Congratulations to Jillian Martin on her outstanding performance on the ACT test. Jillian earned a perfect score, 36, the highest possible composite score. Her achievement on the ACT is significant and rare. Less than one-half of 1% of all test takers earn the top score. Among US high school graduates in the class of 2019, just 4,879 out of nearly 1.9 million students who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.
Congratulations to our Top 20 and their academic accomplishments - Sari Strizik (Valedictorian), Melissa Chen (Salutatorian), Rachel Bocian, Alexa Cooper, Samuel Dircks, Emily Gershowitz, Megan Gole, Yiyang Huo, Isabella Jamnaprasad, Lanie Kappel, Tina Kareeparampil, Ayra Khan, Kate Lastihenos, Alexander Liu, Jay Nagpal, Amanda Spiegel, Kalyee Stein, Shreya Suneja, Maheen Umer, Tong Ye
Congratulations to HS East Junior, Soledad Jean, for earning her third consecutive season as the NY State Public HS State & Federation (inclusive of private, catholic, and PSAL city schools) Champion in the High Jump. This marks her third consecutive season earning this title. She did so by clearing a new best and High School East record of 5'8.This mark ranks tied for 2nd best indoor height by a Suffolk County female All-Time. She is also tied for 7th best in the entire Nation this season.
Congratulations to Soleded Jean and Jahnia Hodge for receiving All-County honors and an invite to the NYSPHSAA State Championships for the second year in a row.
Congratulations to our Hills East DECA team who competed in a variety of business categories at the New York State DECA 60th Annual State Career Conference last week in Rochester, NY. East had three International Competition Qualifiers & 10 Top Ten Medal Winners. East's Victoria Tong, Alexa Cooper and Alexis Kalina (pictured) all qualified for the International Competition. William Banai, Adam Nathan, Ryan Steinberg, Justin Adler, Aden Cohen, Sari Strizik, Drew Miller, Ishan Khwaja, Sydney Homler and Joshua DeCicco all finished in the top ten in the state in their categories.
Congratulations to Melissa Chen and Sari Strizik on their high academic achievements and being selected as the Salutatorian and Valedictorian of the HSE class of 2020!