Elmont Memorial High School has named Mohammed Rahman and Kimone Walker as the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Class of 2023.
Mohammed is regarded as a dedicated and motivated individual. His academic successes are made apparent through his consistent placement on the school’s High Honor Roll, as well as his recognition as an AP Scholar in 2021 and an AP Scholar with Distinction in 2022. He is a member of the English Honor Society, National Senior Honor Society, Social Studies Honor Society and World Language Honor Society, and serves as secretary of the Math Honor Society and vice president of the Science Honor Society. Mohammed is also an active member of the Yearbook Club and the Class of 2023. Since Sept. 2021, he has served as treasurer of the Key Club and has assisted with organizing and running volunteer events.
Kimone is known for being a skilled leader. She has been accepted into the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America, serves as the executive board president of the Junior National Society of Black Engineers – Long Island Chapter, received a Leadership Award from NSBE Jr., and served as president of the school’s Math Honor Society. She is also member of the World Language Honor Society, a volunteer member of Key Club and a player on the varsity badminton team. She has maintained placement on the school’s High Honor Roll and is an AP Scholar with Distinction. Along with her dedication to NSBE Jr., Kimone’s interests in engineering and technology have been explored through her enrollment in the Apple Engineering and Technology Camp and the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program, among others.