Meet the Sweet 16: Class of 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

  • Sixteen accomplished and inspiring members of the Class of 2017 were the guests of honor at the Yonkers Public Schools annual Valedictorian - Salutatorian breakfast on April 20, 2017, kicking of the countdown to commencement.

    The breakfast, steeped in ceremony and touched with heart-felt emotion, honors the students and their families.

    Meet the Class of 2017 Valedictorians and Salutatorians:

  • Charles E. Gorton High School

    • Marielis George, Valedictorian
    • Aleeza Joy C. Toribio, Salutatorian

    Lincoln High School 

    • Paola L. Ferreira, Valedictorian
    • Alexis Bates, Salutatorian

    Palisade Preparatory School

    • Yanerlis E. Perez DeLeon, Valedictorian
    • Jolaynie D. Bonito, Salutatorian

    Riverside High School

    • Samantha G. Mensah, Valedictorian
    • Anthony Rodriguez, Salutatorian
  • Roosevelt High School Early College Studies

    • Cynthia J. Paz, Valedictorian
    • Elisabeth Salazar, Salutatorian

    Saunders Trades & Technical High School

    • Akacia W. Dunkez, Valedictorian
    • Shawn Abraham, Salutatorian

    Yonkers Middle High School

    • Shaina E. George, Valedictorian
    • Lilli Hong, Salutatorian

    Yonkers Montessori Academy

    • Amanda Prechtl, Valedictorian
    • Melanie Quinones, Salutatorian