Following the Farewell Assembly for the senior Class of 2023 Wednesday in the Troy High School auditorium, a number of juniors were presented with awards of distinction. Additionally, Skylar Davis and Ava McCoy, student body president and vice president for the 2023-24, addressed students and presented the theme for next year.
Every year, the Caron and Vesper Awards are given to the outstanding female and male students in the junior class. This year’s Carson Award winner is Abbey Seger. This year’s Vesper Award winner is Sam Westfall.
The Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award is given to the top science student in the junior class. This year’s winner is Elizabeth Katwyk.
Since 1942, Troy High School has given the Rensselaer Medal to the top mathematics student in the junior class. This year’s winner is Noah Carter.
Following the junior academic awards, Davis and McCoy spoke to the student body and gave their theme for the upcoming school year, which is “We’re All in This Together.” The two said one of their main goals for next year is building inclusivity in the school.