Friday, 12 April 2013 00:00
Syosset High School has announced its valedictorian and salutatorian for its Class of 2013—Valedictorian Roger Witkin and salutatorian Seung Wan (Steven) Yoon.
At the high school, Witkin has taken such courses as Advanced Placement World History and Honors Chemistry. He has been an active member of the Ken Literary Magazine for four years and was named webmaster last year. Witkin has also participated in Junior Statesmen of America, a branch of the Political Science Club, and Model Congress.
Outside of school, Witkin has volunteered at a senior living center in Plainview. An avid musician, he writes music and plays piano.
Witkin is interested in studying chemistry or computer science in college and currently plans to pursue a science-related career.
Yoon has taken college-level classes, in addition to researching topics such as the relationship between economic and political freedom, international business and the management of technology companies.
He has also participated in internships at IvySage Education and a local Allstate branch. Yoon has served as the vice president of the school’s Mathletes and vice president of written events of the DECA Business Club. He is also a member of the speech and debate team, marching band, and football team. In college, Steven plans to major in biological/chemical engineering with potential minors in economics and/or literature.