Yesterday morning, Dr. Kanas (our Superintendent) and I were accompanied by two of our graduating seniors, Jordan Shaked and Jaclyn Stroud, at a wonderful breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Organized by the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents, this “Celebrating Excellence” breakfast recognizes the Valedictorians and Salutatorians of all of Nassau County’s public high schools.
Although Wheatley does not name a valedictorian or salutatorian, we send two Honor Students to represent our school at this wonderful event. These Honor Students are selected by the Wheatley Scholarship Committee, with the criteria of high academic achievement and outstanding ethical behavior.
Both Jordan and Jaclyn have demonstrated outstanding academic performance in their years at Wheatley, both having earned perfect grades on their transcripts through the end of their junior year. They have both taken some of the most demanding courses at Wheatley, and they have both been active in Wheatley’s extracurricular life.
Congratulations to Jordan and Jaclyn for this well-deserved recognition!