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Meet the Valedictorian & Salutatorian of the Class of 2017

 

Eric Papas and Alexis Hoffmann

 

(May 24, 2017) As announced in March, Alexis Hoffmann is the Valedictorian and Eric Papas is the Salutatorian of the Ichabod Crane High School Class of 2017. Meet Alexis and Eric below.

 

Alexis HoffmannAlexis Hoffmann, Valedictorian

Alexis is the daughter of John and Laurie Hoffmann. She is an integral member of the student body of Ichabod Crane as well as a natural leader. Alexis is currently the student member on the Board of Education, a member of the National Honor Society, President of Habitat for Humanity, Vice President of Pride Club, a member of Literary Magazine, French Club, Ichabod Crane Chorus/Spectrum (Elite Choir) and Marching Band. As a member of the high school's Enviro-thon team, the team took first place in Columbia County in 2016 and 2017 at the regional competition. Alexis has participated in several NYSSMA and All County festivals. In 2016, she was awarded the Bausch and Lomb Science Award and St. Michael's Book Award.

Alexis has also participated in numerous community service activities within 4-H and the First Presbyterian Church, Valatie.

Alexis plans to attend New York University to pursue a double major in English (Creative Writing) and Film Production/Cinematography, with career aspirations to become a screen-writer in her future.

 

Eric PapasEric Papas, Salutatorian

Eric is the son of Chris and Laurie Papas of Valatie. For the fall semester, he attended Hudson Valley Community College's Early Admission Program and graduated this past January 2017 with an Advanced Regents diploma with Honors designation. He is currently attending Hudson Valley
Community College full time as a computer science major.

While at Ichabod Crane, Eric has served as Treasurer for Habitat for Humanity, Vice President of Garden Club and member of Enviro-thon and
Pride Club. Eric plays the trumpet and has participated in ESYO Youth Jazz Band, All-County Band, All County Jazz Band and NYSSMA Area All-State.

Eric was awarded Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Rensselaer Medal, the Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Award and the Gellert Cornell Admissions Invitation.

Eric works at Samascotts Orchards and Greenhouse.

Eric is transferring from Hudson Valley Community College to SUNY Albany in the fall to major in Computer Science.

Congratulations once again to Alexis, Eric and their families!

The Ichabod Crane High School Class of 2017 Graduation will be held on Friday, June 23 at 6 p.m. at the high school.


ICHS Announces Valedictorian & Salutatorian of the Class of 2017

(March 7, 2017) Ichabod Crane High School Principal Craig Shull is pleased to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2017. Alexis Hoffmann is the Valedictorian and Eric Papas is the Salutatorian of the senior class. Congratulations go to Alexis, Eric and their families. A full write-up about them will be shared in May.