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2018-05-15 / Academics

Roscoe Central School Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian

The Roscoe Central School (RCS) District Board of Education, administration, faculty and staff have announced the names of the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the graduating Class of 2018.

The Valedictorian is Desmond Lambe, son of Joseph and Carmel Lambe of Roscoe. The Salutatorian is Noah Steele, son of Michael and Lorie Steele of Horton Brook.

Desmond has earned a cumulative GPA of 97.45. Throughout high school he has been actively involved in the Roscoe school and community. Some of his notable school activities include National Honor Society, the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar, Marist College’s Emerging Leaders Program, varsity football, varsity basketball and varsity track. In addition, Desmond has received scholastic honors, including superintendent’s honor roll, The Rensselaer Medal for outstanding achievement in Math and Science, the Parents of West Point Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award and the NYS Regents Award for Academic Excellence. He is a Boy Scout and recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Desmond spent last summer as a student research intern at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he studied human genome sequencing with world renowned researchers and will do so again this summer. In the fall, Desmond will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he will major in biomedical engineering.

Noah Steele has earned the distinction of Salutatorian for the RCS Class of 2018. He earned a cumulative GPA of 96.08. Noah is the treasurer of his class and the treasurer of National Honor Society. He is a three-sport varsity athlete, participating in football, basketball and baseball all four years of high school. Noah’s academic accolades include Superintendent’s Honor Roll, All County Music Festival and the NYS Regents Award for Academic Achievement. Outside of school Noah is involved in both promoting and preserving the farming industry. He is a 4-H member and has participated in Dairy Challenge, Dairy Quiz Bowl and competing in and winning many livestock shows throughout New York. Last summer Noah was a student intern for U.S. Congressman John Faso.

Noah will attend Cornell University where he plans to study agricultural business and dairy science.

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