Top scholars have been named for the 2023 senior class at Bolivar-Richburg Central School.
Haley Mascho, daughter of Rodney and Ryan Mascho, is the valedictorian, with a cumulative grade point average of 96.43 percent, with Noah Martin, son of Karen and Jeremy Martin, the salutatorian with a 93.59 average.
Haley has received numerous academic honors and awards including: the Alfred University Top Scholar, Clarkson Leadership, and Elmira Key awards.
She also is a National Honor Society member who has received the Superintendent’s Award and been on the high honor roll throughout her entire high school career.
In extracurricular activities, the valedictorian is a two-sport varsity athlete participating on the volleyball and softball teams and has been recognized with several athletic awards, especially for her softball talent.
Her interests include coaching youth programs, traveling, and hunting while also devoting time and talents with the Wellsville Diamond Dawgs travel softball team and Octane Club volleyball team. She also holds the position of class secretary.
The top honors student is in the New Visions medical program, taking college coursework and shadowing medical professionals, and in the fall is scheduled to attend Keuka College, majoring in occupational therapy.
Noah’s academic awards and honors include the RIT Computing Medal, the University of Rochester Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology, the Clarkson Leadership Award, the Superintendent’s Award, and being on the high honor roll throughout high school.
He is a member of the National Honor Society, the varsity Trap Team, and he devotes significant time and energy volunteering in his church community while also holding down a part-time job.
This year the salutatorian is playing the lead role of Albert Peterson in Bolivar-Richburg’s production of Bye Bye Birdie. Since middle school, Noah has been an active member of the Dream It Do It pre-engineering program in Olean where he explores STEM career paths.
He plans on attending Rochester Institute of Technology to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering.