Brocton Central School: Valedictorian, salutatorian

Jadniel Varela

BROCTON — Jadniel Varela is valedictorian of the Brocton Central School Class of 2020. Gregory Lapp is the class salutatorian.

Jadniel is the son of Glory and Hector Aponte.

He has been on the High Honor Roll throughout his high school career. He is a past member of the Junior National Honor Society and a member of the National Honor Society. He was also selected to be a Westfield-Mayville Rotary Student of the month.

Jadniel is also a member of the Running Club, Student Council, the Envirothon Team, bowling team and the Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club. He was a member of the State University at Fredonia math and science contest and was named JCC’s Student of the year when he was a sophomore.

Jadniel will be attending John Hopkins University in the fall to study nueroscience. Jadniel graduates ranked first in his class with an overall average of 98.548%

Gregory Lapp

Greg is the son of Chris and April Lapp.

Greg’s achievements while he attended Brocton include many volunteer hours for various organizations and serving as a member of the National Honor Society holding the positions of treasurer and president. Additionally, he was a member of the Brocton pep band, Tennis Club, Westfield/Mayville Rotary Interact Club, where he served as president. Greg was also secretary in the Student Council and was Rotary’s Student of the Month. Greg was also a member of the Brocton Review and was a member of the Yearbook club.

Greg has also been an active participant in sports during his Brocton career. He was the softball manager for four years, a member of the Tennis Club, the volleyball team and the bowling team.

Greg will be attending D’youville College to major in psychology and complete the pre-med track. Greg graduates ranked second in his class with an overall average of 97.765%


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