Valedictorian & Salutatorian
Kourtney Robinson is the daughter of Ted and Tracy Robinson. Kourtney is graduating as the valedictorian of her class with an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors, with a weighted average of 113.13. She has been on high honor roll throughout her high school career. Kourtney received the Mary Elizabeth Eaton Scholarship at the NHS County Banquet. Kourtney is Treasurer of the Class of 2018, President of French Club, and Vice President of National Honor Society. She participates in ESPRA and Jazz Band. This past year, she played in the Pit Orchestra for the musical and accompanied a Christmas Cantata. Kourtney was captain of the varsity soccer team and a peer tutor. She has spent much of her time volunteering. While in high school, she worked two ski seasons at Holimont. Kourtney will be attending Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she will major in math and chemistry.
Lisa Krotz is the daughter of Sara and Randy Krotz. She has earned the position of Salutatorian with a weighted average of 111.19 and will graduate with an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors. She was selected into the New Vision Health Professions Program at the Olean BOCES Center for her senior year. Lisa has served as the President of Student Council and Treasurer of Drama Club during her senior year. She is a member of National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Varsity Softball, Varsity Bowling, ESPRA, Peer Tutoring, Band and Chorus. Lisa works at Watson’s Chocolates, SteelBound Brewery and Distillery, and as a lifeguard at Holiday Valley Public Pools. Lisa has volunteered at the Ellicottville Historical Society during the summer, served at the Senior Citizen Dinner, accumulated over 25 hours of peer tutoring experience, and enjoys community service. Lisa has been the recipient of the George Eastman Young Leaders Award, Clarkson University Leadership Award, Youth Citizenship Award, and the National Honor Society Distinguished Service Award. Lisa will be attending the University at Buffalo as a Daniel Ackers Scholar, where she will be majoring in Biomedical Sciences, and plans to become a trauma surgeon