Wayne Central High School students Meghan Roberts and Catherine Brown will graduate at the top of their class this June.
Roberts, of Walworth, is the daughter of Melinda and Daniel Roberts. She was named class valedictorian with a GPA of 100.
Roberts is a member of National Honor Society and a senior class officer. She participated in Masterminds, and was a member of the math team. When not focusing on academics, Roberts is involved in music, including Wayne Central’s school musicals, chorus and show choir.
She routinely wins academic awards and accolades, including Academic Excellence awards in social studies, English, Advanced Placement biology and Gemini history. She was recognized for her commitment to learning in math and internship.
Roberts received the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award as a junior in recognition of outstanding achievement and superior intellectual promise in the field of science. She plans to study marine biology at the University of Miami.
Brown, of Ontario, is the daughter of Susan and Benjamin Brown. She is the class salutatorian with a GPA of 99.76.
Brown is a member of NHS, the math team, Science Olympiads, Masterminds and band. She received Academic Excellence awards in foreign language, science, math, AP physics and Gemini money management. She earned an award for her commitment to learning in foreign language.
She received the Rensselaer Medal from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as a junior. This award goes to a student who displays outstanding achievement in mathematics and science, and who demonstrates potential for success in a career in science, engineering or technology.
Brown plans to study biological engineering and genetics at the University of Georgia.