SACKETS HARBOR — The leaders for the class of 2019 at Sackets Harbor Central School are co-valedictorians Maximus (Max) Mintz and Nimue Rimiller, who is also the career program winner; and Annika Menapace, salutatorian.
Mr. Mintz is the son of Kenny Mintz and Karyn Mintz-Cordero. Graduating a year early, he completed several honors classes and Advanced Placement courses. He is a member of Spanish National Honor Society and National Honor Society.
A soccer player, he is a member of the varsity soccer team, serving as team captain and was named a Frontier League All-Star.
Mr. Mintz was a member of the Sentinels Marching Band, playing saxophone. He has volunteered with the Sackets Harbor Historical Society at several events, including playing saxophone in concert.
He will major in aerospace engineering at Syracuse University.
Miss Rimiller is the daughter of John and Silke Rimiller. She completed several advanced courses, has attended the medical careers program at Board of Cooperative Education Services, and is a student in the New Visions Health program through BOCES. For her National Honor Society community service project, she collected food for the Feed Our Veterans program, and through New Visions, raised money for Children’s Miracle Network. Miss Rimiller plays varsity soccer and softball. She was named a Frontier League All-Star Honorable Mention for softball, has served as captain of the soccer team and is captain of the softball team.
She is a member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. Among awards received are the Elmira College Key Award, Le Moyne College Heights Award, St. Lawrence University Augsbury North Country Scholarship, and the Student Sage Award.
Miss Rimiller will study nursing in college and attend Jefferson Community College, Watertown.
Miss Menapace is the daughter of Daniel and Susan Menapace. She has completed several honors and Advanced Placement courses and is taking college classes this year. She is a member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society. Among awards received are the Elmira College Key Award, Le Moyne College Heights Award, Student Sage Award and the University of Rochester’s George Eastman Young Leaders Award.
She was a member of both the varsity soccer and basketball teams. Named a Frontier League All-Star in Soccer and Frontier League Honorable Mention in basketball, she served as team captain on both teams.
Miss Menapace was a member of Whiz Quiz, Envirothon, SADD and Spanish club. She serves as a “Big” in the Patriot Pals program and has attended Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) program.
She will major in nursing at St. John Fisher College, Rochester.