Announcing Our Top 10 Graduates

Announcing Our Top 10 Graduates
Posted on 06/13/2018

Fort Ann Central School is proud to announce our “Top Ten” Graduates for 2018.

Tessa Camp, daughter of WIlliam and Stacy Camp, has been named Valedictorian. Tessa is a member of National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Key Club, and Upward Bound. She has also participated on the softball team. She plans on working at 25 Silver Boutique this summer and spending time at her family’s camp on Hadlock! Tessa will be attending Siena College, majoring in biology this fall. Her ultimate career goal is to become an orthopedic surgeon. In 10 years, she hopes to still be furthering her education.

Most Important thing learned in school - “To be kind to others, stay true to yourself and work hard.”
Number-One priority - “Family.”

Renee Allen, daughter of Debbie Collette and James Allen, has been named Salutatorian and is the co-treasurer of her class. Renee has been a member of the soccer, basketball, and softball teams throughout high school. In addition, she has participated in National Honor Society, Key Club, Spanish Club, and Student Council. She plans to work at Hannaford and travel this summer. Renee will be attending SUNY Geneseo for pre-medicine in the fall. Her ultimate career goal is to be an anesthesiologist or surgeon. In 10 years, she hopes to be living in North Carolina, working at Duke Medical Center!

Most Important thing learned in school – “Respect - what you give is what you get.”
Number-One priority - “Family - they are always there for me with love and support.”

Lindsay Fuller, daughter of Kerry Phillis and John Fuller. Lindsay has been involved in National Honor Society, Yearbook Club, basketball, and softball throughout high school. She plans to take classes at SUNY Adirondack this summer and spend time with family and friends. Lindsay will be attending Siena College, majoring in accounting with a certificate in pre-law this fall. Her ultimate career goal is to become a successful lawyer. In 10 years, she hopes to be starting a law career in the city and possibly be married.

Most Important thing learned in school – “Responsibility - independence, how to take care of things on my own.”
Number-One priority - “Being happy with everything I do and every aspect of my life.”

Amber Nelson, daughter of Lousie and Clifton Nelson. Amber has been involved in National Honor Society, Key Club, Drama Club, Spanish Club, and the marching band. She will be completing an internship in company management with the Adirondack Theatre Festival this summer. Amber will be attending SUNY Potsdam majoring in Theatre Arts Management in the fall. Her ultimate career goal is to manage a theatre company, which she hopes to be running in 10 years!

Most Important thing learned in school – “That music matters.”
Number-One priority - “Music.”


Raegan Thorpe, daughter of Christopher Thorpe and Lori Fleming is the President of the senior class. She has played volleyball, soccer, basketball, and softball throughout high school. She is also a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Math League, and a Washington County Dairy Princess Ambassador. This summer she will be working at Hillbilly Fun Park and spending time with her friends. Raegan will be attending SUNY Cortland in the fall, majoring in adaptive physical education. In 10 years, she hopes to be settled down with a successful job.

Most Important thing learned in school – “Acceptance and respect.”
Number-One priority - “To live a happy and successful life.”


Addison Winch, son of Maurice Winch, is Vice-President of the senior class. Addison has been involved in basketball, Student Council, and Spanish Club. He will be taking college courses this summer. Addison plans to attend SUNY Adirondack in the fall. His goal is to have a stable job that pays well so he can support his family in 10 years.

Most Important thing learned in school – “The only opinion that matters is your own.”
Number-One priority - “Graduate college and getting a successful job that pays well.”


Emily Ellis, daughter of Bonnie Sawn and Jake Ellis. Throughout high school, Emily has been actively involved in Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Musical Theatre, Yearbook, Student Council, American Legion Oratorical Competition, and volunteers a lot in the community. This summer she plans to work at Moose Hillock Camp Resort and take a trip to Clearwater, Florida. Emily will be attending SUNY Potsdam in the fall, majoring in elementary/childhood education.  In 10 years, she hopes to be able to travel and living her best life!

Most Important thing learned in school – “You get out what you put in.”
Number-One priority - “To stay true to myself.”

Jake Beber, son of Beth Beber and Jeremy Beber, is co-treasurer of the senior class. Jake has played baseball, soccer, and basketball throughout high school. This summer, he will be working and travelling to South Carolina. Jake will be attending Castleton State College in the fall and will be a member of their soccer team. In 10 years, he hopes to be living a successful life and not have to worry about money.
Most Important thing learned in school - “It is not always greener on the other side.”
Number-One priority - “Starting a family.”

Hannah Farrell, daughter of Gregory Farrell and Amanda Elms. Hannah has participated on both the basketball and softball teams throughout high school. This summer she plans to start building a career with a steady job, prepare for college, and spend the summer with friends. Hannah will be attending SUNY Adirondack to major in business and finances in the fall. Her ultimate career goal is to become a manager of a business or own her own. In 10 years, she hopes to have a job with a steady income, starting a family, and living a happy life.

Most Important thing learned in school – “Other opinions do not matter, stick to your gut and take care of yourself.”
Number-One priority - “Keeping myself happy and healthy.”

Matthew Stevens, son of Melvin and Suzanne Stevens. Matthew was the first student in Fort Ann to participate in the Early College Career Academy at SUNY Adirondack. This summer, he plans on working. Matthew will begin his second year at SUNY Adirondack in the fall. His ultimate career goal is to be working in a graphic design firm.

Most Important thing learned in school – “If you set your mind to anything you can accomplish it.”
Number-One priority - “To be able to be independent in society.”


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