Anne Rory McKenna
Saratoga Central Catholic
College attending: 
Benedictine College
•  National Honor Society
•  Soccer Captain
•  Basketball Captain and Scholar Athlete
•  Peer Ministry Leader

Quote from Teacher:
“When I think of Anne McKenna, SCC 2019 Valedictorian, I think of someone who is devoted to growing in her faith as a committed Catholic. Anne embodies one who seeks God’s will. When I think of a biblical passage that would most aptly describe Anne, Romans 8:28 comes to mind. ‘And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.’ ”
— Rebecca Cronin, Theology Teacher, Campus Ministry – SCC

Quote from Valedictorian: 
“Everything that’s worth having is some trouble.” — LM Montgomery
— Anne Rory McKenna

Lauren Costello
Catholic Central

College attending: Siena College
•  National Honor Society – Grades 10, 11, 12
•  Academic High Honor Roll – All Quarters, Grades 7-12
•  Recipient of the Elizabeth Talbot 
Community Service Award
•  Attended the John Hopkins Ambassador Leadership Program (Summer ’17)
•  Varsity Tennis Team Captain
•  Varsity Indoor Track and Field Captain

Quote from Teacher:

“When asked about Lauren Costello, CCHS 2019 Valedictorian, I thought about what Thoreau said, ‘Go confidently in the direction of your dream. Live the life you have imagined.’ This absolutely describes Lauren. In the four years I have taught her, she never gave up on anything and always knew what she wanted ... and I have no doubt that she will get everything she wants because she absolutely deserves it.  Bravo, Lauren.”
— Linda Cavanaugh, English teacher

Quote from Valedictorian:
“There is nothing more fulfilling than utilizing your knowledge to better the world.” 
— Lauren Costello

Timothy James Ryan 

Bishop Maginn
College Attending: 
The University of Buffalo
He will study Electrical Engineering.
•  University of Rochester George 
Eastman Young Leaders Award
•  The Clarkson University Achievement Award
•  The Knights of Columbus Wemple Service Award
•  Senior member of the National Honor Society
•  Senior Captain of the Varsity Basketball Team.

Quote from Teacher:
“Tim Ryan has continued to showcase his academic abilities through his exemplary performance in all of his coursework. I wish him great success in all his future endeavors.” — Principal Michael Tolan

Quote from Valedictorian:
"I have not failed, I have just found 1,000 ways that won't work."
— Tim Ryan quoting Thomas Edison for his inspiration

Abigail Kienzle
Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons
College attending: Clarkson University
•  3-time captain of the Varsity Basketball Team (5 years playing on the team)
•  2-time varsity captain of the Cross Country Team (2 years in high school, 
1 year in junior high school)
•  4-year member of Varsity Softball Team
•  3 years of student Government (10th grade class representative, 11th grade Secretary, 12th grade president)
•  3 years in National Honor Society
•  Stations of the Cross Member
•  Newspaper Club – 9th and 10th grade, writer
•  Student Ambassador
•  School Band (middle school)
External Accomplishments:
•  Member of the Journey Retreat Program

Quote from Teacher:
“She has excelled in everything she has done and has been a top leader. She is a wonderful role model and just an all-around fantastic student. Abby continuously blows me away academically and personally with her friends and family. There are not enough words to express my honor to have been able to be a part of her learning.” 
— Blair Hiltunen, Science Teacher

Quote from Valedictorian:
“My time here at ND-BG has left me with more than a great education. I found my voice here and learned many life skills that will help me in college and beyond.”
— Abigail Kienzle