SACKETS HARBOR The academic leaders for Sackets Harbor Central School Class of 2013 are Emily F. Schultes, valedictorian, Olivia C. Martin, salutatorian, and Haydn A. Johannessen, career award winner.
Miss Schultes, daughter of Robert and Brenda Schultes, has an academic average of 97.33. In her freshman and sophomore years, she was enrolled in honors global studies and pre-Advanced Placement English programs, in junior year, she took AP English literature and composition, and in senior year, she is taking several college courses.She is a member of both the Spanish National Honor Society and National Honor Society, for which she serves as president of the schools chapter.
Miss Schultes is a member of Patriot Impact community service group and has participated in the Parkinsons Disease Awareness Walk and the Fall Festival, raising funds for the Sackets Harbor PTO. She has played varsity soccer and basketball since her junior year, is a member of marching band and on the yearbook club and prom committee. She performs tap, jazz, ballet and modern/hip hop dance. She attended Empire Girls State, has served as class co-president since freshman year and is co-captain of the basketball and soccer teams.
Miss Schultes will attend the University at Buffalo and major in biomedical science with plans to become an orthodontist.
Miss Martin, daughter of Lynn and Stephanie Martin, has an academic average of 96.77. In her freshman and sophomore years, she was enrolled in pre-AP English, in junior year, she took AP English literature and composition, and in her senior year, she is taking college level English and English research and composition.
She is a member of Spanish Honor Society and National Honor Society, has been in varsity soccer since her freshman year and was named a Frontier League All-Star in her junior and senior years. As a freshman, she was a member of the junior varsity girls basketball team and as a sophomore was a varsity cheerleader. She is on the yearbook staff, prom committee and Patriot Impact. She participated in Patriot Pals, mentoring a younger student.
She will attend SUNY Brockports Direct Entry nursing program. She plans to become a neonatal nurse.
Mr. Johannessen, son of Erik Johannessen and Jennifer Johannessen, is in the second year of the criminal justice program at Charles H. Bohlen Jr. Technical Center, Watertown, where he has a B average. He will earn six college credits through Jefferson Community College upon graduation. He participated in an internship with the military police at Fort Drum.
Mr. Johannessen has enlisted in the Air Force and will depart for basic training this summer. He will receive technical training through the Community College of the Air Force toward an associate degree in munitions systems technology. He plans to become a pararescue specialist or an explosive ordinance disposal specialist.