Riverhead High School Academic Awards Ceremony

Grades 9 - 12



Art Department Awards
Outstanding Student Studio Art….……..…………Natalia Drozdowska
Outstanding Student Photography………………….……..Emily Masse
Outstanding Student Advanced Computer Graphics…..Lexianne Davis
Outstanding Student Studio Ceramics………………...Joscelin Morrow
Outstanding Student Drawing/Painting………….……Julianna Burkert
Outstanding Student Creative Crafts………………………..Mieko Vail
Outstanding Student Computer Graphics………….Joshua Rosenbaum,
Thu Tran

Blue Masques Drama Awards
Outstanding Performer……………………………………..Jessica Sisti
Outstanding Performer…………………………….…Jonathan Troiano
Outstanding Contribution………………………….……Emily Plattner
Outstanding Contribution…………………….…………...Jerilyn Toole


Business Department Awards
Outstanding Achievement Keyboarding…………….Dayanna Alvarez,
Sarah Bornstein, Harrison Downs, Devlin McElhinny, Casey Plitt
Outstanding Achievement Business Ownership….Rebecca VanHouten
Outstanding Achievement Career & Finance Management…………….
Dayanna Alvarez, Sarah Bornstein, Christian Hojenski,
Kayla Myers, Casey Plitt, Katelyn Zaneski
Outstanding Achievement Computer Applications…...………………..
Tremayne Hopkins, Jr.
Outstanding Achievement Web Page Design…….............Kevin Block,
William Canavan, Austin Curven


English Department Awards
Outstanding Achievement AP English Language……….Amy Methven
Outstanding Achievement AP English Literature………Maria Valdivia
Outstanding Achievement English 12………………Rachel Blackmore,
Nathan Ernst
Outstanding Achievement English 11…………..…….Marissa Palermo
Outstanding Achievement English 10…………………...… Peter Cook
Outstanding Achievement English 9 ……Jazmin Hernandez Balbuena













World Languages and Cultures
American Association of Teachers of French Award…......Madison Blom
Long Island Language Teachers High Achievement Awards
French………………………………….…Ronald Umana Garcia
Spanish……………………………………...……Jose Chinchilla
Outstanding Achievement Spanish I…………...Megan Brewer, Thu Tran
Outstanding Achievement Spanish II……Isabella Green, Marisa Murgolo
Outstanding Achievement Spanish III……………....Natalia Drozdowska,
Muhammad Fareed, Milce Garcia
Outstanding Achievement Spanish IV…………………...Joscelin Morrow
Outstanding Achievement Spanish V………………..…..Kaitlyn Doherty
Outstanding Achievement AP Spanish……………………...…Perla Leon
Outstanding Achievement French I………………………...……Thu Tran
Outstanding Achievement French II…………………….…....Cesar Flores
Outstanding Achievement French III……………….….Jocabed Caraballo
Outstanding Achievement French IV…………………………Renee Mott
Outstanding Achievement French V…………………..……Victoria Silva
Outstanding Achievement Latin I/II………………........Kathleen Gregory
Brandon Lynn, Casey Plitt
Outstanding Achievement Latin III………..…Peter Cook, Dillon Wiggins
Outstanding Achievement Latin IV/V………………..………..Emily Behr
Allison Fox, Amy Methven



Science Department Awards
Outstanding Achievement Earth Science…………………....Ian Moloney
Outstanding Achievement Living Environment…………... . James Harris
Outstanding Achievement Chemistry……………………….…Peter Cook
Outstanding Achievement Astronomy/Meteorology…...Nicholas Stimpfel
Outstanding Achievement Marine Biology…….……..….. .Austin Curven
Outstanding Achievement Physics………………………...….Paul Wetzel
Outstanding Achievement Smart Physics……….................Kyle Gevinski,
Elizabeth Hubbard
Outstanding Achievement ESL Forensics………....Miriam Garcia Avalos
Outstanding Achievement Forensics………………….…...Dillon Wiggins
Outstanding Achievement SUPA Forensics ….…....…....Carolyn Carrera
Outstanding Achievement AP Physics…………..……….…...Peter Cook
Outstanding Achievement AP Physics C…………...Nicholas Deschamps,
Corey Ropell
Outstanding Achievement AP Chemistry…..…...……Pamela Karwowski












Mathematics Department Awards
Rensselaer Math Medal for 2013………………..….………..Mieko Vail
Outstanding Achievement Math 12………………….…Noah Markewitz
Outstanding Achievement Algebra II/Trigonometry A………Peter Cook
Outstanding Achievement Algebra II/Trigonometry B...Karen Salmeron
Outstanding Achievement Geometry…..………….…..Dayanna Alvarez
Outstanding Achievement AP Calculus AB………….…Carolyn Carrera
Outstanding Achievement AP Calculus BC…..Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento
Outstanding Achievement Statistics……………...……Danielle Thomas
Outstanding Achievement Common Core Algebra………..Julia Thomas
Suffolk County Treasurer’s Academic Recognition Award……………..
Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento



Music Department Awards
Outstanding Performance Freshman Band…………...…Kurt Bernhardt
Outstanding Performance Senior Band………….……Nicholas Waldron
Outstanding Performance Freshman Choir………….…Samuel Mancini
Outstanding Performance Senior Choir………….…Elminas Abromaitis
Outstanding Achievement Freshman Orchestra…………………………
Geraldo Caraballo Ramirez
Outstanding Achievement Senior Orchestra……………..…Karyn Torre
Outstanding Achievement Music Theory………...…….Samuel Mancini
Outstanding Achievement AP Music Theory……...…...……Emily Behr





Physical Education Department Awards
Outstanding Sportsmanship Award ………………….…Jaron Greenidge
Outstanding Sportsmanship Award ………………………Lydia Keiffert
Outstanding Leadership Award……………………………...Cody Smith
Outstanding Leadership Award…………………..………..…Sara Tucci
Outstanding Fitness Award………………………………Ryan Gevinski
Outstanding Fitness Award……………………….……Danielle Thomas
Outstanding Athlete……………………………..………Carolyn Carrera
Outstanding Athlete…………………………..…………Daniel Czelatka












Social Studies Department
Outstanding Achievement SUPA Economics………….…Carolyn Carrera
Outstanding Achievement SUPA Public Affairs……Nicholas Deschamps,
Katelyn McKissick
Outstanding Achievement SUPA Psychology…Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento,
Lydia Keiffert, Samantha Lombardi, Renee Mott, Victoria Silva
Outstanding Achievement Global 9………………...…Samantha Donnelly
Outstanding Achievement Global 10…...…………………….…..Zoe Krey
Outstanding Achievement History of Long Island………....Megan Carrick,
Rachel Conti
Outstanding Achievement US History……...……………Kimberly Searles
Outstanding Achievement AP American History…………..….Emily Behr
Outstanding Achievement AP US Government & Politics…..Ryan Diresta
Outstanding Achievement AP World History I………..Elizabeth Hubbard,
Dominique Marichal, Casey Plitt
Outstanding Achievement AP World History II…...…...…Joseph Messina



New York State Comptroller’s Achievement Award
Carolyn Carrera
Nylejah Green
Lydia Keiffert
Kayla Myers
Robyn Schneider



Suffolk County Executive Public Service Award
Sarah Halpin



Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
Carolyn Carrera



Student Government
Sydney Kito, President
Ryan Harkin, Vice President
Alexa Bloss, Secretary
Pola Dobrzynski, Treasurer






Principals Special Recognition Awards

Top Fifteen Students

Valedictorian Award — Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento
Salutatorian Award — Lydia Keiffert

Carolyn Carrera
Allison Fox
Nicholas Deschamps
Pola Dobrzynski
Steven Quaranto
Stephanie Falisi
Katelyn McKissick
Robert Dilworth
Rachel Conti
Samantha Lombardi
Maria Valdivia
Jekaterina Prjalkina
Nathan Ernst



Outstanding Achievement Awards
85 Average or higher/26 credits or more/20 hours of community service per year

Carolyn Carrera
Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento
Rachel Conti
Stephanie Falisi
Sydney Kito
Destiny McElroy
Katelyn McKissick
Sara Mottern
Kayla Myers
Aneisha Scott

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