Celebrating Graduates and Award Recipients

Class of 2024 standing on front steps of school. They are wearing caps and gowns.

Middleburgh Central School District is celebrating the achievements of graduating seniors. Diplomas were bestowed on 51 students on June 21, and numerous students have recently been honored for their excellence. This year’s graduates have not only excelled academically but have also been highly active in sports, clubs and community service.

Graduation photo gallery

During the graduation ceremony, 15 students received Advanced Regents Diplomas, and four students received Advanced Regents Diplomas with Honors. Students wore distinctive cords designating their achievements with the National Honor Society, Science, Math, National Technical Honor Society, SADD, National Future Farmers of America, and Future Business Leaders of America.Five students sit on school stairs.

Earlier this year, MCS announced the Class of 2024 Top 5. They are:

Valedictorian: Tadhg Martin
Salutatorian: Liam Hooper
Honor Graduate:  Quin Smith
Fourth Highest Average: Olivia Skowfoe
Fifth Highest Average: Sarah Schafroth

Many additional accolades and awards have been bestowed upon Class of 2024 members including:

Denise & Edna Chastaine Scholarship: Tadhg Martin
Elizabeth Harkes Memorial Scholarship: Olivia Skowfoe
Go Green Award: Olivia Skowfoe
Irene A. Cross Memorial Scholarship: Austin Johns
Jeff Kingsbury Memorial Award: Liam Hooper
Marian Lynes-Bouck Education Award: Quin Smith
MCS Alumni Award for 2024: Liam Hooper
MCS Board of Education Awards: Tadhg Martin, Liam Hooper, Quin Smith
MCS Booster Club Spirit Award: Laney Heaney
MCS Retired Teachers Chapter Graduation Award: Kaelynn Wainwright
Middleburgh Central School Teachers’ Association Scholarship: Laney Heaney
MEVAC Medical Service Scholarship Award: John Shaw
Nathan Schafroth Memorial Scholarship: John Shaw
Phil Ochs Memorial Award: Olivia Skowfoe
Rotary Club Student of the Year: Olivia Skowfoe
Schoharie County School Boards Association Award: Tadhg Martin, Liam Hooper
Ted & Dawn Diamond Memorial Scholarship: John Shaw
A complete list of 2024 awards and scholarships is available here.

Career and Technical Education

In addition to earning their high school diplomas, 14 MCS Class of 2024 students completed Career and Technical programs at CTE.  They include:

Namine Archer, Criminal Justice 2
Alexis Barber, Auto Trades 2
Logan Chichester, Heavy Equipment 2
Cierra DuPont, Criminal Justice 2
Katrina Graves, Auto Trades 2
Ross Guernsey, Electrical Trades 2
Timothy Jennings-Mickle, Building Trades 2
Tyler Mallia, Welding 2
Ashley Moorhead, Heavy Equipment Operation, Maintenance & Repair
Erica Nahaczewski, Culinary Arts 2
Dean Rogers, Game Design and Implementation 2
Isabella Tschantret, Early Childhood 2
Willow Werner, Culinary Arts 2
Alexandria Weygant, Cosmetology 2

Student in cap and gown accepts award from man.Middleburgh student Ashley Moorhead was one of two students presented with an Outstanding Student of the Year award. Moorhead is a graduate of the Heavy Equipment Operation, Maintenance & Repair program.  

Student and adult at podium. Capital Region BOCES sign. Student in cap and gown holding certificate.Alexandria Weygant, a Cosmetology program graduate from Middleburgh is one of the first-ever recipients of the JC Glindmyer Superhero Scholarship Fund at Capital Region BOCES.

Photo Gallery

MCS has begun a graduation photo gallery. (Special thanks to Bob Roney for his contributions.) Clink on images to enlarge.