High School senior believes he found it at Penn State University.
Julia Steinberg has found just the right place to pursue her academic, career and personal interests. The Huntington High School senior intends to head to Florida for college and she couldn't be more excited about it.
It takes time and patience to find just the right college to meet a person’s interests and goals. Zach Gordon believes he’s found the perfect fit in Carleton College in Minnesota. The Huntington High School senior is happy about his decision and excited to be on his way to playing college baseball.
There’s always been something really special about Alex Gonzalez ever since his first day of kindergarten at Washington Primary School. He’s always been a standout and an all-around exceptional young man. There’s even more proof of that after the teenager was accepted into the famed Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The highly regarded Ivy League business school accepts less than one in ten applicants.
Juliana Friebolin’s dream has come true. The Huntington High School senior has had her eyes on Baylor University in Texas for many years and late last week she learned her early decision application was accepted.
Nick Tudisco is a mature and impressive young man who presents himself very well to everyone. The Huntington High School senior has been excelling after returning to the district following two years at Chaminade.
Trevan Meagher never gives up. The Huntington High School senior has staying power even in the face of injuries that might have forced some athletes to the sidelines permanently. The teenager has committed to play lacrosse at SUNY College at Geneseo and he is anxiously looking forward to the experience.
Mackenzie Eccles is an enthusiastic and positive thinking young woman. The Huntington High School senior is navigating through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with the best possible mindset as she pursues her academic and extracurricular interests and puts together exciting future plans.
Many years of training and competing in tournaments across multiple states has paid off handsomely for Katie Browne. The Huntington High School junior has committed to Bucknell University, where she has been recruited to play on the women’s lacrosse team.
Layla DeVille is one of the sweetest and kindest young women in Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. She has spent the past four years endearing herself to her teachers and classmates and impressing everyone with her helpful and respectful ways.
Every day is a great day for Carlos Martinez. The Huntington High School senior is always in a good mood with a sunny disposition. He’s a happy teenager and it shows as he goes about his business with a smile on his face, enjoying his classes and Blue Devil sports participation while he considers his experience these past four years to be the “greatest.”
Like so many of her classmates, Huntington High School senior Gianni Prosseda hopes to make this a great year, despite COVID-19 related restrictions. She’s a spectacular young woman who has developed into one of the stars of the Class of 2021.
Lisa Martin is a big-hearted Huntington High School senior who has a kind word for everyone. She’s enjoyed being a three-sport Blue Devil varsity athlete, but she won’t be calling it a career when she graduates next June. The teenager has been recruited to play on the Sacred Heart University women’s lacrosse team
Standout Huntington High School goalie Julie Rogel has signed with the University of Scranton’s NCAA Division I field hockey team. The Blue Devil star is excited to begin her college career, but first she hopes to enjoy a final season wearing the blue and white.
Gretel Cassell began playing lacrosse shortly after she learned to walk and she absolutely loves the sport. The Huntington High School junior enjoys it so much that she has given a verbal commitment to Binghamton University to play on its women’s lacrosse team.
Will McClellan is enjoying an unforgettable experience at Huntington High School. The senior is cultivating his interests while surrounded by friends. Even in the midst of a worldwide virus pandemic, the teenager is finding a way to get the most out of each day.
Gemma Pellegrini came to Huntington UFSD from Italy as a fourth grader. She’s now a senior and closing out a remarkable run during which she has shined in every possible way.
President of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021, Taylor Case is a dynamic young woman who has accomplished so much over the past four years. Teachers are united in their belief that the teenager has a very bright future as she goes about pursuing her dreams in the business world.
Chad Rowe is one of the proudest members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. He’s worn a Blue Devil uniform in all three sports seasons for the past four years and he’s done it with pride. As he goes about his final year in the building, he’s still finding plenty of things to keep his attention and stay busy.
Charlotte Maggio’s senior year at Huntington High School is off to a great start, even with the COVID-19 pandemic changing so much of the typical experience enjoyed by generations of students. Surrounded by loyal friends, the resilient teenager is completely engaged in an interesting set of courses and after school activities.
Torin Bograd is a competitor. The Huntington High School senior likes a good challenge and all the preparation it requires to be successful. He has been a fine student and a great athlete for the Blue Devils. The teenager has committed to play lacrosse at SUNY College at Geneseo where he plans to study business.
Aidan Heller likes to run. The senior competes with the Blue Devil cross country and track and field programs during all three sports seasons. He’s currently racing toward the finish line of his time at Huntington High School and looking forward to future pursuits.
Liam Hassett is an enthusiastic Huntington High School senior who also just happens to be one of the best Blue Devil athletes. The teenager has committed to Siena College where he plans to play on the lacrosse team and study business.
Adora Colay is a delightful young lady who has distinguished herself as a member of Huntington High School’s Class of 2021. She has worked very hard these past four years and made everyone proud. But she’s confident that the best is still yet to come.
Eliana Ng is a wonderful young woman who has been excelling at Huntington High School for many years. The senior is eyeing a handful of outstanding colleges. She plans to study business and pursue a career in finance.
She’s one of the finest teenagers anyone could ever meet. Alexa Amorison has gone about her daily business in Huntington High School’s classrooms, courts and playing fields with grace and dignity and an awesome sense of humor and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. The highly regarded senior has committed to play lacrosse at Molloy College in Rockville Centre.
Aidan Bonn can be a really sweet and funny guy, but when the Huntington High School senior steps on a lacrosse field he’s all business and plays hard. It’s why Fairleigh Dickinson University wants the teenager to play for its lax team.
Sophia Severine is in the midst of an unforgettable experience at Huntington High School where she is a member of the Class of 2021. She’s a high-powered, dynamic young woman who has excelled in a variety of areas in and out of the classroom.
Juliana Friebolin has done nothing but make Huntington High School proud over the past four years. A sensitive, articulate and highly regarded young woman, the senior has worked hard and kept her eyes on a set of inspiring goals while gaining the respect of everyone and being a cherished and valued friend.
Ryan Aguirre loves the thought of attending college in Manhattan and experiencing daily life in one of the greatest cities in the world. But right now, the teenager is a senior at little old Huntington High School, where he has emerged as one of the standouts in the Class of 2021.
Lily O’Heir is a dynamic young woman intent on making a difference in the world. The Huntington High School senior has compiled an all-around enviable record, sparkling academically, athletically, musically and socially. She’s planning an exciting future.
Jack Krisch doesn’t have to deal with waiting to see where he gets accepted to college or agonize over which school to choose. Last last January, the Huntington High School senior committed to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he has been recruited to play on the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse team.
Jack Krisch doesn’t have to deal with waiting to see where he gets accepted to college or agonize over which school to choose. Last last January, the Huntington High School senior committed to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he has been recruited to play on the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse team.
As Alex Fascilla went about deciding where to attend college and play lacrosse he was swamped with information that needed to be sorted, evaluated and put into a proper context. As the Huntington High School senior did his due diligence it became obvious that Babson College in Massachusetts seemed to check all the boxes the teenager deemed most important.
Osiris Shepherd has come a long way since kindergarten. The Huntington High School senior got his start in a California classroom before finding his way 3,000 miles east to Long Island and eventually settling into life as a happy Blue Devil.
Gigi DeVoe is a well-liked Huntington High School senior. She has enjoyed a great experience these past four years, making good friends, developing productive relationships with several faculty members, participating in all three sport seasons and bringing her college and career interests into sharper focus.
Jordan Forte has known for nearly a year that she will be attending Stony Brook University. The Huntington High School senior gave the Seawolves’ women’s lacrosse team a verbal commitment as an underclassmen. But while she’s excited about the future, the teenager is also determined to make the current year one that she will always remember.
Marina Durand is excited. It’s the teenager’s senior year at Huntington High School and she wants to make the most of it, even in the midst of a public health crisis.
Riley Zink is one of Huntington High School’s most enthusiastic seniors. She is pursuing her interests through interesting classes, interning with a popular math teacher, playing on two Blue Devil varsity teams, volunteering with the Habitat for Humanity club and sharpening her legal skills with the mock trial squad. All in all, this is shaping up as a very busy year for the teenager.
Julia Gorecki plays on the Blue Devil varsity girls’ lacrosse team and she loves it. So the Huntington High School senior wants to continue with the sport next year when she moves on to college. She feels she found the perfect place to do it and has committed to SUNY College at Oswego.
Jah-Meer Sallet is happiest when he's on a soccer field filled with his Blue Devil teammates. The Huntington High School senior earned All-League honors last fall and he can't wait to take the field next spring for his final season.
Huntington High School senior Richard Rongo has captured Suffolk County’s Distinguished Youth Award after notching exceptional achievement in each of the four areas of personal development, volunteer service, physical fitness and park exploration.
Nate Deegan is a mature young man who is in control all the time. The Huntington High School senior presents himself well and people have taken notice. He works hard at everything he does and makes every minute count each day.
Grace Wildermuth’s senior year at Huntington High School is opening in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, but she’s determined to have the best experience possible while remaining hopeful the health crisis will finally relent.
Yolani Cabrera is an inspiring success story. She began kindergarten not knowing a word of English. Since then the Huntington High School senior has worked exceptionally hard and accomplished so much. Now she wants to help others.
Andrea Delcid is an exceptional young woman, full of hopes and dreams and passion for what she finds interesting and fulfilling. The Huntington High School senior is fully engaged in all of her classes as well as her club favorites and Blue Devil athletics.
Matthew Colavecchio’s senior year at Huntington High School will be filled with Advanced Placement classes, service with the student government, writing for the student newspaper, Blue Devil football and a credit bearing internship with a video arts class.
Brianna Isaza’s enthusiasm is contagious. The Huntington High School senior loves to learn new things and challenge herself. She gets excited discussing all of her classes and activities and what she’s planning for the future. Her energy is hard to contain.
In a world turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic, Angelica Hernandez is still excited to be a Huntington High School senior. She’s looking forward to a great year filled with interesting classes, an internship with a special education teachers and clubs and other activities.
Tess Stanley marched into her senior year at Huntington High School with typical poise and confidence. One of the community’s most dynamic teenagers, she places a premium on her classroom education as well as her involvement in numerous extracurricular activities.
Jorge Cisneros has big plans for the future. The Huntington High School senior is considering a group of excellent colleges and planning for an exciting career in the medical field.
Valerie Rogel pursues her interests with passion. The determined Huntington High School senior doesn’t cut any corners. She energetically gives her classes and extracurricular activities the attention they deserve and is enthusiastic about everything she does.
Sarah Giarraputo plans to have a busy senior year at Huntington High School, with Advanced Placement classes, clubs and a credit bearing internship. She’s also sketching out her future, including sorting through various college possibilities.
Alexa Rind is a mover and a shaker who has excelled over the past four years and quietly compiled a record that would make anyone proud. The Huntington High School senior has produced award winning work and she’s widely regarded as one of the top members of the Class of 2021.
Jailyn Fuentes has been working hard in her classes for many years and the Huntington High School senior is now in a position to consider several top tier colleges as she begins to sketch out plans for her future.
It’s been a tradition since July 1862; Huntington High School’s senior class has been an exceptionally talented group of young men and women. Among Class of 2021 members, more than 90 percent of graduates moved on to college studies with the rest headed to branches of the United States military, vocational and technical programs, a “gap” year before beginning college or immediate full-time employment
Huntington’s most recent graduating seniors were accepted into a broad array of top tier colleges, including many of the leading colleges and universities in the world. The teenagers earned more than $21 million in academic and athletic scholarships and awards.
Huntington seniors have long shined as scholars, athletes, musicians, actors, artists, engineers and scientists and mock trial courtroom warriors. They have taken leading roles in community service initiatives and humanitarian projects and have captured every conceivable honor.
Few high schools can match the record of Huntington graduates and none can surpass it.
Aidan Forbes has enjoyed a remarkable four year run through Huntington High School. Valedictorian of the Class of 2018, he will attend Vanderbilt University, where he plans to pursue an academic major in economics with possible minors in computer science and Spanish.
A National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Mr. Forbes considered Middlebury College, Northeastern University, Fordham University, University of Michigan and the University of Rochester, before choosing Vanderbilt.
Sebastian Stamatatos has a laser-like focus on his goals. Huntington High School’s Class of 2018 salutatorian is headed to Villanova University, where he plans to study finance and entrepreneurship in its renowned business school.
Mr. Stamatatos commands the respect of the entire high school community. He’s an articulate, thoughtful and well-informed young man who can hold his own in any conversation. He’s a kind and compassionate soul, too.
All seniors who are in good standing may leave the building during their lunch periods. They must leave their I.D. cards at the designated area before they leave. All seniors must have a signed Agreement for Senior Privileges form on file in the Main Office.
Seniors may also park in assigned spaces in the school parking lot. A permit must be obtained in the Security Office.
Seniors who return to school late from lunch due to car problems or accident must call the Dean’s Office (673-2007) as soon as possible before the end of the school day in order for the lateness or absence to class not to count as a cut. A follow-up call by the end of the same day from the parent is also required to substantiate that this absence was not a cut. Seniors who return late without a valid reason will lose their senior privilege for one week. Subsequent infractions will be handled progressively.
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Principal: Brenden Cusack
Asst. Principal: Gamal Smith
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