Alfred-Almond honors students
Julian Petrillo of Alfred, is the valedictorian at Alfred-Almond, with Jack Burns of Hornell the salutatorian, and Katherine Grace Lamberson and Claire Jane Calhoun-Mullen will hold the valedictorian and salutatorian honors respectively at Friendship.
The Alfred-Almond valedictorian, son of Joseph and Lynn Petrillo, will attend Carnegie Mellon University in the fall to study mechanical engineering, according to the school, with the salutatorian, son of David and Victoria Burns, scheduled to attend either the University of Notre Dame or Princeton University to study aerospace engineering.
Friendship honors students
The Friendship valedictorian, Katherine Grace Lamberson, daughter of Doran and Lori Lamberson, is graduating with a 97.5 percent average and will be receiving an advanced regents diploma with honors.
She has been a member of the National Honor Society for her sophomore through senior years and has earned high honor roll all four years.
Lamberson has been actively involved in student government, holding the office of Student Council president during her freshman through senior years.
She also participated in band during her freshman year, choir through all four years of high school, including All County Choir during her freshman, junior, and senior years and Area All State Choir her senior year. She also plays guitar to accompany herself singing and performs live at various local restaurants as a hobby.
In sports, Lamberson has played soccer and softball all four years, along with basketball as a freshman.
She has been accepted at SUNY Geneseo, with plans to pursue a degree in biology education.
The salutatorian, Claire Jane Calhoun-Mullen, daughter of Aaryn Calhoun and Ray Mullen, has an average of 96.96 percent and also will be receiving an advanced regents diploma with honors.
She has been a member of the National Honor Society during her sophomore through senior years and has earned high honor roll all four years.
Calhoun-Mullen has been actively involved in class and student government, holding the offices of class president or vice-president her freshman, sophomore, and junior years and Student Council treasurer during her senior year.
She has played soccer, basketball, and softball throughout her four years of high school.
Calhoun-Mullen also plans to attend SUNY Geneseo, pursuing a degree in psychology.