Every member of Huntington High School’s Class of 2019 can testify without any hesitation that Ashlyn Case and Luke Farrell exemplify the qualities of kindness, compassion and consideration. They both provide encouragement and support to their friends or anyone who happens to seek out their help and they are always available when someone needs them.
Nicholas Haupt is an impressive young man who took Huntington High School’s Key Club to new heights this past year as its president. The Kiwanis Club of Huntington was so captivated by Class of 2019 member that the organization presented him with its coveted Quentin Sammis Memorial Award in recognition of his work and his potential make the world a better place.
Six years after a violent car crash took the life of Carmen Rivera-Gotay, a scholarship in the teenager’s memory was presented to Huntington High School Class of 2019 member Casey Smith.
The October Dawn scholarship is a very special award presented annually to a graduating Huntington High School senior. This year, the scholarship’s generous stipend of $2,000 was captured by Jeraine Nieves-Morales, a member of the Class of 2019.
Huntington High School’s Class of 1968 celebrated its 50th anniversary reunion last September over the course of a weekend that none of the alums in attendance will ever forget.
Huntington High School’s Class of 2019 received the accolades and sendoff that it so richly deserved as a standing room only crowd of about 2,500 turned out at Blue Devil Stadium for the high school’s 158th commencement exercises last Friday night.
Thomas Karolyi was an extraordinary orchestra teacher and director and a remarkable musician. One of J. Taylor Finley Junior High School’s founding faculty members, he instructed, nurtured and guided thousands of musicians during his storied career. Huntington High School senior Arielle Harvey hopes she can have the same impact when she becomes a teacher.
Danny Arias has already overcome so much in his young life. The Huntington High School senior has worked through family tragedy and other obstacles and compiled an impressive set of achievements, including being one of the top members of the Class of 2019.
Cameron Fehrs is an exceptional young woman. Anyone who has spent time with her understands this and finds it easy to conclude the recent Huntington High School graduate is headed for success at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, where she plans to study business.
T. Christopher Pettit’s name is forever inscribed in granite as one of Huntington High School’s most spectacular scholars, leaders and athletes.
Mia Nitekman is one of those people that you quickly get the feeling can be or do anything that interests her. The Huntington High School senior is so smart and talented that no career field is out of reach. The teenager will be headed to the University of Pittsburgh in the fall to pursue her dreams.
Nicholas Haupt is staying close to home, but he is still headed to one of the best colleges in the country. The Huntington High School senior plans to attend Stony Brook University and study in some of its most highly regarded departments.
Nicholas Bozsnyak future plans are still taking shape, but when all said and done, no one has any doubt that they Huntington High School senior will be thriving in the career of his choice.
Candido Martinez has earned stellar grades since arriving in Huntington from El Salvador. The senior has done so well he is headed to Colgate University, one of the finest colleges in the country.
Huntington High School senior Rudy Salmeron is headed to SUNY Old Westbury to study business and play on the college’s soccer team. The teenager applied to four colleges and was admitted to all of them, but when it came time to make a final decision, one clearly outweighed the others.
Melisa Torres is a thoughtful young woman who is going places. The Huntington High School senior has excelled academically and in the arts and she’s tried to make the world a better place by doing lots of little things behind the scenes.
Henry Cartwright is a determined young man who does everything with confidence. The Huntington High School senior is headed to Virginia Tech University to study engineering.
Matthew Rodriquez is hoping to dabble in a little bit of everything in college. The Huntington High School senior is headed to Rochester Institute of Technology, which the teenager is convinced offers him a great opportunity for a splendid education, both in and out of the classroom.
Kiara Rafailan and Alyssa Sorensen will both graduate near the top of Huntington High School’s Class of 2019 at the 158th commencement exercises at Blue Devil Stadium on Friday, June 28.
A happy teenager with a great sense of humor, Christie Baade has a light-hearted way about her, but she can be a hardnosed competitor, too. The Huntington High School senior shares these qualities with Justin Giani, who possessed each of them in abundance.
Sophia LaCentra is an eternally optimistic Huntington High School senior. She has always displayed a sunny personality and outlook on life, even during her earliest days as a kindergartener at Washington Primary School. Now she’s all grown up, but her disposition hasn’t really changed. She is set to attend Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan and begin pursuing her dreams.
Huntington senior Jackson Pitti captured the Fred Cambria Award at the 51st annual Blue Devil senior athletic awards banquet in Louis D. Giani Gymnasium.
Andy Ulloa knows what he loves and what he wants to do professionally. So when it came time to decide where he wanted to attend college, the Huntington High School senior made his decision with his eyes wide open. He’s convinced that SUNY College at Purchase in Westchester is the place where he can successfully go about accomplishing all of his goals.
Katie Riley is one of the kindest, most articulate and unassuming members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2019. The senior is headed to Quinnipiac University in Connecticut where she plans to study for a career as a physician assistant, which will allow her to put her caring and compassionate nature to good use.
Danny Arias has the smile and laugh of someone possessing a healthy degree of self-confidence. While the Huntington High School senior has a fun-loving sense of humor, he also has a serious side and knows how to work hard. The teenager’s excellent academic record has propelled him to Colgate University, one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country.
Christopher Engle is a practical sort of fellow who likes to strip the emotion out of a decision and make it based strictly on the merits. That’s exactly how the Huntington High School senior decided that SUNY Oneonta was the best place for him to pursue his college studies.
David Caplin was a really good guy. The Huntington High School Class of 1974 member achieved success in business and later seized upon an opportunity to coach cross country and track and field. He passed away after a 13 year battle with cancer, but never forgot his alma mater.
Cristian Garay Araujo has thrived since coming to the United States from El Salvador as a seventh grader. Easygoing and polite, the Huntington High School senior gets along well with everyone and displays an impressive work ethic. He plans to study at SUNY Old Westbury and play soccer there for the college.
Bill Class came to Huntington in 1929 and over the next 34 years established a standard of excellence that continues to this day in the Blue Devil athletic program. He retired more than a half-century ago and passed away in August 1984, but he will always be remembered in the community for his work at Huntington High School.
Julia Tesoriero wanted something different. So the Huntington High School senior went about researching colleges that would provide her with a change from her experiences these past four years. The teenager believes she has found it at the University of Tampa.
A group of 11 exceptional Huntington High School athletes was presented with Section XI Gold Key awards at the 51st Blue Devil Senior Athletic Awards Banquet in Louis D. Giani Gymnasium.
Alyssa Sorensen is all about helping others. She does so much for so many that the teenager sometimes doesn’t have any time left for herself. The Huntington High School senior is headed to Drexel University in Philadelphia where she will put all of her impressive talents to good use.
Ryan Williams is skating through Huntington High School. Well, maybe that’s a little too glib. The junior works very hard for the excellent grades he earns. But he really is a good skater. The teenager is one of the top young high school hockey players in New York and he’s hoping to play in college, too.
Katherine DeGennaro is a sensitive, soft-spoken and low key teenager who is comfortable being in or out of the spotlight. One of the most exceptionally talented musicians and performers in Huntington High School’s Class of 2019, she is headed to The New School’s Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts in Manhattan.
Ashlyn Case’s exceptional academic record provided her with many options when it came to choosing a college. The Huntington High School senior took her time deciding where she wanted to study next and performed all the due diligence you would expect from the thoughtful teenager. She is thrilled to be heading to the University of Rhode Island next fall as she transitions to a new stage in her life.
Jenna Yabroudy is a naturally upbeat young woman. Nothing gets her down for very long. Even when she sustained a serious knee injury playing for the Blue Devil varsity soccer last fall, she quickly bounced back well before completing her long recovery. The Huntington High School senior is headed to Virginia Tech University, where she intends to study business and no one doubts she will find success there.
Hadley Clayton is headed to Princeton University in the fall, but Huntington High School’s Class of 2019 valedictorian isn’t about to forget three very special teachers who have guided, nurtured and inspired her along the way.
As he makes his way around Huntington High School on any given day, Luke Farrell is exuberant, spreading his particular brand of enthusiasm, optimism and joy to whoever happens to cross paths with the senior.
The 51st annual Blue Devil Senior Athletic Awards banquet will be held on Thursday, May 30 in Louis D. Giani Gymnasium. The dinner will honor the 89 graduating seniors who completed participation with their respective team(s) this year.
Nicole Walsh should never be underestimated. The Huntington High School senior stays under the radar to some extent, but she gets an awful lot done in the classroom and after school. The teenager is headed to Stonehill College after compiling an exceptional record over the past four years.
Katie Stock is one of Huntington High School’s most enthusiastic and accomplished seniors. The Class of 2019 member is nothing less than a star, compiling a strong record across every academic discipline and taking on leadership roles in a variety of organizations. She is headed to the University of Pittsburgh in the fall.
Evelyn Hernandez is planning for a future that includes caring for the sick and saving lives. The Huntington High School senior is headed to Hofstra University in the fall, where she intends to study biology on a pre-med track in anticipation of a career as an oncologist.
Huntington High School senior Bryce Criscuola is headed to Wilkes University, where he has been recruited to play on the college’s football team.
Meagan Malone is one of Huntington High School’s exceptional seniors. The teenager has excelled at everything she’s touched these past four years and she’s excited to continue her education and prepare to pursue her career goals at the University of Delaware.
The top members of Huntington High School’s Class of 2019 were honored last Thursday night at this year’s Distinguished Seniors Dinner in Louis D. Giani Gymnasium.
David Mosden’s spectacular run through the Huntington School District will be ending in fitting fashion as the senior gets set to graduate next month. He’s captured a full scholarship to attend Emory University, where he plans to study business.
Jack Farrell is headed to sea. The Huntington High School senior plans to attend the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.
Phoebe Walther is a happy, optimistic and exceptionally hardworking young woman. The Huntington High School senior is headed to SUNY Geneseo in the fall where she plans to study to be a teacher. There is little doubt her future students are going to love her.
Kiara Rafailan is one of the most kind-hearted, good natured and all around nicest people to ever walk the halls of Huntington High School. That’s a big statement to make, but every word of it is true. The teenager is a scholar, too. She recently captured a full scholarship to attend St. John’s University, where she plans to study for a career as an elementary school teacher.
Kaitlyn Sage’s love for animals knows no bounds. She enjoys working with them so much that she plans to make a career of it. The Huntington High School senior is headed to one of the best veterinary schools in the country at North Carolina State University next fall.
Emma Farrell has always felt a calling to help others. The Huntington High School senior is a caring, generous and considerate young woman so when she searched for a college she weighed many different aspects of each school before choosing Fairfield University to pursue her interests and future goals.
Huntington High School Class of 2019 salutatorian Ryan Hoffmann has decided to attend Northeastern University in the fall.
Colette Barron began her journey through Huntington UFSD at Flower Hill School. In a few short months she will graduate from Huntington High School with the Class of 2019. The teenager plans to move on to Manhattan College in the fall and study for possible careers in broadcasting or journalism.
Paige Lennon knew it was the place for her many years ago. The Huntington High School senior was captivated by the West Point campus as a ninth grader and soon she will be making her way around those hallowed grounds as a United States Military Academy cadet after being accepted into the legendary institution that traces its roots to 1801 when President Thomas Jefferson ordered its creation.
Mia Breitbarth has always been decisive and when it came time to making a decision on which college to attend she didn’t hesitate. The Huntington High School senior will be headed to Ohio State University next fall after a great run through the district.
Dominick Stanley is flourishing. The Huntington High School senior is a top student and a leader among his classmates, but while he has loved his experience these past four years he will soon travel halfway across the country to Wisconsin for a new adventure in college.
Mackenzie Joseph’s career interests have evolved over the years, but the Huntington High School senior is now very comfortable with where she is headed and what she wants to study in college.
Natalie McCann is always ready for a new adventure. The Huntington High School senior likes to have an element of excitement in her life and she is going to get just that next fall as she begins a college program that will have her studying across the world.
Isabella Cahill is one of Huntington High School’s best. The senior is headed to the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the fall to study psychology. In the meantime, she is making every day count as she heads to the finish line after a great run.
Eren Aydin learned how to dribble a soccer ball a short time after beginning to walk. Currently playing on one of the top club teams in the country, the Huntington High School senior has officially committed to play the sport at SUNY Geneseo.
Brandon Dewar has always been an amiable fellow. The Huntington High School senior is easygoing and friendly. As he nears graduation, he has sketched out his plans for college and career and is excited to be on the cusp of a new stage of his life.
Hadley Clayton has been named valedictorian of Huntington High School’s Class of 2019. Ryan Hoffmann is this year’s salutatorian. The exceptional duo has enjoyed sensational four year runs packed with academic and co-curricular success.
Oscar Bonilla is a really interesting fellow. The Huntington High School senior has a broad range of interests and he’s capable of discussing a seemingly endless variety of topics. He’s creative and imaginative and very hardworking.
James Brown is going through each day with the same enthusiasm he always has at Huntington High School. Although he’s a senior, the teenager shows no signs of kicking back and switching to cruise control. He’s taking advantage of every last minute he has in the building and seeking out new opportunities.
Anna Crockett doesn’t let anything get her down for very long. The Huntington High School senior has a sunny disposition, which along with an unsurpassed work ethic and a personality that can’t be beat has helped make her one of the top students in the Class of 2019.
Mia Nitekman’s magnificent run through Huntington High School will culminate in June when the senior graduates with the Class of 2019. She is headed to the University of Pittsburgh to study politics and philosophy and no one would be surprised in the least if she plays a role in changing the world for the better.
Haley Mortell has always set high standards for herself and the Huntington High School senior has an enviable record to show for all of her efforts.
Graham Young is walking around on Cloud Nine. The Huntington High School senior has been accepted as an early decision candidate by Villanova University’s School of Business.
Caroline Lenze has thoroughly enjoyed her experience at Huntington High School over the past four years. A member of the Class of 2019, the teenager has pursued her interests with enthusiasm, winning post-season honors with the Blue Devil volleyball team, participating in the after school club program, working closely with faculty members and developing many satisfying friendships.
Matthew Quinn is headed to the Ivy League. The Huntington High School senior has chosen to attend Cornell University, where he intends to study biological sciences.
Christian Hannah is more than just a number. The Huntington High School senior is a creative young man who has found something he is passionate about and plans to pursue it and perfect his skills.
Jack Langton doesn’t believe in coasting through his senior year. The Huntington High School Class of 2019 member has a full slate of challenging classes and he’s signed onto a handful of extracurricular activities that interest him and he preps to move on with his education next fall and pursue his career goals.
Arielle Harvey has a heart of gold. The Huntington High School senior is one of the kindest, most compassionate and caring souls in the Class of 2019.
Maire Brown keeps everyone on their toes. The Huntington High School senior is smart, athletic and displays a wicked sense of humor. She has a larger than life personality and when she’s in a room, everyone knows it.
Elian Pimentel is a hard-nosed competitor. When the Huntington High School senior steps on the baseball field for the Blue Devils he gives the team everything he has. Off the field he loves to laugh and have fun with his friends.
Candido Martinez has led an interesting life and he’s still just a teenager. The Huntington High School senior is highly regarded by his classmates and teachers and has quietly compiled a very strong academic and co-curricular record over the past four years.
Justin Italiano would like nothing more than to cap off his senior year by leading Huntington High School’s baseball team to its first league championship since 1965.
Ariana Strieb throws herself completely into everything she does. The Huntington High School senior is a dynamic and energetic teenager with strong opinions and the facts to back them up.
Maya DelGiudice goes about her business in a quiet and understated way. The Huntington High School senior has always flown a little bit below the radar since her earliest days at Washington Primary School, but she’s always been a standout.
Henry Cartwright lives a disciplined life. He works hard, trains and studies even harder and he loves his country. The Huntington High School senior is hoping to gain a Congressional appointment and be approved for admission to the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.
Christian Bellissimo is a force to be reckoned with academically, athletically and in every other possible way. Just about anything the Huntington High School senior touches turns to gold.
There isn’t a day that goes by that Paige Lennon isn’t thinking about the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Huntington High School senior has made a commitment to play lacrosse there, study for a commission and ultimately serve her country after graduation.
Jenna Yabroudy is a happy, friendly, super smart teenager. The Huntington High School senior is taking a challenging set of courses, but still has found the time to get involved in sports and clubs while investigating a list of college options and thinking about career possibilities.
Max Gordon is one of the top students in Huntington High School’s Class of 2019. He’s earned exceptional grades and he’s eyeing many fine colleges. Asked to choose a favorite teacher, the teenager didn’t hesitate: business department faculty member Suzi Biagi.
Kiara Rafailan is a good-hearted young woman with an optimistic frame of mind. The Huntington High School senior wants to make a difference in this world and she is eyeing a teaching career as the vehicle to accomplish her goals.
Madison Buchholtz has been quietly dancing her way to fame. The Huntington High School senior is one of the top young ballet dancers in the metropolitan area, if not the country. She has been making sacrifices that most teenagers wouldn’t even consider and the energetic young woman is thrilled with the results.
Ashlyn Case is a well-liked, easygoing young woman who has a variety of interests and a very definite idea of where she wants to go. The Huntington High School senior is a real people-person. She enjoys interacting with everyone and she especially likes helping others.
Riva Bergman is one of those people you come across with a “can-do” attitude. She always seems to be one step ahead of the action and she has enough confidence in herself to believe she can do just about anything.
Morgan Minicozzi has led a charmed existence these past four years at Huntington High School. She is exceedingly well-liked by everyone and she has excelled at everything she has done.
Phoebe Walther is a spectacular young woman and one of the leading lights in Huntington High School’s Class of 2019. She has a multitude of talents that have helped her sparkle over the past four years, but it’s her gentle nature and her warm personality that has made her especially popular with her classmates and teachers.
Alyssa Sorensen is a high-flying Huntington High School senior who sets a standard of excellence in everything she does. The teenager is one of the top members of the Class of 2019, a three sport athlete and an integral member of numerous organizations.
Mia Breitbarth is one of a kind. There’s no one else quite like the Huntington High School senior. She is confident and competitive, but the sweet teenager is always willing to put aside her own interests and help someone in need.
Brooke Goldsmith’s senior year at Huntington High School is off to a smooth start. She’s completely engaged in her classes and the activities she holds dear. The teenager is determined to graduate on a high note.
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.
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.
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.
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Principal: Brenden Cusack
Asst. Principal: Gamal Smith
Asst. Principal: Lisette Lors
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