Graduates of Distinction

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.

Year of Graduation: 2018
Class Rank Year of Graduation

Ryan Holdridge
1 2018

Ryan Holdridge is the Valedictorian of the Cairo-Durham Class of 2018. He has been a member of the National Honor Society throughout high school, is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars, and a member of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth for the last six years. Ryan is also a member of the Cairo-Durham Model UN club, acting as Vice President his senior year. He participated with the Interact Club and Backpack Program and has volunteered for the Cairo-Durham 5K Run for several years. Ryan has been recognized for his academic achievements by receiving the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award from the University of Rochester and the Cornell University Admissions Invitation Award his junior year. Ryan also won a commercial loan contest sponsored by the Bank of Greene County in his freshman year. Ryan has been nominated as a student representative for the People to People International Student Ambassador Program, the National Youth Leadership Forum Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders, and the Young Scholars Program through the University of Maryland. Throughout his high school career, Ryan has challenged himself by taking AP and Honors classes, and has received recognition in several areas for outstanding achievements. Ryan’s interests include playing video games, politics, history, and reading and collecting graphic novels. In the fall, Ryan will be attending the College of Saint Rose, majoring in History. In the future, Ryan would like to teach secondary and college History.


Colleen Selner
2 2018

Colleen Selner is the salutatorian for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During the four years of high school, Colleen was Vice President of the National Honor Society, a member of the Track and Field team, Yearbook Club, the Marching Band, Soccer, All-County Band, Drama Club, and Interact Club. She also participated in community activities such as nursing home visits, serving at senior citizen dinners, volunteering at DARE day, and more. She received recognition in the area of science by being awarded the Outstanding Academic Achievement or Exemplary Performance awards all four years. Colleen also received these awards each year in English, Mathematics, Social Studies and/or Art. As a junior, she was granted the Gellert-Cornell Admissions Invitation and the Clarkson University High School Leadership Award. In her spare time, Colleen enjoys doing outdoor activities, photography, and spending time with family and friends. In the fall, Colleen plans to attend Marist College to major in biomedical studies. In the future, she would like to attend graduate school to become a Physician Assistant.


Alexandra Del Vecchio
3 2018

Alexandra Del Vecchio is an honors graduate who is honored to be ranked 3rd in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During her four years of high school, she was a member of Sources of Strength, Interact Club and National Honor Society where she was named president in her senior year. She also participated in Varsity soccer and was named captain in her sophomore and senior year. She has received academic recognition and a variety of awards in multiple areas of study including mathematics, English, science, social studies and elective courses. She was named Student of the Quarter for World Languages in 2016 and Student of the Month in February 2018. In her junior year, she was also awarded a scholarship of at least $40,000 to Sage and another scholarship for $80,000 to Elmira. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, taking photographs of the outdoors, playing soccer, riding horses, coloring and reading. In the fall, Alexandra plans to attend the Sage College of Albany to study Elementary Education. In the future, she would like to become an elementary school teacher.


Rowan True
4 2018

Rowan True is fourth for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. Throughout his four years of high school, Rowan was involved in three sports, which were track and field, indoor track and field, and cross-country. Rowan also participated in National Honor Society, Mock Trial, and Interact club. Rowan received recognition in the areas of math and science by being awarded the Clarkson Leadership Scholarship and the RPI Merit Scholarship. He also successfully completed a variety of Honors/College/AP courses. In his spare time, he volunteers for the Boy Scouts of America and Sacred Heart Church. In the fall, Rowan plans to attend Clarkson and major in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering. In the future, Rowan would like to have a successful career and life.

 


Katie Feeney
5 2018

Katie Feeney is an honors graduate ranked fifth in the Cairo-Durham High School Class of 2018. During her four years of high school, Katie participated in several sports including track and softball, and she finished her senior year by being named soccer Patroon Champions and receiving a place on the first team All Stars. Katie participated in numerous musical ensembles including band, chorus, jazz band, women’s choir, marching band, NYSSMA, All County and Area All State Chorus. She enjoys acting and was lucky enough to land the lead role in this year’s production of Guys and Dolls. She also served as her class president, chief editor of the 2018 Archive, member of the National Honor Society, Mock Trial, Principal Panel and Sources of Strength. In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time with her amazing family and friends, working as a waitress at a local resort and enjoying the outdoors. Throughout high school, Katie has received numerous academic awards including the RIT and Russell Sage leadership scholarships. In the fall, Katie plans to attend Iona College to study Speech Language Pathology/Audiology. In the future, Katie hopes to study abroad and eventually work in a hospital with stroke victims helping them regain their ability to communicate.


Sarah Dauphin
6 2018

Sarah Dauphin is an honors graduate ranking sixth for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During her four years of high school, Sarah participated in Cross Country, Track and Field, and Cheerleading. She was the class secretary and a member of National Honor Society. Sarah was recognized for her outstanding service to the community when she received the Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony award as a Junior. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with family and friends, exercise, and explore new places. In the fall, Sarah plans to attend Hofstra University to study Biology. In the future, Sarah would like to pursue a career as a doctor.


Kathleen Snyder
7 2018

Kathleen Snyder is ranked seventh in the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During her four years of high school, Kathleen participated in Interact Club, serving as secretary and president, Model UN, Mock Trial, and was her class Treasurer. She received recognition in the area of science by being awarded the RIT Metal of Computing Scholarship, and was voted one of News Channel 13’s “Thirteen Kids Who Care” for her avid participation in her community. In the fall, Kathleen plans to attend Hudson Valley Community College, majoring in Computer Information Systems. In the future, Kathleen would like to transfer to a four-year school and obtain a degree in software engineering, and pursue a career working on projects pertaining to space exploration and navigation.


Myia Hulbert
8 2018

Myia Hulbert is in the top ten percentage of the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During her four years of high school, Myia has participated in Interact Club, Kids Fit Club and National Honor Society. She was president of the 2017/2018 yearbook club and was a school spirit officer for her class of 2018. Myia plans to attend SUNY Cortland and major in Speech Pathology. In the future, Myia would like to become a Speech Pathologist and specialize in helping children with their speech.


Matthew Skinner
9 2018

Matthew Skinner is an honors graduate ranked ninth in his class for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During his four years of high school, Matthew has participated in Unified Basketball, receiving a Varsity letter. He also involved himself in three high school musicals. Matthew has earned high honor roll for every semester of high school. Matthew’s skills in the Music Department have also led him to participate in marching band and concert band. Matthew has excelled in his Math courses and received Exemplary awards each year. He also received awards in English, Social Studies, Science, Art and Physical Education. Matthew received his Academic letter as well. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys listening to music, being on his computer, and playing video games. He likes to go camping, volunteers at a local food pantry and at his church. In the fall, Matthew plans to attend Columbia-Greene Community College to major in Computer Graphics and Design. He hopes to combine his passion for computers and making videos to become a video maker. 


Madeline Sharkey
10 2018

Madeline Sharkey is ranked among the top ten for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2018. During her four years of high school, she participated in Soccer, Track and Field, indoor Track, Golf and Ice Hockey. Madeline was a member of Model UN, National Honor Society, Student Council, Drama Club and the Music Department. Madeline was also a member of the stage crew for seven productions of the school musical. In school, she was involved in the Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Handbell Choir, Chorus and Women’s Choir. She also participated in community performing groups including the Hudson River Bells and The Coxsackie-Athens Community Band. Madeline performed in various All-County events for Chorus, Senior Band and Jazz Band. In her junior and senior years, she performed in the Zone 8 Area All-State Concert Band playing Alto Saxophone. Madeline can play saxophone, guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, baritone and the melodica. During the summers, Madeline works with children as a camp counselor at Camp Chingachgook in Lake George. In the fall, Madeline will be attending The College of Saint Rose for Music Education.


Paola Chamorro
11 2018

Paola Chamorro is proud to be an honors graduate of the year 2018. During her four years of high school, she participated in theater production, tennis, chess, and the animal club. She received recognition as a member of the National Honor Society during her junior year, and received a position of academic honor during her four years of high school. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading science fiction novels. In the fall, Paola plans to attend New York University (NYU) and study Public Policy. In the future, she would like to attend law school and pursue a career as a lawyer.

Year of Graduation: 2017
Class Rank Year of Graduation

Morgan Handel
1 2017

Morgan Handel is the Valedictorian of Cairo Durham’s graduating class of 2017 and she is very grateful for all of the friends, family and teachers who have helped her to achieve this. Throughout her four years of high school, Morgan participated in numerous musical ensembles including band, chorus, handbell choir, marching band, NYSSMA, All County band and Zone 8 Area All State High School Band. Morgan was named student of the month twice in her high school career as well as getting student of the quarter for several different areas of study including Social Studies and Occupational studies, and she was given the honor of being a BMEA Business Student of the Year. In her senior year Morgan was the president of Cairo Durham’s National Honor Society, President of the Model UN club, secretary of Student Council and a head lawyer on the Mock Trial team. Morgan participated in several different sports throughout her high school career, including volleyball and basketball, and she finished off her Senior year by winning the section title on the Varsity tennis team. In the fall Morgan will be attending Marist College for a dual major in Accounting and Political Science and would like to go on to Law School following her Bachelor's degree. 


Kain Coffey
2 2017

Kain Coffey is the Salutatorian for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2017. During the two years that Kain has attended this school, he was a member of the National Honor Society, a player in the Varsity volleyball team, and a member of the stage crew for two productions. He has received recognition in many different areas for outstanding academic achievement. In his spare time he likes to write, and has participated in many contests and recently finished a rough draft for a novel. In the fall, Kain plans to attend SUNY Oswego and study Psychology. In the future, Kain would like to publish his works and become a psychologist. 


Ian Castle
3 2017

Ian Castle is proud to be ranked 3rd in the Class of 2017! He is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and is a member of The National Society of High School Scholars. In his 4 years at Cairo Durham, Ian participated in JV and Varsity Soccer, being named Team Captain in his senior year and Varsity Volleyball, being named Team Captain and MVP.  Participating in the High School Musical “Evita”, taking art classes throughout high school, stepping out of his comfort zone with Hand Bell class and the support received from all the teachers, Ian is hoping to continue his involvement with the music and arts. Ian was selected and attended NY State Boys State and West Point Summer Leaders Experience which will help prepare him for his future success at Villanova University. He will be studying Chemical Engineering and hopes to work at GlaxoSmithKline and lead research that will help transform lives.   

 

 

 

Cheyenne Robinson
4 2017

Cheyenne Robinson is ranked fourth in the Cairo-Durham Class of 2017. During her career at Cairo-Durham she has been a member of the National Honor Society as well as a participant in Concert Band, Chorus and Handbell Choir. This fall, Cheyenne will attend Nazareth College in Rochester NY as an undeclared Inclusive Early Childhood Education major. After accumulating many college credits through AP courses during her high school career, she hopes to be able to minor in a language. Cheyenne was also named a Presidential Scholar at Nazareth, and will take part in the honors program while she attends the college. 


Eduardo Gomez
5 2017

Eduardo Gomez is an honor graduate ranked fifth in the Cairo-Durham High School class of 2017. During his four years of high school, Eduardo participated in several sports such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, and a travel soccer team. He also served as president for the Student Council, the treasurer for the National Honor Society, a member of the Interact Club, Yearbook Club, Responsible Adolescent Peer Program, Mock Trial, Drama Club, Model United Nations, and the Youth Activation Committee. Eduardo has been recognized in several AP classes for his continued hard work and his leadership qualities as he received the Clarkson University Leadership Award. In his spare time, Eduardo enjoys spending time with his amazing family and friends. In the fall Eduardo plans to attend Binghamton University to study biomedical engineering. In the future, Eduardo would like to attend medical school and help people with his future occupation.       


Brian Dewey
6 2017

Brian Dewey is proud to be an honor graduate ranking 6th in the class of 2017 at Cairo-Durham High School, and graduating with almost a full year of year of college under his belt, with 28 college credits. Throughout the four years of high school, Brian has challenged himself academically and athletically for several years, by taking a lot of AP and college courses, and playing sports, including JV and Varsity soccer, JV and Varsity basketball. He was named captain and MVP of his two years of JV basketball in his sophomore year, and captain of Varsity basketball in his senior year. Brian also joined many clubs, such as Student Council, Honor Society, and in his senior year, the YAC (Unified Sports) committee.  He was voted as vice president his senior year also. Brian expanded his horizons in his final year to accompany Handbell Choir, an assortment of bells to play almost all the notes to a song.  Along with this, he was named as an RPI medalist. In the fall, Brian will be attending the University at Albany as a Presidential Scholar, and plans on majoring in cybersecurity, and having a minor in psychology. He is also undecided if he will pursue the ROTC program at UAlbany. In the future, Brian would like to put his skills to use by working in the FBI.


Natasha Zacchio
7 2017

Natasha Zacchio is graduating as an Honor’s Graduate from the Cairo-Durham High School class of 2017. During her four years of high school Natasha participated in varsity and travel soccer, varsity and travel softball, and JV basketball. She was a member of Peer Mentoring. She received recognition in her high scholastic achievement, leadership, citizenship and participation in extracurricular activities by receiving the Elmira College Key Award scholarship her Junior year. In her spare time she likes to spend time outdoors going to the beach and hiking. In the fall Natasha plans to attend SUNY Plattsburgh and study Nursing. In the future Natasha would like to pursue a career as a Pediatric Nurse. 


Ashley Pinelli
8 2017

Ashley Pinelli is a junior graduate for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2017. During her three years of high school, she participated in Cross Country, Track and Field and was a member the National Honor Society and Sources of Strength. Ashley was very happy and honored to receive recognition for her outstanding contributions as a student and a leader by being awarded the Wells College Scholarship Award. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. In the fall, Ashley plans to attend SUNY New Paltz to study psychology. In the future, she would like to become a probation officer or a special education teacher. 


Brenna Rustick
9 2017

Brenna Rustick is a graduating Junior at Cairo-Durham High School. Over the three years she has been in high school, she has participated in the school Musical, and threw Shotput and Discus on the Track and Field team.  She also works a part time job at the Milk Run in East Durham. She has been a part of the National Honor Society and Interact Club, and is glad she's seen as someone with leadership quality.   Brenna has earned recognition in Science, when she was awarded the George Eastman Young Leadership award, through the University of Rochester.  In the Fall, Brenna will be attending The College of Saint Rose, and will be studying Forensic Science.  In the Future, Brenna plans to work in a Crime Lab as an Crime Scene Analyst and eventually run for a local government position.


Olivia Colon
10 2017

Olivia Colon is ranked among the top ten for the Cairo-Durham High School senior class of 2017. Throughout her four years of high school, Olivia participated in various musical ensembles including band, chorus, jazz band, handbell choir, marching band, All County band, and Zone 8 Area All State Band. Throughout her senior year, she tried many new instruments including the tuba, alto saxophone, and quads, however she has played the flute since the 4th grade. She was also a participant in NYSSMA music festival multiple times. Olivia spent a majority of her time in high school as an active member of the school’s drama club and performed in seven musicals as a member of the ensemble, as well as other small roles. She enjoyed playing tennis her senior year, as well as scorekeeping for the baseball team. She was also secretary of the National Honor Society for the 2016-2017 school year.  In the fall, Olivia plans to attend SUNY Oswego as an intended Biochemistry major with a possible minor in Music.


Noah Rummo-Faulkner
11 2017

Noah Rummo-Faulkner is graduating in the top ten percent of the Cairo Durham High School Class of 2017.  Throughout his career here at Cairo Durham, Noah has participated in Varsity Golf, the Jazz And regular band ensembles throughout all four years.  In addition, he was also involved with NYSSMA, All County Music Festivals and Area All State.  Noah took a majority of A.P and honors classes and is pursuing a dual major in Mechanical Engineering and Business.  Noah is planning on pursuing a career in field of renewable energy.


Gabrielle Marriott
12 2017

Gabrielle Marriott is an honor graduate for the Cairo-Durham High School graduating class of 2017.  In the fall, she plans to attend SUNY New Paltz and study Human Biology.  Gabrielle participated in varsity volleyball however her involvement with the music department was a constant; taking part in NYSSMA, Area-All State and All County on various occasions. Throughout her four years of high school, Gabrielle has received many awards for various subjects as well as high honor roll for all four years.  She is excited to begin her college career with the goal of pursuing further studies in the neuroscience field.


Lance Malone
13 2017

Lance Malone is an honors graduate from Cairo-Durham High School in the class of 2017. During his years at Cairo-Durham Lance has received many awards including the RIT Computing medal award, Three pins and numerous awards in his classes. During his free time, Lance likes to practice archery and work on his computer or his various robots. Lance is very interested in robotics and plans to attend Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall for Electrical Engineering Technology because of this. In the future Lance would like to work as a Robotics Engineer.