Principal Cron confirms Carchedi and Palana are Co-Valedictorians for the Class of 2013
Veritas reporters Joe Rizzotto and Georgia Panagiotidis contributed to this report.
In an announcement this afternoon, RHS principal Alan Cron, confirmed that the Class of 2013 would have two valedictorians this year! They are Christopher James Carchedi and Joseph Buckley Palana.
In addition to their academic success, both young men participate in many clubs and activities at RHS. Carchedi and Palana are both members of the Theater Guild. Palana also plays in the band and the jazz band and runs for the cross country team. He participates on the math team and the mock trial team. Carchedi plays hockey and is President of the SGC. He also is a member of the RHS band. He made it all the way to the State Finals in the Poetry Out Loud competition this year.
Palana and Carchedi also participated in the Mr. Rockland competition and the Spellman Oratorical Contest this year and are members of the National Honor Society at RHS.
Both scholars were accepted to Harvard University; Palana will attend Harvard and major in Biology or Psychology. Carchedi was also accepted to Brown University where he will major in Geology.
Congratulations to Chris and Joe!