Natalie Gonzalez possesses all the ingredients a teenager requires to have a bright future. The Huntington High School senior is smart, articulate, well-informed and committed to helping others and bringing joy into the life of everyone she crosses paths with each day.
Huntington High School seniors Hadley Clayton, Sara Frawley, Ryan Hoffmann and Noah Morris have been “commended” by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. They are among just 34,000 teenagers in the country to earn the distinction.
Sam Roberts can hold his own with any high school senior in the country. The Huntington teenager is really that impressive.
Colette Barron loves to run. But she has so much more going for her than just being one of Huntington High School’s best cross country and track competitors. The teenager is a wonderful student with an impressive creative streak who is also a good friend and valued teammate to many.
Year after year, Huntington High School’s senior class has been an exceptionally talented group of young men and women. Among Class of 2018 members, 90 percent of graduates are moving on to college studies with the rest headed to branches of the United States military, vocational and technical programs, a “gap” year before beginning college or immediate full-time employment.
Huntington’s most recent graduating seniors were accepted into a broad array of top tier colleges, including many of the leading universities in the world. The teenagers earned millions of dollars in academic and athletic scholarships and awards.
Among the Class of 2017, 40 percent earned Regents diplomas; one percent qualified for a Regents diploma with honors; 32 percent obtained Advanced Regents diplomas; 23 percent earned Advanced Regents diplomas with honors and four percent qualified for local diplomas.
Huntington seniors have long sparkled as scholars, athletes, musicians, actors, artists, engineers and scientists and mock trial courtroom warriors. They have taken leading roles in community service initiatives and humanitarian projects and have captured every conceivable honor.
Aidan Forbes has enjoyed a remarkable four year run through Huntington High School. Valedictorian of the Class of 2018, he will attend Vanderbilt University, where he plans to pursue an academic major in economics with possible minors in computer science and Spanish.
A National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Mr. Forbes considered Middlebury College, Northeastern University, Fordham University, University of Michigan and the University of Rochester, before choosing Vanderbilt.
Since his first day of kindergarten at Flower Hill School, Mr. Forbes has been cherished by his classmates and teachers. The personable young man is one of the most well-liked members of Huntington’s senior class.
President of both the Math Honor Society and the high school’s Mathletes club, he’s volunteered at Huntington Hospital and even accompanied the concert choir for three years on piano. Mr. Forbes captured first place honors in the State History Day competition in Cooperstown as a junior. He went on to claim third place in the national championships at the University of Maryland.
The senior started at defense on Huntington’s first varsity boys’ soccer team to win an outright league championship in 28 years. Mr. Forbes was named Suffolk Academic All-County following the sensational season.
“I have had so many great teachers at Huntington High School that I have genuinely enjoyed connecting with over the years,” Mr. Forbes said. “They are people I continuously looked to as sources of both wisdom and insight.”
Sebastian Stamatatos has a laser-like focus on his goals. Huntington High School’s Class of 2018 salutatorian is headed to Villanova University, where he plans to study finance and entrepreneurship in its renowned business school.
Mr. Stamatatos commands the respect of the entire high school community. He’s an articulate, thoughtful and well-informed young man who can hold his own in any conversation. He’s a kind and compassionate soul, too.
The teenager is president of the high school’s stock analysis club and has also participated in the Key Club and Mathletes. He’s the treasurer of Huntington’s Math Honor Society chapter and the tutoring coordinator of the Science Honor Society. Mr. Stamatatos is also a member of the National Honor Society and the English and Social Studies Honor Societies.
Mr. Stamatatos’ senior year academic schedule includes classes in Advanced Placement Chemistry, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Calculus BC and the science research program.
As he enters his final weeks as a Huntington senior, Mr. Stamatatos has plenty to feel good about as he looks back over his time in the district, especially the past four years.
“I’ve enjoyed my time at Huntington High School and will forever remember my experiences and friendships made along the way,” Mr. Stamatatos said. “The education offered at Huntington allowed me to delve into areas of study that interest me. In turn, I was able to build a foundation of knowledge and experience that will be further built upon in the near future.”
All seniors who are in good standing may leave the building during their lunch periods. They must leave their I.D. cards at the designated area before they leave. All seniors must have a signed Agreement for Senior Privileges form on file in the Main Office.
Seniors may also park in assigned spaces in the school parking lot. A permit must be obtained in the Security Office.
Seniors who return to school late from lunch due to car problems or accident must call the Dean’s Office (673-2007) as soon as possible before the end of the school day in order for the lateness or absence to class not to count as a cut. A follow-up call by the end of the same day from the parent is also required to substantiate that this absence was not a cut. Seniors who return late without a valid reason will lose their senior privilege for one week. Subsequent infractions will be handled progressively.
Mascot: Blue Devils
Principal: Brenden Cusack
Asst. Principal: Gamal Smith
Asst. Principal: Lisette Lors
1-631-673-2001 Main Office
1-631-673-2132 Attendence Hotline
School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.