26 Shaker High School students will graduate as honor graduates when Shaker holds its commencement celebration on June 27 at 10:00 a.m. at the SEFCU Arena. In order to qualify as honor graduates, students must place in the top five percent of their class in grade point average. The rankings are calculated after the first semester of senior year is completed.
2015 HONOR GRADUATES:
Muhammad Ali is the son of Asghar Ali and Huma Asghar of Watervliet. Muhammad will attend Cornell University in the fall as a Biology major.
Nicole Barnes is the daughter of Sue and J. Barnes of Latham. Nicole will attend American University in the fall as a Biochemistry major.
Akshay Ben is the son of Benny Thomas and Sunitha Benny of Latham. Akshay will attend University At Buffalo in the fall as a Biomedical Engineering major.
Ivan Beretvas is the son of Robert (Ivan) and Clare Beretvas of Loudonville. Ivan will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the fall as an Aerospace Engineering major.
Sarah Cao is the daughter of Feng Cao of Loudonville. Sarah will attend Rice University in the fall as a Biomedical Engineering major.
Jordan Chiara is the daughter of Tammy and Wayne Chiara of Latham. Jordan will attend SUNY Geneseo in the fall as an Economics major.
Changgyu (Derek) Cho is the son of Chan Seob and Sumi Kang of Loudonville. Derek will attend Boston College in the fall as an Economics major.
Francis Choi is the son of Yumi and Jong Woo Choi of Latham. Francis will attend Amherst College in the fall as a Chemistry and Computer Science major.
Steven Churchill is the son of Gerald and Joy Churchill of Latham. Steven will attend Ithaca College in the fall as a Television – Radio major.
Sarah Cimino is the daughter of Wendy Holsberger of Loudonville and Joseph Cimino of Rotterdam. Sarah will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the fall as an Architecture major.
Cassandra Flanagan is the daughter of Kevin and Linda Flanagan of Latham. Cassandra will attend Binghamton University in the fall as a Nursing major.
Erin Graney is the daughter of Sheela and Tim Graney of Latham. Erin will attend The University of Notre Dame in the fall as a Biology major.
Thomas Hale is the son of Tom and Becki Hale of Loudonville. Thomas will attend Brown University in the fall as an Engineering major.
Anum Hussain is the daughter of Ahmir and Robina Hussain of Loudonville. Anum will attend Cornell University in the fall as Human Biology, Health and Society major.
Daniel Kaloustian is the son of Michael and Joan Kaloustian of Cohoes. Dan will attend The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in the fall as a Nano Science major.
Ethan Kremer is the son of Brian and Karen Kremer of Latham. Ethan will attend Cornell University in the fall as a Human Biology major.
Anh Le is the daughter of Trang Nguyen and Linh Le of Latham. Anh will attend Stony Brook University in the fall as a Health Science major.
Helen Lewis is the daughter of Jeff Lewis and Fiona McKinney of Watervliet. Helen will attend SUNY Fredonia in the fall as a Cello Performance major.
Nicole Luibrand is the daughter of Kerri Bernat and Peter Luibrand of Latham. Nicole will attend Russell Sage College in the fall as a Nursing major.
Madelaine McElrath is the daughter of Amy and Tim McElrath of Menands. Madelaine will attend the College of William and Mary in the fall as a Public Health major.
Andrew Nicholson is the son of Thomas and Luanne Nicholson of Latham. Andrew will attend Boston College Carrol School of Management in the fall as a Business major.
Victor Peng is the son of Yajun Peng and Sherri Duan of Cohoes. Victor will attend New York University’s Stern Business School in the fall as a Finance major.
Gili Rusak is the daughter of Zvi and Michal of Loudonville. Gili will attend Stanford University in the fall and is interested in pursuing computer science and mathematics.
Meaghan Snyder is the daughter of Bill and Lisa Snyder of Loudonville. Meaghan will attend The University of Notre Dame in the fall as a Mechanical Engineering major.
Clarice Tarbay is the daughter of Kate and Joe Tarbay of Maplewood. Clarice will attend Siena College in the fall as a Computer Science major.
Sarah Wescott is the daughter of Peg and Mark Wescott of Latham. Sarah will attend Binghamton University in the fall as an undeclared major.