Emma LaMountain and Diya Saini are the Class of 2022 valedictorian and salutatorian
Emma LaMountain and Diya Saini have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the Class of 2022 at Miller Place High School. Emma has earned the top-grade point average (GPA) of her graduating class with a cumulative GPA of 101.69. Diya has the second highest, with a cumulative GPA of 101.52. The academic success of both students exemplifies the intellect and commitment they have put into their education throughout their academic careers.
Emma is an Advanced Placement Scholar, was awarded Academic All-County by the Suffolk County Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and was named to the Suffolk County Girls Soccer Academic All County team. She was also recognized as a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete and is captain of the Miller Place Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse and Basketball teams. Emma is a member of the National Honor Society, Athletes Helping Athletes, and the Service Club.
Emma plans on attending Cornell University to study Biology on a pre-medical school track in September.
Diya is an Advanced Placement Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M Honor Society and the Foreign Language Honor Society, and was a participant in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Summit.
Diya is the Class of ‘22 Vice President. She is also a member of the Miller Place School Improvement Team and the Service Club. As a sports standout, Diya is captain of the Miller Place Varsity Girls’ Badminton team. She also boasts a music background and is a member of the Panther Players pit orchestra and was selected as an All-County bassoonist. Diya is a member of the Miller Place School Improvement Team (SIT) and Service Club, and is a coordinator for the NSHOA Cancer Specialists medical group.
Diya is awaiting a response from her first choice, Yale University. She has also applied to Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Northeastern, Princeton, Stony Brook and Tufts. She plans to study environmental science.
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