• Senior Spotlight Series

    Student Name:  Gretta Bartow

    Home School:  Broadalbin Perth

    Plans after High School:  James Madision University

    Intended Major:  Communications with a focus on Public Relations

    Hobbies:  Running, Reading, Painting

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Cheerleading, National Honor Society, Key Club

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Making the All American Team for Cheer & being invited back to coach cheer camp

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Seeing new places, people and things throughout my life

    How would people describe you in one word?  Determined

    What do you want your legacy to be?  There are many great things to be remembered for but if my legacy could be anything I would want it to be a representation of kindness and dedication to the things that make you happy.

    Gretta Bartow

     

    Student Name:  Lauren Conroy

    Home School:  Stillwater

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Computer Science

    Hobbies:  Reading, Playing with my dogs, Spending time with my family, Cooking, Spending time with my horse, Hanging out with my friends

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Soccer, Track and field, Basketball, Lacrosse, Link crew, NHS, Student Government, Varsity Club, French Club, and Art Club

    Favorite Memory of High School: One of my favorite memories from high school is our trip to the Wild Center freshman year. None of us really knew each other but it turned out to be a fun experience and a good way for us to bond as classmates.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  I look forward to making new friends and starting my life as an adult.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Caring

    What do you want your legacy to be?  The legacy I hope to leave behind for future students is that it’s okay to be yourself. True friends will appreciate you for who you are, not try and change the things that make you who your are.

    Lauren Conroy

    Student Name:  Stephen Miskovsky

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  SUNY Oswego

    Intended Major:  Physics

    Hobbies:  Basketball, hanging out with friends, watching television

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Homecoming games

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Making new friends

    How would people describe you in one word?  Awesome

    What do you want your legacy to be?  Be the guy everyone looks at and says "What an awesome guy"

    Stephen Miskovsky

    Student Name:  Grace Templeton

    Home School:  Columbia High School

    Plans after High School:  HVCC, then transfer to a 4 year program for Music Business

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  I play a lot of music (guitar, piano, ukulele)

    Extracurricular Acivities:  I’m very involved in my high schools theatre department which takes up most of my time. I also participate in Youth and Government.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  After college I plan on moving to Brooklyn so I’m really excited to start a new chapter of my life in the greatest city in the world.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Determined

    Grace Templeton

     

    Student Name:  Michael Jacques

    Home School:  Tamarac High School

    Plans after High School:  University of Albany

    Intended Major:  Computer Engineering

    Hobbies:  Playing Music (piano, guitar, bass, singing), Robotics, and Sports

    Extracurricular Acivities:  JV and Varsity Baseball, Varsity Golf, 2 Musicals, Class Council, and National Honor Society

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Winning the first baseball sectionals game last year against the 2nd ranked team in the section.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  I look forward to meeting new people and learning new things in college.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Motivated

    What do you want your legacy to be?  I want to be seen as a caring, hard-working person by others, and be successful in my future career.

    Michael Jacques

    Student Name:  Ariel Fuller

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  Finish my degree at HVCC then transfer to University at Albany

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship at HVCC

    Hobbies:  Dance, Snowboarding, Hiking

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Cheerleading in earlier years of high school

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Homecoming 

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Starting a new chapter in life

    How would people describe you in one word?  Awesome

    What do you want your legacy to be?  I'm sure it will be the girl who kept burning popcorn at TEC-SMART.

    Ariel Fuller

    Student Name:  Carter Scribner

    Home School:  Galway

    Plans after High School:  Clarkson University 

    Intended Major:  Engineering

    Hobbies:  Mountain biking, BMX, Soccer, Basketball

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Soccer, Basketball

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Game winning header into the goal to win the quarterfinals soccer game

    What do you look forward to after high school?  I look forward onto moving into the next journey of my life

    How would people describe you in one word?  Doer

    Carter Scribner

    Student Name:  Ashley Calhoun

    Home School:  Broadalbin Perth

    Plans after High School:  HVCC and then to an art school(undecided).

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  Reading, Poetry, Writing, Singing, Drawing, Sewing/Crocheting, Helping others/Volunteer work, Face-Painting. I also like writing songs and learning more songs & artists, because I am eclectic in musics styles.

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Vocal Ensemble, Art Club, Green Club, Alliance Club, Bosom Buddies/Charity, Key Club, Chorus class, and French class.

    Favorite Memory of High School:  I always enjoy helping out at BP and ECHS whether it be the Vails Mills fair, the Semi-Formal, or face-painting kids for a Trade Show, however I would have to say my Top 2 favorites are the Pep Rally and The Father-Daughter Dance that BP does every year. I see so many kids show their unique qualities, join together, have fun, and share spirit. You have never seen kids more alive than at pep rally. I help out every year if I can for the father-daughter dance, I love face-painting and I love the kids. I have made so many beautiful daughters be colorful and happy on their night of being a princess. It is a great feeling, like when I helped out for Rise Against Hunger, every little thing counts.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Making a difference and having fun, in a colorful child-like way.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Nice or artistic

    What do you want your legacy to be?  To "Be the change you wish to see in the world," to help out as many people as I can and put smiles on their faces, my way, colorful and crazy.

    Ashley Calhoun

    Student Name:  Sebastian Rossi

    Home School:  Mechanicville

    Plans after High School:  ROTC at Siena

    Hobbies:  Game of Thrones and esports

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Football, Track, Always ran for student body but was never elected

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Freshman Year when our football team went to the Super Bowl

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Financial stability and a happy home

    What do you want your legacy to be?  Man that saved the world from human error

    Sebastian Rossi

    Student Name:  Logan Steele

    Home School:  Schuylerville

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Clean Energy

    Hobbies:  Bowling, Firehouse at VMFD, Playing Cards

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Captain of Varsity Bowling team, Track & Field.

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Winning air pods at prom

    What do you look forward to after high school?  I look forward the most in the future to see real world things and indepedence.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Kind

    Logan Steele

    Student Name:  Lillianna Johansen

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  University at Buffalo

    Intended Major:  Economics

    Hobbies:  I love to travel and spend time with my family and friends.

    Extracurricular Acivities:  National Honor Society, Symphonic Orchestra and ECHS

    Favorite Memory of High School:  First Day of senior year and seeing everyone again.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Meeting new people, traveling and being more independent.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Hardworking

    What do you want your legacy to be?  To encourage people to do what the love and do what’s best for them regardless of any circumstances.

    Lillianna Johansen

    Student Name:  Katie Lovelass

    Home School:  Ballson Spa

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  Drawing and teaching kids

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Cheerleading and volunteering

    Favorite Memory of High School:  All of it

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Going to college and studying abroad

    What do you want your legacy to be?  Making people laugh and smile and lighting up the room.

    Katie Lovelass

    Student Name:  Sarah White

    Home School:  Waterford Halfmoon UFSD

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  Coloring, Hanging out with my friends, Being outside 

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Volleyball, Softball, National Honor Society, Student Government 

    Favorite Memory of High School:  My favorite memory from high school was being able to meet some of my best friends at TEC-SMART.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  I look forward to being financially stable and having a family of my own. 

    How would people describe you in one word?  Outgoing 

    What do you want your legacy to be?  I want people to use me as a prime example of the fact that you can preserve through horrible things and come out on the better end.

    Sarah White  

    Student Name:  Russell Van Hoesen

    Home School:  Coxsackie Athens

    Plans after High School:  Clarkson University

    Intended Major:  Environmental Engineering

    Hobbies:  Environmental Engineering

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Drama Club, Quiz Bowl (which other schools call Masterminds), Track and Field, and Cross-country

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Playing card games with all my friends on breaks during college classes

    What do you look forward to after high school?  All the friends I'm going to make in college. Can't wait to meet them.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Goofball

    What do you want your legacy to be?  I want people to remember me as someone fun to be around, and someone who made people smile.

    Russell Van Hoesen

    Student Name:  Kyle Camilli

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  SUNY Polytechnic Institute

    Intended Major:  Mechanical Engineering

    Hobbies:  Video games, Table top games, Watching movies/television series, Climbing, Acting

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Troupe (Theater), Environmental Club, Buddy, Blankets and Bears (Chairty), Officer of Tri-M

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Getting a majority of the TecSmart boys together for a video and being the only one not to get in trouble

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Becoming independent and working on being a musician

    How would people describe you in one word?  Unforgettable

    What do you want your legacy to be? I want to create something that people will enjoy, something that will outlive me.

    Kyle Camilli

    Student Name:  Zachary Rapacciuolo

    Home School:  Mechanicville

    Plans after High School:  SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry

    Intended Major:  Construction Management

    Hobbies:  Hanging with his friends

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Soccer

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Prom Junior Year

    What do you look forward to after high school?  College

    How would people describe you in one word?  Different

    What do you want your legacy to be?  To be a superstar.

    Zachary Rapacciuolo

    Student Name:  Yann Gaudin

    Home School:  Ballston Spa 

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Mechatronics

    Hobbies:  Run, play tennis, play video games and record the games for YouTube videos. 

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Cross country, Indoor and Outdoor track.

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Playing in the dodge ball tournament 

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Freedom

    How would people describe you in one word?  Ambitious

    Yann Gaudin

    Student Name:  Lucas Busold

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  HVCC

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  Jetskiing

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Soccer

    Favorite Memory of High School:  End of year celebration at TEC-SMART

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Going to college

    How would people describe you in one word?  Fun

    What do you want your legacy to be? Being funny

    Lucas Busold

    Student Name:  Alex Gerber

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  Soccer, Xbox

    Extracurricular Acivities:  School soccer, Club soccer, Band

    Favorite Memory of High School:  Activities on the last day of school

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Independence and new experiences

    How would people describe you in one word?  Introspective

    What do you want your legacy to be?  I want to leave my family and friends with a good memory of me.

     Alex Gerber

    Student Name:  Sam Pisculli

    Home School:  Mechanicville

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Clean Energy

    Hobbies:  I like to hangout with my friends, play video games, watch Netflix and Hulu, and sleep.

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Wrestling, Soccer

    Favorite Memory of High School:  My favorite high school memory is seeing all of my friends everyday.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  I look forward to having a job and making my own money, and having a family.

    What do you want your legacy to be? I would like to leave behind discipline.

    Sam Pisculli

    Student Name:  Nicholas Morrison

    Home School:  Ballston Spa

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Entrepreneurship

    Hobbies:  Mountain Biking, Hiking, Video Games, Woodwork, Snowboarding

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Soccer, Ski club, Basketball

    Favorite Memory of High School:  TECSMART Party at the end of Sophomore year.

    What do you look forward to after high school?  Further my education, while meeting new friends.

    How would people describe you in one word?  Intelligent

    What do you want your legacy to be?  Just as a nice, smart guy.

    Nick Morrison

    Student Name:  Jake Sicard

    Home School:  Galway

    Plans after High School:  Hudson Valley Community College

    Intended Major:  Mechatronics

    Hobbies:  Video games, Weight Training

    Extracurricular Acivities:  Wrestling, Track & Field

    What do you look forward to after high school?  College

    How would people describe you in one word? Joyful

    What do you want your legacy to be? My intelligence.

    Jake Sicard