The Academic Booster Club and the G. Ray Bodley (GRB) Parent Group recently presented sixty-two students with honor awards at the 2008 Honor Graduate Banquet held at Lakeview Manor in Fulton. (Click the thumbnail photo at left to see the larger version.)
GRB Parent Group president Carol Ireland and Tina Winkler, Vice-Principal at GRB presented pins to the following seniors: Kayleigh Adsitt, Kristina Aldrich-Ames, Richard Apa, Sarah Arnold, Julia Bullard, Meghan Burns, Patrick Cochrane, Kelsey Cole, Philip Darby, Randi DeSantis, Ashley Dishaw, Alexandra Dowlearn, Kayleigh Drake, Christopher Ellis, Valerie Floyd, Andrew Francis, Kelsey Gardner, Alexandra Geers, Daniel Hanczyk, Molly Heagerty, John Henning, Jessica Hunneyman, Holly Hyde, Connan Ingham, Nicole Jackowski, Kelli Jordan, Lauren Kesterke, Drew Kinney, Kristen Kush, Jeffery Landers, Leanna Littler, Alicia Lockwood, Rachel Louise, Cheyenne Manford, Kenneth Marshall, Whitney Mirabito, Kayla Montagna, Nicholas Ostness, Richelle Owen, Lynsay Paiko, Jacob Peck, Jennifer Perry, Ashley Prent, Jonah Reardon, Elizabeth Rice, John Rizzo, Brittany Rose, Wendy Ruiz, Nicholas Runeare, Meghan Ruta, Caitlin Smith, Janel Sullivan, Ruth Tallents, Margaret Thorpe, Marissa Thorpe, Kaylee Underkofler, Jennica Vehrs, Anthony Walrath, Shannon Watson, Gregory Webb, David Williams, and DeAnn Woodworth.
Valedictorian Kristen Kush and Salutatorian Kaylee Underkofler were also presented with recognition gifts.
Guest Speaker Sarah Finocchiaro, a 1999 graduate of GRB, spoke to the honor attendees about her journey following high school. Finocchiaro is currently finishing her first of three years of Pediatric residency at SUNY Upstate. In 2010 she plans to return to Fulton to begin her practice as a Pediatrician.