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YORKTOWN HIGH SCHOOL SALUTAKTevOinRFIAinNk
My name is Diane Yang. I have School—each day presents something My name is Kevin Fink. I grew
up in Yorktown and I have one
two younger twin sisters, who are new and exciting, from making a younger sister. I play the dou-
ble bass, and I will be going
in middle school. I grew up in Rube-Goldberg machine in AP to school for music perfor-
mance. e orchestra, jazz
Rochester, but moved to Yor- Physics to connecting with a band, and pit bad have
always been my favorite
ktown when I was 7, right new friend in orchestra. parts of school, although
I also have always had an
before the start of rst grade. What do you enjoy interest in math and the
sciences. I have played in
Areas in STEM have most about the Yorktown several youth orchestras and
summer festivals. For the past
been a large focus of my ed- schools and community? two years, I participated in the
New York Youth Symphony and the
ucation, as I’ve taken many e individuals, from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
advanced math and science faculty and administration What is your favorite subject in school and why?
I enjoy physics because it is challenging and involves complex
courses at Yorktown High to my classmates and close problem solving.
Who inspires you the most and why?
School. I’ve also been involved friends, who’ve each added My bass teacher, Jeremy McCoy, has always been an inspiration
to me because he is one of the most beautiful players I have ever
in our Science Research pro- their own touch to make my ex- heard—and he is an excellent teacher.
What is a typical week for you at Yorktown High School?
gram since sophomore year, where perience at YHS unforgettable. Physics, calculus, senate, macro, English, PE, orchestra, repeat x 4.
What do you enjoy most about the Yorktown schools and
I’ve interned at the City College of What is your most memorable community?
As a student with interested in both the arts and sciences, I en-
New York to study wind energy. I’m also high school experience? joyed going to a school with strong STEM-related programs that
also strongly supported the arts.
involved in the arts with my participation in the rough the Civic Intern program at YHS, I What is your most memorable high school experience?
Going on a trip with the orchestra to Dorney Park and winning
orchestra as a cellist. was able to work as an intern in the regional of- a giant pink gorilla
What are your plans after you graduate from Yorktown?
Community service has also been a large part ce of U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, which was an I will be attending Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music as
a music performance major.
of my high school experience and has included extremely eye-opening event for me as a behind- What are some of your favorite hobbies/extracurricular activities?
In addition to studying music, I enjoy reading, playing chess, and
fundraising at Relay for Life and volunteer tutor- the-scenes view into politics. card games.
Where is your favorite place to eat in Yorktown?
ing. I’m also an avid nature-lover, and I volunteer What are your plans after you graduate from Jewel of Himalaya
Is there a place you’d most like to visit?
at the Audubon Greenwich Nature Center, where Yorktown? I’d love to visit Austria because of its rich history with classi-
cal music—many of the greatest composers, such as Mozart and
I serve as the chairperson of the teen board. I’m planning on attending Princeton Univer- Beethoven lived in Vienna.
Who are some of your favorite musicians?
sity in the fall to pursue a career in electrical en- Edgar Meyer, Ed Barker, and Hilary Hahn
What is your favorite show to binge?
What is your favorite subject in school and gineering. My dream job would be to work in the “ e O ce”
What is the go-to app on your phone?
why? eld of sustainable energy sources, where I would YouTube
My favorite class in high school has been my be able to combine my love for the environment
senior year English class, which follows the cur- with my passion in engineering and science.
riculum of and is recognized by Syracuse Uni- What are some of your favorite hobbies/ex-
versity. We’ve explored issues relating to poverty, tracurricular activities?
race, class, and gender while learning how to write In my free time, I like to read books, practice
on a higher level, and I’ve really enjoyed how rel- skateboarding, and bake cakes. I also love watch-
evant and engaging the material has been. ing movies with my siblings.
Who inspires you the most and why? Where is your favorite place to eat in Yorktown?
In the fourth grade, my class was assigned an I love going to the Yorktown Pastry Shop for
oral project on a historical gure. Out of sheer special events. My favorite is their apple strudel.
luck, I ended up with Marie Curie, and ever since Tell us something about yourself that people
then, I’ve been in awe of her work and legacy. As would be surprised to learn.
a woman, Curie not only joined the ranks of a I have a terrible sense of direction. I once got
predominantly male group of famous scientists lost going from the Starbucks in town to CVS.
and engineers, but she shone amongst the best. Is there a place you’d most like to visit?
Even with her two Nobel Prizes and two added Camping in Wyoming is at the top of my
elements to the periodic table, Curie was also an bucket list.
outstanding wife and mother to her daughters— Who are some of your favorite musicians?
one of which was also a Nobel Prize winner. My favorite band of all-time is Queen.
Marie Curie reached these milestones with an roughout high school, my alarm ringtone every
admirable, almost e ortless grace, and I’ve drawn morning has been “Don’t Stop Me Now.”
strength from my admiration for her throughout What is your favorite show to binge?
my journey in STEM. “Community”—I love how clever and charm-
What is a typical week for you at Yorktown ing the show is.
High School? What is the go-to app on your phone?
ere isn’t a typical week at Yorktown High My calendar app. Without it, I’d be a mess.
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LAKELAND HIGH SCHOOL
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
Four years ago, Jothi Ramaswamy
sat in the audience at Lakeland High
School’s graduation and watched her
brother, Akshay, deliver his valedictorian
speech. Posted to YouTube by their mom,
the video of Akshay’s speech has since re-
ceived more than 112,000 views.
Not to be outdone, the Harvard-bound
Ramaswamy spent her own Lakeland ca-
reer racking up accomplishment after ac-
complishment. Her prowess in developing
smartphone apps landed her scholarships
and face-to-face meetings with Michelle
Obama and Apple CEO Tim Cook; she conducted biocomputation research at IBM
and Columbia University, which won her even more scholarships and awards; and she
Westchester Community developed her own non-pro t organization, inkSTEAM, which aims to bridge the
Extension Center gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math elds.
OFFERING CREDIT AND NON-CREDIT CLASSES On Saturday, June 22, after being named valedictorian of the Class of 2019, she also
The Peekskill Extension is one of Northern Westchester took aim at her brother’s YouTube views.
and Putnam County’s vital resources and is located in
downtown Peekskill at North Division Street. This Center SEE RAMASWAMY PAGE 6
offers 3-credit courses in all areas and has specialized
facilities that support the digital arts and film. The Center SALUTKAiTerOaRWIAaNx
also offers a specialized expanded non-credit certificate
User Experience (UX) Design and now, 3D animation, BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
as well as ESL and other student services. Learn in a EDITOR
cutting-edge environment equipped with a Maker Space
outfitted with 3D printing. Kiera Wax is the salutatorian for Lake-
FALL CLASSES START SEPTEMBER 8 land High School’s Class of 2019.
914-606-7300 | sunywcc.edu/peekskill A student with many interests both in
and outside of school, Wax’s true passion
is eld hockey. Working hard to stay on
top of her game, Wax has participated in
year-round clinics, camps, tournaments,
and winter and summer travel leagues.
She has also volunteered her time and
talents for the last four years to coach the
fourth- and sixth-grade girl’s eld hockey
team at the Shrub Oak Athletic Club.
As a defensive starter on Lakeland’s
varsity eld hockey team, for both her junior and senior years, Lakeland appeared in
two state title games, winning one. Her improvement on the eld earned her recog-
nition from Coach Sharon Sarsen, who selected Wax to receive the Most Improved
Athlete Award in the 11th grade. She was also awarded the NYSPHSAA Section 1
All League designation and was named a winner of the Con Edison Scholar Athlete
SEE WAX PAGE 6
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FROM PAGE 4 FROM PAGE 4
“You already know I’m going to top that,” opportunity to interview Karlie Kloss for Teen- In addition to eld hockey, Wax has participated in lacrosse,
track, and the UNICEF club. She is also involved with her
Ramaswamy said about her brother’s 112,000 Vogue, do a Snapchat Takeover on TeenVogue’s church, where she routinely volunteers her time at its food pantry,
goes on midnight runs to New York City, and prepares and serves
views. account, talk with Apple CEO Tim Cook about meals at the Jan Peek Shelter in Peekskill. She was also elected
as a Youth Elder on the church’s Mission Commission, where
Quoting TV host Ellen DeGeneres, Ramas- her STEM projects, and do a podcast with tech Wax helped to organize and raise money for various mission trips
that help an underserved population both in and outside of the
wamy encouraged her fellow graduated to take YouTuber Sara Dietschy. United States.
some risks and follow their passions. Additionally, she has been a part of Lakeland’s Wax has also volunteered at vacation bible camp, the SPCA
camp and shelter, and has participated in dance bene ts for
“Success is to live your life with integrity and debate team and Girls Inc.’s Girls Leadership the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Dancing Dreams and Dancers
Against Cancer, among others.
not give in to peer pressure to be someone you’re Council since her freshman year and had the op-
In her free time, Wax enjoys spending time outdoors with her
not,” she said. “Follow your passion, stay true to portunity to interview Erica Hill, a CNN News friends—whether it’s hiking some of the trails of the lower Hud-
son Valley, or just getting out into nature where she can relax and
yourself, never follow someone else’s path.” anchor. She participated in Lakeland High participate in one of her favorite activities—photography.
rough inkSTEAM, Ramaswamy has School’s chamber orchestra (achieving NYS- In addition to thanking teachers and coaches, Wax spent much
of her salutatorian speech talking about the future.
partnered with companies like IBM, Facebook, SMA Level 6), volunteered as a nurse’s assistant
“What will be written next on the blank pages before us is yet
Google and Amazon to conduct 45 hands-on at a local hospital, and ran on the school’s cross to be discovered,” Wax said. “Each of our steps will take us into
the big scary unknown. We have to remember to take risks, make
technology workshops for about 1,000 K-12 country/track team. memories, and not fear making mistakes. If you try but fail at
something, then congratulations, because most people wouldn’t
girls in di erent inkSTEAM chapters across Ramaswamy has also been named a 2019 even try. Each mistake can make a really interesting chapter in
our story, and we can learn from our mistakes.”
the nation, including a STEAM-a- on at National Merit Semi nalist, a 2018 SWENext
Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School. Global Innovator, a 2018 Global Teen Leader, a
Due to inkSTEAM’s success, Ramaswamy 2017 HERlead Fellow, and a 2017 SHE++ Fel-
was named one of New York’s top youth volun- low.
teers of 2019 by the Prudential Spirit of Com- None of this would be possible, she said, with-
munity Awards, a nationwide program honoring out the support of her family.
young people for acts of volunteerism. For that “I would like to thank my chau eur, personal
honor, she received $1,000 and a trip to Wash- cook, and my best friend—my mom—for always
ington, D.C. having my back,” Ramaswamy said. “ anks,
For her work developing apps, she received Mom, for shoving me out of bed and driving me
full scholarships to Apple’s Worldwide Devel- to high school every single day.”
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‘Remember that it’s not a race PHOTO: RICH ‘Let’s keep our feet grounded
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on doing the things that really ‘In our society, there’s a hyper stars and make Lakeland
make you happy. Put the fear focus on academics, salary,
of failure aside and pursue your proud.’
political a liation, and many
dreams.’ other categorizations that –Jothi Ramaswamy
–Kiera Wax aim to divide us into opposing
Salutatorian, Lakeland High School groups...Going forward, I hope Lakeland High School
to have as large an impact on
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DEENA BELL the world as the Yorktown
PHOTO: RICH MONETTI community has had on me.’
‘To be a Husker is to persevere –Diane Yang
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humble during the happier
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Alone we can do so little, but
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OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO!
Lakeland, Yorktown students make their college picks
Hundreds of Lakeland and Yorktown students will continue their education in the fall at 166 public and private colleges or universities across 26 states and territories and three countries.
Most students attending college will stay close to home, with 243 choosing a school in New York. e other most popular states are Pennsylvania (24), Connecticut (21) and Massachusetts (12).
ALABAMA 1 DELAWARE 5 University of Illinois at Urbana- MASSACHUSETTS 12 Saint Anselm College
University of Alabama University of Delaware (5) Champaign Becker College
Boston College (2) NEW JERSEY 7
ARIZONA 1 FLORIDA 11 INDIANA 6 Harvard College Monmouth University
Arizona State University Beacon College Butler University Lasell College Montclair State University
Florida State University Indiana University Bloomington Massachusetts Institute of Princeton University
COLORADO 2 Jacksonville University Purdue University (2) Technology Rutgers University
Colorado State University Lynn University Rose-Hulman Institute of Northeastern University (3) Seton Hall University
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CONNECTICUT 21 University of Miami NEW YORK 243
Connecticut College University of South Florida,Tampa LOUISIANA 2 MICHIGAN 2 Adelphi University
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Ethan Albinder *Matthew Bussell *Gianna Cristofero Steven Falcon Anthony Hernandez *Brianna Lacey
Anthony Alma *Sarah Bussell Lily Cronin Michael Farr Ezekeil Hernandez *Kate Lavan
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Jose Andrino Cayla Callan *Leo Cummings *Claire Fon Joshua Hirsch *Zachary Lerman
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Brianna Asta Brionna Canada Matthew DeBellis *Michael Gajdosik *Maria Ibanez-Bringas Elizabeth Lipedusi
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Stephanie McKenna Cassandra Palumbo Kwesi Sam-Brew *Emily Vesperman • So a DiPippo
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