Elmont Memorial Honors Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Elmont Memorial High School announced that Jahnia Cunningham and Marvia Pressoir are the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Class of 2020.
Jahnia, who has a GPA of 101.59, has pursued a rigorous college preparatory program that has included nine Advanced Placement courses. She plays the clarinet in the Senior High Band, is Student Director of the Senior High Musical, Captain of the color guard, and a member of the softball team. Her impressive average qualifies her a member of the National Senior Honor Society, Tri M Music Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and the Science Honor Society. Jahnia also participates in Mathletes and Senior High drama.
Marvia, who has a GPA of 101.29, has achieved impressive accomplishments and discoveries in science research. She has worked within the Molecular Pharmacology Department at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, researching topics such as neurological surgery and microbiology. She is a member of the National, World Language, Science, Rho Kappa, Alpha Theta and Tri-M honor societies. Marvia is also an avid member of the Superintendent’s Advisory Council and Leading Ladies of Elmont.