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April Seniors of the Month Celebrated at H. Frank Carey

H. Frank Carey is proud to announce Matthew Mistretta and Khalia Muir as the Seniors of the Month for April.

Matthew is an extremely dedicated and hardworking young man who exhibits every trait of a true scholar and a gentleman. He is incredibly bright and is academically ranked in the top of his senior class. His amazing work ethic and dedication to academics resulted in inductions into the National, Tri-M and World Language honor societies. He has been an exemplary leader in school as co-vice president of the National Honor Society, as well as an active member of the Sewanhaka Central High School District bowling team. This caring senior is always looking to help others in the community and is a valuable tutor for younger students in our school. Additionally, he is a member of the chamber orchestra and works as a teacher at the Kumon tutoring center. This diligent senior has a passion for science and someday hopes to be a chemistry teacher. He will be attending Adelphi University and majoring in education.

Spirited, talented and unwaveringly dedicated describe an exceptional person, April’s senior of the month, Khalia Muir. New to both Carey and the country in ninth grade, she could easily have chosen to fade into the background, but instead threw herself into activities and became a pillar of the Carey community. Vice president of Hallways to Runways, secretary of the National Honor Society, a vital student organizer for Carey’s P.S. I Love You Day and an active member of more than 10 clubs and organizations, she has unquestionably left an indelible mark on Carey. Additionally, she is a member of three honor societies and has volunteered for the Global Youth Day Compassion Project and the Mt. Sinai Seventh-day Adventist food pantry, and has served as a religious education teacher at her church. Her infectious smile, positive demeanor, impressive work ethic and stellar character have earned her the respect of her peers, the faculty and the administration. She will be greatly missed next year, but we wish her nothing but success as she begins college at the University of Buffalo.