Rhinebeck High School Announces Class of 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorians
The faculty of Rhinebeck High School is proud to announce the Class of 2019 valedictorian and salutatorian, Caroline Voorhis and Logan McDonagh, respectively, and Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute Salutatorian Andrew Holsopple, a member of the Class of 2019.
Valedictorian Caroline Voorhis has been recognized as an AP Scholar and has been named to the RHS High Honor Roll for every quarter of her high school career. She is the winner of the Donald J. Closs Memorial Award, the PTSO Spanish Award, the Marist College Medal of Health and Science, and the Rhinebeck Reformed Church Scholarship.
Ms. Voorhis has been named a Captain of both the Varsity Soccer Team and the Rhinebeck Crew Team, and has participated on each team for four years. She has been named a MHAL Scholar Athlete for four years, a Poughkeepsie Journal All-Star in Soccer for four years, and was named a Section IX All Star. In addition, she has worked as an intern for Sunshine Comes First, Ltd., as an ambassador for Culture Connect, as a Rhinebeck Recreational Soccer coach and referee, and as a counselor for Ramapo for Children. She will be enrolling in the Honors Program at Marist College in August, and she will be rowing in Division I Womens’ Crew.
Ms. Voorhis is the daughter of Tom and Kristin Voorhis of Clinton Corners.
Salutatorian Logan McDonagh is President of the Senior Class and has been active in Student Council. He has participated in the RHS Band, Jazz Band, Steel Drum Band, and the National Honors Society. Mr. McDonagh has been named to the Honor Roll for every quarter of his high school career, is a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Competition, and is the recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award. He will be enrolling in Harvard University in the Fall.
Mr. McDonagh is the son of Martin and Barbara McDonagh of Rhinebeck.
Dutchess BOCES Career and Technical Institute Salutatorian and Rhinebeck High School Senior Andrew Holsopple has been named to the High Honor Roll at Rhinebeck High School for his entire high schoor career, and the High Honor Roll at the Career and Technical Institute for his entire CTI Career. He is member of the National Technical Honors Society at Dutchess BOCES.
Mr. Holsopple has been a member of the Rhinebeck Varsity Track Team for four years, and was the quarterback for the Rhinebeck/Pine Plains Varsity Football Team for three years. He was recognized as the Section IX exceptional senior, and the Offensive MVP for the Rhinebeck/Pine Plains Varsity Football Team. Mr. Holsopple is an Eagle Scout, has been a Patrol Leader for Troop 228 as well as a Troop Guide. He is the Assistant Steward for Stanford Grange #808 and a member of the Youth & Family Activities Committee for the Stanford Grange. He will be attending Dutchess County Community College in the fall.
Mr. Holsopple is the son of Jeffrey and Amy Holsopple of Clinton Corners.