Graduates of Distinction

Year of Graduation: 2021
Class Rank Year of Graduation

Drew Sirago
1 2021

Drew Sirago is the Valedictorian of the Cairo-Durham Class of 2021. Drew has been a member of National Honor Society since 11th grade, serving as Vice President his senior year. He is also a student representative for Student Council and a member of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD). He played on the Varsity Tennis team all four years of high school and was named a First Team Patroon Conference All-Star his sophomore year. Drew received multiple awards for Outstanding Academic Achievement in AP, College and Honors courses throughout high school. For his academic achievements, he received the Gellert Cornell Admissions Invitation and the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award. Drew also received the National AP Scholar Award, which is granted to students who receive an average score of 4 or more on all AP Exams taken and a score of at least 4 on eight of these exams. Drew has been actively involved in the school’s music program and was selected for All-County and Area All-State for voice and percussion on multiple occasions. In his junior year, he was selected as an Alternate for All-State for both percussion and voice. In his senior year, Drew was selected for, and participated in, NYSSMA’s All-State Mixed Chorus and the National Association for Music Education’s All-Eastern Mixed Choir. Drew has played percussion for Empire State Youth Orchestras (ESYO), a prestigious group of young musicians across the Capital Region, since 6th grade. He played in ESYO’s Wind Orchestra in 6th and 10th grade and has been selected for their top percussion ensemble since 7th grade. In his spare time, Drew enjoys reading (especially political literature), playing video games and spending time outdoors. In the fall, Drew will attend Cornell University, where he plans on majoring in political science and minoring in music.


Amber Powell
2 2021

Amber Powell is the Salutatorian for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2021. Throughout her four years in high school, she was a member of National Honor Society, the class secretary, participated in soccer and softball, and played alto saxophone in jazz band, concert band, and marching band. She also attended All-County and did NYSSMA for almost all four years of high school. Throughout high school, Amber received multiple awards for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Exemplary Performance in all of the AP and college classes she has taken. Amber was also named an AP Scholar with Distinction and received the Clarkson Leadership Award and the Cornell University Invitational Award during her junior year. Amber maintained high honor roll for all four years of high school. During her senior year, Amber was selected to participate in the New Visions Scientific Research and World Health program at SUNY’s Cancer Research campus. Through this program, Amber wrote two 30-page research papers about post-cancer pain and phantom limb pain in mastectomy patients. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing with her dog Harvey, and baking. In the fall, she will be attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute, majoring in biology and biotechnology. In the future, she plans to obtain her Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology and would like to continue her research in cancer pain.


Xxaria Makely
3 2021

Xxaria Makely is honored to be ranked third in the Cairo-Durham Class of 2021. Throughout her high school career, she played five different sports: Varsity Basketball, Track, and Volleyball, with her two main focuses being Soccer and Softball (having been a member of these varsity sports since 8th grade). She was the captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer Team in both her junior and senior years, named MVP in her junior season, and was named a First Team All-Star her senior year. Additionally, in 10th grade Xxaria was named Scholar Athlete of the Year at Cairo-Durham. Xxaria’s love for sports goes beyond high school and even her own career, playing travel softball and soccer in the off seasons and coaching/volunteering for Rip Van Winkle Soccer Club. She has coached an “under six” soccer team since 7th grade for the local summer recreational league as well as volunteered for many training events. School and community involvement are very important to Xxaria as she has been the Class President all four years of high school, the president of National Honor Society, and was a consistent member of Interact Club. Her academic achievements and leadership have been recognized with many awards including a Russell Sage Scholarship and the George Eastman’s Young Leaders Award. Xxaria is also a two-time SAANYS Region 6 Leadership Award recipient. In her senior year, she earned the New York State Seal of Biliteracy, a first time honor at Cairo-Durham alongside her classmate Aniston Keff. In the fall, Xxaria plans on attending Columbia University as an intended Psychology major and Spanish minor. Upon receiving her bachelor’s degree, she hopes to continue studying Psychology in graduate school with aspirations of becoming a Forensic Psychologist.


Giovanna Manoli
4 2021

Giovanna Manoli is ranked fourth for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2021. During the four years of high school, Giovanna was a member of the National Honor Society, holding the position of Treasurer for one year. She was also the Treasurer of the Earth Club. She participated in both JV and Varsity level Softball and Volleyball. She was a member of the Drama Club, participating in set building along with the school play for several years. She participated in high school band, jazz band, and handbell choir. She has taken several Advanced Placement and college-level courses and will be graduating with about 50 college credits. She received recognition in the areas of Spanish, Math, Science, English, History, Engineering, and other electives, while also achieving high honor roll. She received scholarships to Clarkson, Wells, and Saint Rose. Giovanna has been nominated for Student of the Month twice in her high school career and was named CDHS Student of the Year in 2021. In her spare time, she likes to play softball, babysit, go outside, and read. In the fall, Giovanna plans to attend Columbia-Greene Community College and study Nursing. In the future, Giovanna would like to become a Physician’s Assistant.


Thanhvy Dinh
5 2021

Thanhvy Dinh is ranked fifth for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2021. During the last two years of high school, Thanhvy participated in the Questar III Cosmetology program as a dual enrollment student. She is an active member of Sources of Strength, holding a position as Peer Leader. She participated in the National Honor Society and was on Honor Roll for four years. For two years she participated in Peer Court as an active juror. In her spare time, Thanhvy likes taking walks with her dog and trying new foods to expand her palette. In the fall she plans to attend Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Thanhvy would like to become a researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences.


Katelynn Ross
6 2021

Katelynn Ross is one of the honored graduates for the year 2021 and is very much honored for ranking six out of the 10 Cairo-Durham students who also earned such an accomplishment. Katelynn has strived to put in as much effort as possible. By making High Honor Roll every year and receiving various awards for exemplary performance from teachers as well as Student of the Month, she was determined to give each class all her best efforts, especially now being online. That dedication proved well and she was excited to finish the last year of high school with everything she got! For Grade 9, she took part in Student Council and from Grades 9-12, she was a part of Sources of Strength. She was quite an active member for Sources of Strength and tried her best to fulfill activities and help friends and peers in the event they needed anything. For Grades 11-12, she was in the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society. Never did she once anticipate being a part of this, but she is forever grateful for it. Katelynn does not have plans for college just yet, but she is definitely going to find one and attend next year. Katelynn strives to find a place that she can call home, in the sense of school and education, and she needs time to work on herself before moving forward. She plans on majoring in biology and becoming either a surgical nurse or a biochemist. If that fails, she wants to become a detective. In her spare time, Katelynn typically plays video games or talks with some of her friends while simultaneously caring for five emotional cats. Katelynn hopes that in the future, she will be able to help others as many have helped her over the years. Hopefully, in some way, she can make a small positive change in the upcoming years.


Aryah Kargoe
7 2021

Aryah Kargoe is an honors student ranked seventh in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2021. During these past four years of high school, Aryah participated in several music programs. She participated in the high school band, jazz band, choir, women’s choir, and handbell choir. She also participated in three of Cairo-Durham’s musical productions. Aryah volunteered for events that were arranged by the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, Freehold Firehouse, and Cairo-Durham High School. She has been a class officer and a class representative for Student Council all throughout high school. She also is a member of the National Honor Society here at Cairo-Durham. She has received recognition for everything she’s done in high school by receiving a full scholarship for SUNY Plattsburgh. Aryah plans on attending SUNY Plattsburgh to study Childhood Education and eventually become an elementary school teacher.


Steven Maggio
8 2021

Steven Maggio is ranked eighth in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2021. During his four years of high school, Steven was a member and officer of the National Honor Society, Vice President of the Class of 2021, and played Varsity Golf, Bowling, and Tennis. He received recognition in the area of math and science by being awarded a $40,000 scholarship to the University of Rochester. In his spare time, he likes to watch NASCAR and football, and play video games. In the fall, Steven plans to attend Hudson Valley Community College and study Electromechanical Engineering. In the future, Steven would like to become an Electromechanical Engineer and own a Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.


Maya Englehardt-Lorenzana
9 2021

Maya Englehardt-Lorenzana is ranked ninth in the Cairo-Durham Class of 2021. During the four years of high school, Maya participated was involved with Tennis, National Art Honor Society, and National Honor Society. She received recognition in Art by being awarded the Excellence Award. In her spare time, Maya likes to create art and listen to music. In the fall, Maya plans to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City where she will study Illustration. She also hopes to travel.


Brianna Schermerhorn
10 2021

Brianna Schermerhorn is an honors graduate ranked 10th in the Cairo-Durham High School Class of 2021. Throughout her four years of high school she was involved in many sports including volleyball, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field; she received awards such as MVP and a Coaches award as well as being named co-captain for all four years. Brianna was also a member of the National Honor Society and the National Art Honor Society, and served as treasurer of her class, vice president of Student Council, president of the Yearbook Club and was involved in the school's band, marching band, chorus, women’s chorus, handbell choir, NYSSMA and All County festivals. She was chosen to participate in the NYSSMA Area All-State mixed choir at SUNY Oneonta in the fall of 2020. Brianna’s academic and leadership achievements were honored with the Russell Sage Scholarship during her junior year as well as the SUNY Cortland Civic Engagement Scholarship her senior year. Over the years, Brianna has pushed herself academically by taking a variety of Advanced Placement, college- and honors-level courses and has received many awards for her achievements in these classes while maintaining High Honor Roll. Brianna was also named Student of the Month by the Cairo-Durham Teachers Association in October 2020. In her free time, Brianna enjoys going for hikes with her family and friends, taking photographs, and traveling. Recently, she has been shadowing a local physical therapist to get a feel of what she would like to do in the future. In the fall, Brianna plans to attend SUNY Cortland and study Exercise Science with a Communications minor. In the future, Brianna would like to attend medical school where she might receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She hopes to work as a pediatric physical therapist for an inpatient clinic.

Year of Graduation: 2020
Class Rank Year of Graduation

Laney Bruck
1 2020

Laney Bruck is the Valedictorian of the Cairo-Durham Class of 2020. She has been a member of the National Honor Society throughout high school, serving as the vice president in 11th grade and then president during her senior year. She has volunteered at numerous events, including the Cairo-Durham 5K Run and Unified Basketball, and also served as a student representative on the Principal Interview Committee. Laney has been a member of the Girls Varsity Soccer Team all 4 years of high school, and was named captain during both her junior and senior years. She played basketball during 9th and 12th grade, and kept score for the team during 10th and 11th grade due to injuries. During her senior year, Laney was recognized with the Girls Basketball Scholar Athlete Award. Throughout high school, she has received multiple awards for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Exemplary Performance for AP, College, and Honors level courses, and was also named student of the quarter for both ELA and Language. For both her academic and leadership achievements, Laney has received the Cornell University Invitation Award, the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award, the Clarkson University Leadership Award, was a SAANYS Region 6 Leadership Award Recipient, and received CASDA Scholars Recognition. During her senior year, she was selected to participate in the New Visions Medical Program at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York, where she was able to delve into the field of medicine and explore all that it has to offer. In her free time, Laney enjoys kayaking, hiking, hunting, and horseback riding. In the fall, she will be attending the University at Albany, majoring in Biology. Upon receiving her bachelor's degree, she plans to attend Physician Assistant School.


Ashley Powell
2 2020

Ashley Powell is the Salutatorian of the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. Throughout her four years of high school she has been involved in many sports, such as tennis, basketball, and softball; and received awards in these sports such as MVP and Coaches Award. She was also a member of the National Honor Society, was secretary of her class, and was involved in the school’s band, jazz band, and marching band. Ashley’s achievements were honored during her Junior year with the Mustang Leadership Award from the school board, the George Eastman Young Leaders Scholarship award from Rochester University, and a scholarship from Russell Sage. Throughout her four years in high school, Ashley has challenged herself by taking AP and honors courses and has received many awards for her achievements in these classes while also maintaining High Honor Roll. In her spare time, Ashley likes to read, watch The Office, play with her dogs, and spend time with friends and family. In the summers, she also helps coach a U6 soccer team at the Cairo Elementary School. In the fall, Ashley plans on attending Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science to obtain her Doctorate in Pharmacy. In the future, Ashley would like to pursue a career as a Pharmacist.


Christina Markiewicz
3 2020

Christina Markiewicz is an honors graduate who is honored to be ranked 3rd for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. During her four years of high school, Christina participated in Varsity Track and Field, Indoor Track and Field, Band, National Honors Society, and National Technical Honors Society through Questar III. She received recognition in the area of Track and Field by being awarded First Team All-Star MVP of the Patroon Conference for field events. She also received recognition in the area of Criminal Justice by being awarded the Achievement Award from Questar III for her accomplishments in her program. In the fall Christina plans to attend Columbia-Greene Community College to study Criminal Justice. This will continue the study she had started in the Questar III Program. In the future, Christina would like to work in the Federal Government in the Criminal Justice field.


Charles Sternbach
4 2020

Charles Sternbach is an honors graduate ranked fourth for the Cairo-Durham High School Class of 2020. During his four years of high school Charles has participated in different sports and activities including dance, gymnastics, cross-country, golf and tennis. For his senior year Charles was admitted into the STEM @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute New Visions program where he was able to develop a deep understanding of numerous engineering concepts and was given the opportunity to take Physics 1 and 2 with other Rensselaer and New Visions students. Throughout his four years of high school he has received numerous awards in Mathematics and Engineering from PLTW, AP, and different honors courses. Charles also had the honor of receiving the Rensselaer Medal scholarship from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Charles’s interests include studying mathematics, coding, Formula One Racing, investing, and playing racing games. In the fall Charles plans to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and will be majoring in computer science with a minor in electrical engineering. In the future Charles has the goal of becoming a computer scientist working for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team and wants to become a major stakeholder of the team.


Sarah Fisher
5 2020

Sarah Fisher is an honors graduate ranked fifth for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. During her four years of high school, Sarah participated in the National Art Honor Society and was a brief member of Student Council and Sources of Strength. She was also a member of the Principal’s Student Panel all four years of high school. In her spare time, she loves playing a multitude of video games and taking care of her six kitties. In the fall, Sarah plans to attend Columbia-Greene Community College and study medical assisting. Sarah would like to pursue a career as a Lab Technician.


Jillian Navatto
6 2020

Jillian Navatto is an honors graduate ranking sixth for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. During her four years of high school, Jillian scored and managed the high school's football and wrestling teams and participated in the planning of class events. She received recognition for her academics when she was awarded a $60,000 Leadership Scholarship to Wells College and a $40,000 academic scholarship to SUNY Plattsburgh. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her friends, visit new places, and enjoy pursuing her interest in art. In the fall, Jillian plans to attend SUNY Plattsburgh on a pre-medical track. In the future, Jillian would like to become a psychiatric physician’s assistant.


Cali Ely
7 2020

Cali Ely is an honors graduate ranked seventh in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. During her four years of high school, she was a cheerleader and was a member of the National Honor Society. Cali will be attending SUNY Oneonta where she will be majoring in Early Childhood Education. Cali is looking forward to pursuing her dream of becoming an elementary school teacher!


Emily Stiverson
8 2020

Emily Stiverson is an honors graduate ranked eighth in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. During her four years of high school, Emily participated in Model UN, peer tutoring, and Sources of Strength. She also served as the secretary for the National Honor Society. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, painting, ice skating, and travel. In the fall Emily plans to attend the University of Minnesota Duluth and dual major in History and Teaching Social Studies. In the future, Emily would like to pursue a career as a middle school social studies teacher.


Trisha Gagne
9 2020

Trisha Gagne is an honors graduate ranked ninth in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2020. During her four years of high school she has participated in basketball, cross country, and track and field. She also joined the interact club and is in the National Honor Society. Trisha has received the Coach’s Award in track and cross country. In her spare time, she likes to go hiking, snowboarding, workout and take care of animals. In the fall Trisha plans to attend Siena college for a 4 year dual nursing program. In the future, Trisha would like to become a traveling nurse so she can travel the world and help others.

Year of Graduation: 2019
Class Rank Year of Graduation

Phebe Cunningham
1 2019

Phebe Cunningham is the Valedictorian of the Cairo-Durham Class of 2019. While maintaining a focus on academics, she has devoted much time to Student Government, serving her Junior and Senior year as President of the Student Council, Secretary of National Honor Society, and serving in other student leadership capacities including the Principal’s Student Panel, Board of Education Student Representative, and NECAP Youth Summit. Phebe was a four-year member of the Varsity Golf team and has also enjoyed playing fiddle and upright bass. In between these activities, she worked at both a local resort and local restaurant. For her Senior year, Phebe was selected to participate in the STEM @ Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute New Visions program, focusing on engineering and physics. Throughout Phebe’s four years at Cairo-Durham High School, she has received many Outstanding Academic Achievement and Exemplary Performance awards honoring her academic performance in AP, Honors and PLTW coursework, but also multiple awards highlighting her outstanding leadership and overall excellence. As a Junior, she was awarded the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal Award, Clarkson University Leadership Award and the Mustang Excellence Award. As a Senior, she has received the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Presidential Scholarship, CASDA Scholars Recognition and School Administrators Association of NYS Leadership Scholarship. Phebe is very eager to continue her education pursuing her passions - sound and engineering, in the field of acoustics. In the fall, she is excited to be majoring in Architectural Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Saylor Lewtschenko
2 2019

Saylor Tru Lewtschenko is proud to be named the Salutatorian of Cairo-Durham High School’s Class of 2019. Throughout her years at Cairo-Durham, she has participated in Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Student Council, and Yearbook. She has also been the Treasurer and President of National Honors Society in 11th and 12th grade, respectively. Additionally, she has been a large part of Cairo-Durham music department, being in 7 of the annual musicals and participating in NYSSMA solos, All-County Festivals, and Area-All State twice for flute. She has also participated heavily in choir and handbells in high school. Since Freshman year Saylor has consistently achieved high honor roll. Throughout high school, Saylor has taken 8 AP classes and was recognized as an AP Scholar with Honor. She was awarded the University of Rochester Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award and Cornell University Gellert Invitation. Since middle school and throughout high school, Saylor has embarked on numerous leadership conferences in Washington D.C. at American University, and Boston at UMass Lowell. Two, being related to medicine, sparked her curiosity in that honorable field. Moreover, her interest in the humanities, present in her dedication to government and policy, influenced her choice in career path. She will be attending the University of Rochester to study epidemiology in the Public Health (HEAL) 5-year Masters Program, with a possible minor in religion or music. Outside of school, since fourth grade, Saylor has participated in fencing. She will also be fencing and continuing flute at the University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music, respectively. Saylor plans on either working for the FDA/USDA, going to Medical School, or pursuing a DDS.


Rebecca Boyle
3 2019

Rebecca Boyle is proud to be ranked 3rd in the Class of 2019! She is a member of National Art Honor Society, the Responsible Adolescent Peer Program, and the Mock Trial team and is a member of The National Society of High School Scholars. She has also participated in Interact Club, participating as president and secretary, Model UN, participating as president and treasurer, and the Yearbook club, participating as social media correspondent, secretary, and editor. She is also one of the Class of 2019 treasures. In her 4 years at Cairo Durham, Rebecca has participated in JV and Varsity Soccer as well as Varsity Cheerleading, earning the spirit award in her senior year. She has also been involved in many musical activities; she participated in concert and marching band, chorus, and has attended NYSSMA. Rebecca was very happy and honored to receive recognition for her outstanding contributions as a student and a leader by being awarded the George Eastman Young Leaders Award from the University of Rochester and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award. She has also received many awards for various subjects as well as high honor roll for all four years.She also participates in community activities such as volunteering at the Michael J. Quill Irish Cultural Center and the Habitat for Humanity Restore of Ulster county. Rebecca has shown her love of art through her participation in The Art Institute of Chicago’s Media Camp and The DePaul Summer Animation Camp. She was selected and attended The University of Pennsylvania Summer Medical Camp and the National Student Leadership Conference. Rebecca will be attending St. Lawrence University in the fall to study neuroscience on the pre-med track.


Wayne Brown
4 2019

Wayne Brown is an honors graduate of the Cairo-Durham High School Class of 2019. Wayne is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. He has been recognized over the years for Outstanding Achievement and Exemplary Performance in several areas of study and has maintained high honor roll throughout all four years. Wayne received the Clarkson University Achievement Award in his junior year and most recently, a certificate of excellence for Outstanding Achievement for Columbia-Greene Community College in the High School Coursework. Wayne played JV and Varsity baseball in 9th and 10th grade, was a member of the Varsity bowling team grades 9 through 11, has participated in student council, has held a class officer position and has been a member of the Principal’s Student Panel. Wayne’s course of study throughout high school was honors and college classes, while his main focus was engineering. As a senior, Wayne chose to pursue the CTE program, Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance and upon completion, he will be certified in several areas of this field. After graduation, Wayne plans to pursue employment in the field of Heavy Equipment as a operator. He has been offered several opportunities locally.


Lily Makely
5 2019

Lily Ann Makely is an honors graduate ranked 5th in her class for Cairo-Durham HS class of 2019. During her four years of high school she participated in JV soccer, varsity soccer, and varsity track and field. Lily broke the track and field 400m dash record twice, and was awarded the Second Team All Patroon and First Team All Patroon award for soccer. Lily also participated in musical ensembles such as chorus, band, and women’s choir. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and spending time with her friends and family. Lily plans to attend Hudson Valley Community College as an intended dental hygiene major. In the future Lily would like to maintain a positive outlook on life and the knowledge that helping people is the most important thing that one can do with their life.


Alexandra O’Keefe
6 2019

Alexandra O’Keefe is an honor student at the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2019. During the four years of high school, Alexandra was an active member of student government, and was consistently involved with the school play. She’s received awards for her Capstone project, in which she created her own business model. In her spare time she likes to play the piano, watch her favorite TV dramas, and spend time with her most treasured loved one - Einstein, her dog. In the fall Alexandra plans to attend City College of New York and study atmospheric science. In the future, Alexandra would like to pursue a career in which she can help the environment and make efforts to stop climate change.


Jean Bailey
7 2019

Jean Bailey is an honors graduate ranked sixth in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2019. Throughout their four years of high school, Jean was a member of the National Art Honor Society and has participated in a variety of community volunteer activities such as serving for senior citizen dinners, helping to make the set for the school play, volunteering for field day activities and car washing at the elementary school, doing an art service for senior citizens at a nursing home, and many more. She received high recognition in the areas of French, English, Biology, Math, Health, and Art. As a recognition for their achievements, Jean was awarded a RIT scholarship during eleventh grade. Jean has participated in various honors and AP courses throughout their life at Cairo-Durham, all the way since eighth grade. In her spare time, Jean likes to do outdoor activities, photography, video games, and taking care of animals. In the fall, Jean plans to attend SUNY Cobleskill to major in the field of Wildlife Biology and Management. In the future, Jean would love to move on to become a marine biologist and live near the ocean to study animal biology within ocean environments.


Connor Greco
8 2019

Connor Greco is a senior at Cairo-Durham High School. Born and raised in Acra, New York, he has always shown a propensity for language and social studies, being accepted into MENSA in 2nd grade. Particularly interested in music, he plays the first chair for french horn in the high school concert band and marching bands, as well as the county-wide All County concert band and Coxsackie-Athens Community Band. In addition to music, he also operates a blog online reviewing single-estate teas and is the Vice President of Cairo-Durham’s yearbook club. He will be attending SUNY Albany in the fall to study Journalism with a minor in French.


Noah Warner
9 2019

Noah Warner is an Honor Graduate for Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2019. During the four years of high school, Noah participated in many sports including soccer, baseball, bowling and score keeping for the basketball team. Noah was honored as a 2nd team All-Patroon soccer player in 2018. Noah also helps coach young soccer players during the summer. He also attended NYS Boys State at Morrisville State University during the summer of 2018. All four years of high school Noah was on High Honor roll and has been awarded many achievement awards in numerous classes. Noah has earned many college credits through Columbia-Greene Community College and was awarded the Rachel Carson Healthy Plant Award Scholarship from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA. Noah is a very outgoing person and enjoys being with his family and friends and also enjoy working with his father learning the construction trade. In the fall Noah is planning on attending Vermont Technical College in East Randolph, VT where he will study Civil and Architectural Engineering. In the future Noah would like to become an Engineer.


Jolie Poulsen
10 2019

Jolie Poulsen is graduating ninth in the senior class of 2019. Throughout her years attending Cairo-Durham High, she has been very involved. Since ninth grade she has been taking honors classes and college level courses while achieving high honor roll all four years. She is an active member in the Interact Club, and participates in many sports. In the fall she plays tennis, in the winter she plays basketball, and in the spring she plays softball. She has been awarded patroon all star second team for softball three years in a row and twice for basketball. She has been awarded as a scholar athlete every season for all four years of high school. She plans to attend Saint Rose in the fall studying the business/marketing program.