Standing in front of a packed house in a conveniently air-conditioned Hartford Central School gymnasium, Renee Thorpe paused for a moment before handing out two Kiwanis Club awards. First, she paid the entire town a compliment. “I looked around, and there were so many people,” she said. “I said, ‘These kids have big families.’ Some [...]
Whitehall’s top two students are looking to build, quite literally, upon their high school success. Zach Diekel and Emily Sweeney, who were announced as valedictorian and salutatorian earlier this year, both plan to pursue engineering degrees. It only seems fitting that two multifaceted students would gravitate toward a field that requires a well-rounded education and [...]
By Derek Liebig The term polymath comes from the Greek word polymathes and defines a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas, a Renaissance man (or woman) if you will. In ancient times the term often referred to scientists. Leonardo Da Vinci is widely recognized as the most well known polymath. [...]
The class of 2010 and the community will be watching the skies Friday as the graduation ceremony has once again been slated for the lawn of the Granville Jr./Sr. High School. The ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m. regardless of the location.
The members of the Whitehall Central School class of 2009 looked to the future in commencement exercises held on Friday, June 26.
Ceremony beats the weather by minutes The graduation ceremony for the class of 2009 had a little bit of everything with an original song by Hannah Poucher, plenty of laughs and lots of awards as well as the expected speeches from the principal, superintendent and Board of Education president.