LAKE GEORGE - Representing excellence in academics, community service, leadership and athletics, nine students have been named to the Class of 2010 Honors Group at Lake George High School.
Taylor Dawson, daughter of Richard Dawson of Lake George, is the treasurer of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. Taylor is also a member of Business Honor Society. She received the George Eastman Young Leaders award as a Junior. Taylor is the president of Varsity Club and is the co-historian of Future Business Leaders of America. She has participated in community activities such as Relay-for-Life and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. She is a two-year member of the Varsity Field Hockey team, a four-year member of Varsity Softball, an Adirondack League All-Star for both sports and an All-Area Second Team All-Star for softball. She plans to attend Florida Gulf Coast University this fall to major in Business.
Margaret Devlin, daughter of Thomas and Catherine Devlin of Lake George, has been a class officer and member of Student Council. She was a member of Honor societies throughout high school, and Senior Art Honor Society. She has also been a member of French Club and French Honor Society, serving as the vice president for the past year. She is currently a member of Future Business Leaders of America and Art Club. Margaret has been on the Varsity Alpine Ski Team for the past two years. Her artwork was accepted at a regional juried art exhibition and she also received the Rochester Institute of Technology Innovation and Creativity Award. Margaret plans on attending Rochester Institute of Technology this fall studying Business and Finance.
Ethan Dunn, son of Tabor and Stacie Dunn of Lake George, is a member of the National Senior Honor Society, Technology Club, Academic Quiz Bowl, Jazz Ensemble, and Band. This year he is participating in the New Visions Engineering program. He received the Clarkson Leadership Award, the Middlebury College Book Award, and the Technology Student of the Year Award for 2009. Also, he's earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Ethan plans on attending Clarkson University this fall to major in Mechanical Engineering, with a minor in Business/Entrepreneurship.
Erika LaPlante, daughter of Charles and Veronika LaPlante of Diamond Point, has been active on Student Council for six years and now serves as Student Body president. She is currently president of Spanish Honor Society, secretary of National Honor Society, and a member of the Warren County Youth Court. Erika has also been a member of the Jazz Band for six years and for eight years participated in All-County Band, earning first seat in 11th grade. Her awards include the Patrick Gilmore Band Award and the Le Moyne College Heights Award. She has played Field Hockey throughout high school and was Captain her senior year. Erika will be attending Northeastern University this fall, majoring in International Business.
Connor Perkett, son of Clark and Donna Perkett of Queensbury, is the president of National Honor Society and a member of Spanish Honor Society. He is the vice president of Student Council and has served as a class Vice President. He is currently attending New Visions Engineering. He has been the leader of Drum Line, a NYSSMA Soloist, and participates in Jazz Band. Connor attended the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership conference in 2008, Boy's State in 2009, and traveled to Japan in 2007 with the Saga City Exchange program. He has played Soccer for four years and has raced with the Alpine Ski Team and the West Mountain Ski Team. He was awarded the Post-Star 2010 Teen Excellence Award and the Chronicle Scholar Athlete honors. He also received the U.S. Air Force Math and Science Award two years in a row, the 2009 PTSO Citizenship Award, and is a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal winner. Connor has volunteered at Double H Hole in the Woods and Prospect Child & Family Center throughout his high school career. Connor plans to study Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.
Steven Petramale, son of Karen and Mark Petramale, is a member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society, of which he has previously served as president. Steven was a member of Junior and Senior bands from 7th through 11th grades and participated in the Jazz Band his Junior year. He has participated in Cross-Country and Nordic Skiing and was on the Varsity Track team. Steven has been captain of the Cross-Country and Track teams since 10th grade, and was the captain of the Ski Team his Junior and Senior years. He is also an eight-time State Championship Qualifier and holds four school records for Track and Cross -Country. Steven is an active volunteer with the Special Olympics. This year, Steven won the University of Rochester Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award. He is currently participating in the New Visions Health Careers Exploration program. In the fall, Steven will attend St. Lawrence University where he will major in Chemistry with a concentration in Pre-Medical studies.
Madeline Rehm, daughter of Todd and Gina Rios Rehm of Lake George, has served as Vice President of National Honor Society, and is a prior Treasurer of the Spanish Honor Society. Madeline was a member of the Soccer team from 7th through 11th grades. She also participated in Chorus, Senior Select Chorus, vocal NYSSMA, and All-County Chorus throughout her high school career. Last year she received the Holy Cross Book Award, the National Choral Award, and the University of Rochester's Susan B. Anthony and Frederick A. Douglas Award. She is now participating in the New Visions Health Careers Exploration Program. Madeline will be attending Loyola University in Maryland, majoring in Biology with a concentration in Pre-Medical studies and minor in Spanish.
Chelsea Scott, daughter of Kim and Keith Scott of Queensbury, was a member of the National Honor societies throughout high school. She is currently the president of French Honor Society and French Club. Chelsea is a member of the Art Honor Society and is the vice president of Varsity Club. She has played three years of Varsity Volleyball and Softball and was the captain her Senior year. She was honored as an Adirondack League First Team All-Star, Regional Second Team All-Star and named a Post-Star Scholar-Athlete. Chelsea plans to attend Endicott College with a major in Graphic Design.
Mary Strachan, daughter of Robert and Jan Strachan of Lake George, has been a member of the Lake George Girls Soccer team for six years. "Mairi" is a member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. Mairi was awarded the Lake George Technology Student of the Year three times, Student of the Quarter twice, and she received the Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Medal. She was also chosen to exhibit her artwork in The Hyde Collection's 2009 juried art exhibition. This year, Mairi is participating in New Visions Engineering and this fall she plans to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, majoring in Engineering.