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2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

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2021 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

“I’d like to congratulate Christian and Antonio on being named Farmingdale High School Class of 2021 valedictorian and salutatorian,” said Superintendent Paul Defendini. “Their years of hard work and dedication have paid off in a major way and the entire Farmingdale family could not be more proud of your success.”

In addition to maintaining a rigorous academic schedule, both Castle and Castano participated—and excelled—in their extracurricular pursuits. An AP scholar, Castle is a member of the National Honor Society, Italian Honor Society, Key Club, Business Honor Society and DECA. Additionally, Castle plays on Farmingdale’s JV/varsity baseball team and participated as a PAL flag football player and referee and basketball player and referee.

Also an AP scholar, Castano is a member of the Farmingdale High School symphony orchestra as a viola player as well as the pit orchestra for play productions. He is also a member of the Italian Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, JV/varsity football team and varsity track and field and serves as an individual tutor. Castano was recently named a National Merit PSAT/NMSQT Commended Student and is a PSAT 10 National Hispanic Scholar.

Castle’s cumulative GPA, which afforded him the title of class valedictorian, totaled 102.83. Castano’s cumulative GPA that placed him as class salutatorian is 102.57.

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