Courtesy photo: Bishop McGann-Mercy High School

Bishop McGann-Mercy High School has announced the names of its top 10 graduating students for its last graduating class.

The valedictorian is Olivia G. Valle from Hampton Bays. A student-athlete, Olivia was a member of the varsity cross country, winter track, and softball teams. She is president of the Math National Honor Society, is a member of the National Honor Society, and is the chairperson of the Mercy-on-a-Mission club. Olivia will attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she plans to study brain and cognitive sciences.

Also from Hampton Bays is the salutatorian, Isabella Sorgi. Isabella was the editor-in-chief of the school newspaper and vice president of the National Honor Society. In addition, she was on the varsity tennis and softball teams. She plans to attend New York University’s Stern School of Business where she will study business and political economy. She hopes one day to run an international non-governmental organization.

The graduate with the third highest average is Maria Lucatorto who will attend Boston College as a finance major. The student with the fourth highest average is Mercator Osinski who hails from Greenport. He plans to attend Yale and will major in mechanical engineering. Graduating fifth in the class is Riverhead native Olivia Kneski. She will attend Sacred Heart University on a track scholarship.

Completing the top 10, in ranking order are Vanessa Quiros of Southampton who will attend Baruch College, Laura Naranjo from Hampton Bays who is heading to Marist College, Margaret Gazda of Bridgehampton who has committed to Bentley University, Kate Wilkie of Hampton Bays who plans to attend Skidmore College and Ailsa Augustyn of Riverhead who is heading to Adelphi University.

Source: Press release issued by Bishop McGann-Mercy High School dated May 10, 2018.

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