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Shaker High School Class of 2017 Honor Graduates

| July 11, 2017

Thirty-eight Shaker High School seniors graduated with honors in June. To qualify as honor graduates, students must place in the top five percent of their class in grade point average.

picture of Shaker High School graduates

Class of 2017 Shaker High School graduates (Missing from picture: Gaurab Banerjee, John Fitzgerald, Huiwen Miao, Asher Novkov-Bloom)

The honor graduates are listed below in alphabetical order:

Ashley Alexander is the daughter of Edward and Sunah Alexander of Loudonville. Ashley will attend George Washington University in the fall as a Psychology major.

Samahria Alpern is the daughter of Matthew Alpern and Laura Bulatao of Latham. Samahria will attend Brown University in the fall.

Ryann Augstell is the daughter of Robert and Marianne Augstell of Loudonville. Ryann will attend Siena College in the fall.

Gaurab Banerjee is the son of Gautam and Arundhati Banerjee of Loudonville. Gaurab will attend Stanford University in the fall as a Computer Science major.

Emily Brzac is the daughter of Dean and Loretta Brzac of Cohoes. Emily will attend the University of Rochester in the fall as an International Relations major.

Joia Canete is the daughter of Jonathan Canete and Manora Szeto of Watervliet. Joia will attend Cornell University in the fall as a Biology major.

Surin Choi is the daughter of Junho Choi of Latham and Heaseon Whang of Latham. Surin will attend Vassar College in the fall.

Alan Dai is the son of Aiguo Dai and Junhong Wang of Loudonville. Alan will attend Harvard University in the fall as a Renaissance French Literature major.

Lauren Dentinger is the daughter of Aaron and Jennifer Dentinger of Latham. Lauren will attend The College of the Holy Cross in the fall as a Biology and Spanish major.

Suzanna Diehl is the daughter of Roy and Susan Diehl of Watervliet. Suzanna will attend Boston College in the fall.

Kailey Dodd is the daughter of Joseph and Megan Dodd of Loudonville. Kailey will attend Stonehill College in the fall as an Elementary Education major.

Angela Dziuba is the daughter of Zenon Dziuba and Virginia Riggione of Latham. Angela will attend Siena College in the fall.

Tyler Finch is the son of Ted and Lil Finch of Latham. Tyler will attend Boston University in the fall.

John Fitzgerald is the son of Patrick and Sheila Fitzgerald of Loudonville. John will attend Dartmouth College in the fall as a pre-health track Biology major.

Jackson Gee is the son of Brian and Monica Gee of Loudonville. Jackson will attend Binghamton University in the fall as a Computer Engineering major.

Shriya Iyer is the daughter of Kirthivasan Nagarajan and Chitra Iyer of Cohoes. Shriya will attend the University of Pennsylvania in the fall as a System Engineering/Finance major.

Nia Joyner is the daughter of Arnel Joyner of Clifton Park and Jennifer Joyner of Clifton Park. Nia will attend Binghamton University in the fall as a Biology major.

Gaganjot Kaur is the daughter of Sham Sing and Baljinder Kaur of Latham. Gaganjot will attend SUNY Geneseo in the fall as a Biology major.

Andrew Kelsey is the son of John and Elizabeth Kelsey of Loudonville. Andrew will attend Boston College in the fall as a Finance and Entrepreneurship major.

Angela Lu is the daughter of James Lu and Holly Zhao of Watervliet. Angela will attend Johns Hopkins University in the fall as a Biomedical Engineering major.

Michelle Malayba is the daughter of Marvin and Rowena Malayba of Latham. Michelle will attend the University at Buffalo in the fall as an Electrical Engineering major.

Christopher Maloney is the son of Michael and Lynne Maloney of Cohoes. Christopher will attend Georgia Institute of Technology in the fall as a Chemical Engineering major.

Noah Massry is the son of Norman Massry and Jill August of Loudonville. Noah will attend Northeastern University in the fall as a Computer Science major.

Emma McElrath is the daughter of Timothy and Amy McElrath of Menands. Emma will attend Johns Hopkins University in the fall as a Biochemistry major.

Julia McGaugh is the daughter of Michael and Ruth McGaugh of Cohoes. Julia will attend SUNY Geneseo in the fall as a Communications major.

Huiwen Miao is the daughter of Binglin Miao and Caihua Chen of Loudonville. Huiwen will attend UC Berkeley in the fall as a Mechanical Engineering major.

Jihu Mun is the son of Seong Yeol Mun and Hye Kim of Cohoes. Jihu will attend Stony Brook University in the fall as a Computer Science major.

Srinija Nalluri is the daughter of Raghu and Anitha Nalluri of Watervliet. Srinija will attend Stony Brook University in the fall as a Biomedical Engineering major.

Asher Novkov-Bloom is the son of Joel Bloom and Julie Novkov of Loudonville. Asher will attend Stony Brook University in the fall as a Biochemistry major.

Caroline O’Brien is the daughter of James and Maura O’Brien of Loudonville. Caroline will attend Boston College in the fall as a Biochemistry major.

Chae Young Seo is the daughter of Kwang Dong Seo and Dong Hee Ki of Watervliet. Chae Young will attend Stony Brook University in the fall as a Chemistry major.

Olivia Slingerland is the daughter of Jay and Caroline Slingerland of Cohoes. Olivia will attend Drew University in the fall as a Biology major.

Keller Tehan is the son of Michael and Holly Tehan of Latham. Keller will attend Syracuse University in the fall as a Sound Recording Technology major.

Michelle Terry is the daughter of Deniz and Dawn Terry of Cohoes. Michelle will attend Binghamton University in the fall as a Neuroscience major.

Claire Turner is the daughter of David and Faith Turner of Watervliet. Claire will attend the University of New Hampshire in the fall as a Sociology and Russian major.

Eva VonDell is the daughter of Ronald VonDell and Elizabeth Foley-VonDell of Watervliet. Eva will attend the University of Hartford in the fall as an Acoustical Engineering and Music major.

Jordan Whitsett is the daughter of Scott and Kathleen Whitsett of Cohoes. Jordan will attend Stony Brook University in the fall as a Computer Science major.

Sarah Wilson is the daughter of Steven and Carrie Wilson of Latham. Sarah will attend Siena College in the fall.

Congratulations to all!

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