Amy Marie Pritchard has been named Cattaraugus-Little Valley's class of 2012 valedictorian.
She is the daughter of Matthew and Anita Pritchard of 7982 Mosher Hollow Road, Cattaraugus. Amy has a weighted cumulative average of 101.09 percent.
Amy has maintained high honor roll throughout high school, and is a member of the National Honor Society. Amy was a member of the CLV Theater Club her junior and senior years, the CLV Drama Club her junior year, the CLV Language Club her sophomore year, co-founded the CLV Film and Literature Club her senior year, and participated in CLV's Senior Chorus her freshman and sophomore years. Amy took advantage of the CLV Student Aide program, shadowing a CLV school nurse through her senior year. Amy was a member of the CLV Women's Varsity Soccer team her junior year.
Outside of school, Amy has been an active participant in her church youth group. Currently, Amy also holds a job as a cashier at a local supermarket.
Amy is the recipient of the 2012 New York State Academic Excellence Award Scholarship, the Jamestown Community College USA Scholarship, the Dr. and Mrs. H. Childress Scholarship, the 2012 JCC College Connections Student of the Year Award, and the Jamestown Business College Scholar of Excellence Scholarship.
Amy will be attending Jamestown Community College in pursuit of a career as a registered nurse.
Vienna Grace Johnson has been named Cattaraugus-Little Valley's class of 2012 salutatorian. She is the daughter of Raymond and Susan Johnson of 8255 Route 242, Little Valley. Vienna has a weighted cumulative average of 101.03 percent.
Vienna has maintained high honor roll throughout high school, and is a member of the National Honor Society. She has remained active on the CLV Women's Varsity Soccer team her sophomore, junior and senior years; and was awarded Scholar Athlete her senior year. She also participated in the CLV Ski Club most of her student life. Vienna was also a member of the CLV Language Club, and visited Spain in her junior year. Vienna participated in music through her school years, beginning with Solo Fest during her middle school years into her freshman year. She continued in music participating in CLV's Senior Chorus her freshman and sophomore years, attending All County and All State in both years. She also co-founded the CLV Film and Literature Club. Vienna took advantage of the CLV Student Aide program, shadowing a CLV high school English teacher through her senior year. Additionally, Vienna has been active in Natural Helpers, a peer mentoring group, throughout her junior and senior years.
Outside of school, Vienna has been very active in soccer participating in traveling, summer, and indoor leagues most of her life. Vienna has also served her community volunteering as an assistant coach to a youth indoor soccer league.
Vienna was the recipient of the 2012 Big 30 Academic Award, the 2012 New York State Academic Excellence Award, the Alfred University Presidential Scholarship, and the Jamestown Business College Scholar of Excellence Scholarship.
Vienna will be attending Alfred University for undergraduate studies in the liberal arts program studying English, Spanish, history and math. Vienna plans to pursue a career in law.