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Midlakes HS names valedictorian and salutatorian for class of 2024

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Midlakes Middle/High School has announced Paul Lee as valedictorian and Mari Spooner as salutatorian for the Class of 2024.


Paul Lee, son of Norma and Christopher Lee, plans to study Nursing/Pre-Med (Biology) at the University Honors College at the University at Buffalo. During high school, Lee participated in soccer, track and field, National Honor Society, Environmental Club, band, and the Graduates of Distinction committee. He also volunteered through his church and tutored students. Lee is enrolled in the New Vision Medical Careers Program at Geneva General Hospital, gaining over 150 clinical hours and certifications.

Mari Spooner, daughter of Julie and Timothy Spooner, plans to pursue chemical engineering, considering the University at Buffalo and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. At Midlakes, she participated in varsity soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, winning sectional titles. Spooner was also active in National Honor Society, Student Government, and Environmental Club, and she volunteered in her community.