Wahconah High Names Valedictorian, Salutatorian for 201408:16AM / Saturday, June 07, 2014
DALTON, Mass. — Wahconah Regional High School has named Rose L. May as valedictorian and Eleanor M. Cherry as salutatorian of the class of 2014.
Both will speak at the graduation ceremonies on Sunday, June 8, at 1 p.m. in the school gymnasium.
May, daughter of Jeffrey May and Kara Thornton of 194 Sleepy Hollow Road, is a member and president of National Honor Society and the Latin Club.
She was captain of the cross country team and also participated in track. Within the community, she has been an active member of the Buddy Program, Berkshire Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Program and vice president of Rotary Interact. She received the Dartmouth Book Award, the St. Michael's College Award and was selected as a representative to Girls State.
May plans to attend Bates College in the fall.
Cherry, daughter of Michael and Mary Cherry of 34 Patricia Ave., is a member of National Honor Society, Student Council, student representative to the School Committee and a captain of the Mock Trial program.
She is involved with the Dalton Ballet Studio as a dancer and assistant teacher. She also teaches dance at the Buddy Games and the Craneville Extend Program. She received the George Eastman Young Leaders Award and the Mount Holyoke College Book Award.
Cherry plans to attend Hobart and William Smith Colleges in the fall.