Thirty of Ulster County’s best and brightest students were recognized for their academic achievements and contributions to the school community on June 8 during the annual Ulster County Scholastic Achievement Breakfast, held at the Ulster BOCES Jane Bullowa Conference Center in New Paltz.
Sponsored by the Ulster County Superintendents’ Council, the breakfast honored the valedictorians, salutatorians, and principal’s award recipients from the Ellenville, Highland, Kingston, New Paltz, Onteora, Rondout Valley, Saugerties, and Wallkill school districts, as well as from the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center and Hudson Valley Pathways Academy. Joining the honored students at the celebration were their families, principals, superintendents, and representatives of the county’s various Boards of Education. From the New Paltz Central School District (NPCSD) was Sofia Loyer, Valedictorian, who plans to attend Binghamton University; Lauren Stolfe, Salutatorian, who plans to attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; and Sage Rochetti, Principal's Award, who plans to attend Fordham University. From Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center was Philip Colangelo (from NPCSD), this year’s Valedictorian who will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology.