Class of 2020: Connor Barber – Valedictorian, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School

Connor Barber
Connor Barber

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School

Connor Barber


PARENTS: Jodi and John Barber 

COLLEGE OR OTHER PLANS: Providence College to study biology on a pre-med track

AFTER COLLEGE: Goal is to go into pediatric oncology

WHAT IS IT LIKE GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MIDDLE OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC: It’s been interesting to say the least. While the seniors missed out on a lot of memorable experiences, we pushed through it together. Our school has done a great job of helping us have other experiences to fill in for the missed ones.

WHAT DID YOU LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR CLASSMATES THIS SEMESTER: I learned that my classmates and me are strong, resilient, and one of a kind. We didn’t let a virus take away all of our hard work and success.

WHAT IS A MEMORY OF YOUR SENIOR YEAR YOU’LL NEVER FORGET: I will never forget from my senior year is joining the football team and kicking the game winning field goal against Glens Falls.

WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: Seeing all my friends and the constant laughter and memories we made day in and day out.

WHAT’S IN YOUR MUSIC PLAYER: Hip hop and some country songs.

BEST PART ABOUT GRADUATING: We are moving into a new chapter of our lives. We will meet so many new people and get experience in the real world.

WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU: My parents and grandparents


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