HAMMOND -- Hammond Central School's valedictorian is Emily Bush and salutatorian is Stephanie Morgan.
Bush, daughter of Samuel and Julie Bush, has a 99 average. She is pursuing a medical career and she will attend Elmira College.
Bush is a member of the National Honor Society and has been part of the HOBY Leadership Program for 3 years. She has been involved in Spanish Club, Science Club, Mock Trial, NYSSMA solos and All-County Band. She was nominated for the Air Force Math and Science, the Clarkson Leadership, the RPI Medal and the Bausch and Lomb Science awards.
She has played soccer, basketball and softball all four years of high school. She has received Academic All-Northern Awards in all three sports. She has been a Girl Scout since 2003 and a volunteer at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. She also participates in Relay for Life and the Gouverneur Health Charity Walks.
Bush will graduate with an advanced Regents diploma with majors in allied health, math, science, Spanish and English. She earned 15 college credits from SUNY Canton and 7.5 credits from North Country Community College.
Stephanie Morgan, daughter of Tammy Howie and Stephen Morgan, has a 93.5 average. She has been accepted at SUNY Potsdam, Geneseo, Brockport, Oswego, Elmira College and St. Lawrence University. Stephanie wants to pursue a career in psychology or counseling.
She is a National Honor Society member and Student Council president. She has participated in Science Club and NYSSMA solos all four years of high school. She played softball all four years and received Academic All-Northern Awards.
She was nominated for the Wells 21st Century Leadership, the Sage Colleges, the St. Lawrence Augsbury and the Air Force Math and Science awards. She will graduate with a Regents diploma with majors in math, science, Spanish, business and English. She has earned 9 college credits from SUNY Canton.