Amy Zeller, daughter of Scott and Julie Zeller, has been named the Valedictorian for the Marion Senior High Class of 2011. Amy has earned this distinction by accumulating an overall academic average of 97.741. In addition to completing her four years of high school with the top average in a class of 67 students, Amy is an extremely active school citizen. She is a selected member of the National Honor Society and has been the secretary for last two years; she is the secretary of the Senior Class and Varsity Club as well as a member of Student Council.
Amy has been a member of the girl’s basketball and tennis teams all four years of her high school career. She also spends of great deal of her time volunteering. She has volunteered at Lollipop Farms and the Linus Program, and she has participated in the cancer walk. She currently volunteers at the Marion Town Library in a literacy program she started called Books and Bites. Amy has received many different athletic awards and was Marion’s representative for Girl’s State. With all that Amy is involved with, she also holds down a part-time job.
Amy plans on attending Rochester Institute of Technology majoring in Biomedical Engineering.
Jason Saxton, son of Lynn and Linda Saxton, has been named the Salutatorian of the Class of 2011 at Marion Jr/Sr High School. Jason has earned this honor by accumulating an overall academic average of 95.563 over four years of study. Jason is a selected member of the National Honor Society, a member of marching band and jazz ensemble and has also been a member of the Lighting stage crew for the annual musical for the last four years. Jason is and has participated in X-country and track and is an avid skier. He works part-time at the Brantling Ski Resort. Jason was also the recipient for the University of Rochester’s Bausch & Lomb Science award which honors students who excel in science and the Clarkson University Leadership Award.
Jason plans on attending Clarkson University majoring in Engineering Studies.