Pottstown High School Principal Ms. Danielle McCoy announced the Class of 2020 top academic students during the 140th commencement program.
Winni Weng, who will be attending Emory University majoring in biochemistry on a pre med track to become a neurologist, was recognized as the Valedictorian. She is proof that the combination of academics and co-curricular activities leads to success. In addition to being a standout classroom student her list of activities included ;lacrosse, cross country, field hockey, National Honor Society vice president, dual enrollment student at MCCC with the early college program, student government, interact club,and Pottstown hospital volunteer.
David Hicks was named the class Salutatorian.He will be a cadet at the United States Naval Academy. His career goal is to become a naval aviator. David's activities in school included;President of the National Honor Society, captain of the football team, baseball, DECA , Trojan Man, jazz band, marching band, and engineering trip to Kenya. Outside of school he was a member of the Boy Scouts and played legion baseball. In his remarks to the Class of 2020 he said,I would like to thank all of my teachers and family for pushing me to reach my goals and I couldn't have done it without your help. I would like to challenge the next classes at Pottstown High School to always strive for greatness in everything that you do.
My goal was to prove that there are amazing students at Pottstown and I know that the hardships we face as a community only make us stronger. Find your purpose and passion, let no one take it away from you. Lastly, Go Navy!