Oriskany schools honor the best academics of the class of 2022
ORISKANY — The Oriskany Central School District has announced its top scholarship recipients for the Class of 2022.
Anna Zumbrun, daughter of Arnold and Colleen Zumbrun, was named valedictorian of the class.
In addition to holding the highest grade point average among members of the Class of 2022, Zumbrun is an active member of the school community and several area civic organizations.
She is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Mathletics, and Future Business Leaders of America. She participates in the school band, choir, cross country, and the PARP program at NA Walbran Elementary School.
Zumbrun is also a Basic Airman (Rank E-1) in the Air National Guard and volunteers for Relay For Life, Crowns Across America, Hearts Run and Walk, Ukrainian Club, and is a soloist for the 911 Remembrance of the Eastern Air Defense Sector Ceremony.
After graduation, Zumbrun will leave for boot camp and Air Force Technical School. There, she will undergo training to become a cybernetic systems operator. When she returns in six months, she plans to attend the Polytechnic Institute of the State University of New York and earn a degree in civil engineering.
The District also announced that Kaley Hamm and Eric Noga have each won Salutatorian honors for the Class of 2022.
Hamm is the child of Luke and Rebecca Hamm.
She is a member of the school’s Spanish Club, Key Club, SADD chapter, yearbook staff, Teen AIDS task force, and indoor track team.
Hamm is still deciding where she would like to pursue her college education.
Noga is the son of Barney and Susan Noga.
He is the president of the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society.
He is also an active member of the Student Council, Key Club, Mathletics, and is Vice President of the Tech Club.
He enjoys swimming and participated in Little League. He volunteers at a local soup kitchen and a retirement home.
Noga still hasn’t decided where to pursue his academic and athletic career.
He plans to major in computer science or mechanical engineering and compete on the college or university swim team.