Shelton High lists school year's top academic performers

SHELTON — Seniors Majd Saymeh and Zoe Yoon have earned recognition as high school Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

Shelton High Principal Kathy Riddle made the announcement about Saymeh and Yoon, along with the other top 10 academic achievers, as the district prepared to recognize the graduating seniors Tuesday at Finn Stadium.

Saymeh is attending the University of Connecticut. Yoon will be at Northeastern University.

The remaining top 10 academic achievers are Samantha Rago, who will attend Dartmouth College; Emma Buglione, attending Hofstra University; Elizabeth Porto, attending King’s College; Keira O’Connor, attending Northeastern University; Brandon Acervida, attending University of Connecticut; Melaina Roberto, attending Boston University; Robert Quevedo, attending Rensselaer Polytechnic University and Jessica Jayakar, attending University of Maryland.