SVCS Valedictorian & Salutatorian Announced
The Stockbridge Valley Central School District named their Valedictorian & Salutatorian on April 23.
Congratulations to Class of 2019 Valedictorian, Aliyah Frederick and Salutatorian, Kevin Miller.
Pictured left to right: High School Principal, Jonathan Kilian; Salutatorian, Kevin Miller; Valedictorian, Aliyah Frederick and Superintendent, Cindy Stocker.
2019 Valedictorian ~ Aliyah Frederick
Stockbridge Valley Central School recently announced Aliyah Frederick as the Class of 2019 Valedictorian. Aliyah is the daughter of Terry and Charmy Frederick of Oneida, NY.
Aliyah has been accepted to SUNY Potsdam, Ithaca College, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Oneonta, Clarkson, SUNY Brockport and SUNY Cortland. She plans to attend SUNY Geneseo and major in psychology.
Throughout high school, Aliyah has been recognized with several awards including the University of Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award and the 2018 Clarkson School Scholars Award. She has also excelled in the Syracuse University Project Advanced course and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Aliyah has been involved in several extracurricular activities including youth group, school sports and clubs. She has volunteered at the Congregational Church’s Soup and Pie Day, food kitchens in Oneida and as a church group youth leader.
When asked to describe a highlight or personal accomplishment, this is what Aliyah said, “I feel so proud to be named Valedictorian. I’ve worked so hard and it hasn’t been easy. It’s rewarding to see my hard work finally pay off and be recognized for it.”
2019 Salutatorian ~ Kevin Miller
Kevin Miller has been named the Salutatorian for the Stockbridge Valley Class of 2019. Kevin’s parents are Ronald and Mandy Miller of Munnsville, NY. Kevin has been accepted to SUNY Delhi and SUNY Cobleskill. He will attend SUNY Delhi in the fall to major in Veterinarian Science.
Kevin has been a member of the National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, Marching Band, Select Choir, Drama Club, Yearbook Club, Library Club, Mathletics, Student Council and Journalism Club. He has received the Merit Scholarship of Excellence, Cornell Book Award, Syracuse University Award of Recognition, Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, and the Prudential Spirit of Community Certificate of Achievement.
Kevin has earned community service credit by volunteering at Camp Lookout, New Beginnings Community Church Children’s program and the local church food pantry.
“One personal accomplishment of my high school career would be that of getting recognized as a member of the National Honor Society. It really showed my family that the hard work and dedication I’ve put in over the years has finally paid off. It also proved that everything that I had done to achieve academic excellence was worth the time and effort.”