Stamford Central School valedictorian, salutatorian announced


Stamford Central School is proud to announce its valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2023-24 school year.

Kylee Hendrickson, daughter of Lisa Jester of Stamford and Roy Hendrickson of Stamford, is the valedictorian of Stamford Central School’s Class of 2024.

Kylee is the senior class president and was class treasurer during her junior year. She has been the president of the SCS chapter of the National Honor Society for her junior and senior years and actively involved in many clubs during her high school tenure including drama club, international studies club, outdoor club, and music club. Kylee also competed at NYSSMA in her sophomore year, performing a vocal solo and receiving a silver medal.

Kylee attended the Catskill Area School Study Council Leadership Workshops in her junior year. She works all year as a CROP Peer Leader and in the summer she is a camp counselor for Camp H.E.R.E. Kylee also volunteers at Red Cross blood drives sponsored by the National Honor Society twice a year. She has received many academic awards over her high school career for her hard work, including the Dorothy H. Friedmann Creative Writing Award, David Crockett U.S. History Award, SCS Alumni Award, Student Council Award, Stamford Teacher Association/Board of Education Award, and many highest average awards. She also received the Frederick Douglass & Susan B. Anthony Award, and the RIT Humanities and Social Sciences Award & Scholarship. Kylee is being honored as Stamford’s Student Scholar for the Scholar Recognition Dinner sponsored by ONC and DCMO BOCES.

Kylee plans to attend the University at Oneonta in the fall to majoring in education.

Stamford’s salutatorian is John (Jack) Glenn, son of Gregory and Ann-Lis Glenn of Stamford. He plans to attend SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry to major in Environmental Biology.

Jack is attending the New Visions Engineering Program this year. He is the treasurer of his class and a member of the National Honor Society (treasurer) and National Technical Honor Society. He has participated in many clubs during his high school career including the international studies club and the outdoor club. Jack has performed at NYSSMA twice during high school, receiving a score of Excellent both times. He spends time volunteering for the Christmas Feeling Fund and the school sponsored Red Cross blood drives. He participated in the CASSC Student Leadership Workshops during his junior year and Skills USA as a senior. Jack has received numerous awards, including the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, RIT Science and Math Award & Scholarship, Clarkson University Achievement Award & Scholarship, as well as many additional academic and character awards during high school.