LaFargeville Central announces Class of 2019 leaders

LAFARGEVILLE, NY — The LaFargeville Central School would like to congratulate the Class of 2019 academic leaders; Valedictorian: Madeline Timerman, Salutatorian: Emma Timerman, and Outstanding Vocational Student: Savannah Cantatore.

Madeline Timerman, daughter of Dan and Amy Timerman, has been named Valedictorian of the LaFargeville Central School Class of 2019 earning a cumulative overall average of 98.406.

She is a seven-year member of the Student Council having served as the president for the past two years, vice president the two years prior, and secretary the year before. She is currently the president of the French Club and the Drama Club. Madeline has been on the Whiz Quiz Team since her freshman year and has been a member of the Genders and Sexuality Club.

She has maximized her opportunities while in high school earning twenty-two college credits plus additional credits for AP Computer Science Principles. Maddie will earn a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors and Mastery in Math and Science. In addition to being a great role model in the school, Madeline has also excelled in the United States Figure Skating Association. She has won many medals including gold in 2018. She was also a semi-finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman award in her sport. Maddie is also extremely gifted with the ability to sing and perform on stage, having been a member of Stage Notes-Performance With a Purpose for four years and she has participated in Area All-State Senior Chorus for two years. She plans to attend SUNY Binghamton in the fall.

Emma Timerman, daughter of Paul Timerman and Leslie Denner, has been named the LaFargeville Central School Salutatorian of the Class of 2019 earning a cumulative overall average of 96.762.

She is a member of the Student Council, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Soccer Club, Basketball Club, Drama Club and Softball Club. Emma has also served in a leadership capacity as a student representative on the school’s
Sources of Strength group and has been instrumental in starting and running the Genders and Sexuality Alliance. Ms. Timerman has been a standout athlete playing varsity soccer at an extremely high level since eighth grade. She has received a sectional all-star recognition for the past four years and has earned the Frontier League’s highest recognitions multiple times in her career as the goaltender for LCS. Soccer has taken Emma many places, and her passion for the sport continues as she plans to play in college in the fall. In addition to Emma’s efforts outside of the classroom, she has earned twenty-eight college credits and will graduate with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors and Mastery in Science. Emma will attend Clarkson University in the fall where she will major in Mechanical Engineering.

Savannah Cantatore, daughter of Michael and Brandi Cantatore, has been named the 2019 Outstanding Vocational Student at LaFargeville Central School.

Miss Cantatore has worked extremely hard in the classroom and in the vocational setting, earning a 95.5 cumulative average in her two-year program at BOCES. During high school, Savannah participated in many sports at the junior varsity level and was a member of the varsity basketball and cheer teams. She received the Academic Excellence Award and was a scholar athlete recognized by the

New York State Public High School Athletic Association during her senior season of cheer. Savannah competed in the Skills USA competition in both her junior and senior years. This competition provides an opportunity for students to showcase their skills against vocational students nationwide. Upon graduation in June, Savannah is anticipated to receive a Regents Diploma and will have graduated from the two-year Nursing Assistant program at the Jefferson-Lewis BOCES. Savannah will take the written and practical State Board Exams to be licensed as a Certified Nursing Assistant. She plans to join the National Guard and attend BASIC Training immediately following graduation, and will attend North Country Community College next fall.

The LaFargeville Central School and surrounding community are extremely proud of all three students and their accomplishments. Congratulations and good luck in your future endeavors!