Duanesburg High School
PARENTS: Kathy Jo and Andrew Gallo
COLLEGE OR OTHER PLANS: Studying Industrial Design at Syracuse University
AFTER COLLEGE: Move to Boston and focus on my career
WHAT IS IT LIKE GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MIDDLE OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC: Missing out on so many of the experiences that I have been looking forward to for years has been challenging but rather than focus on being upset about this year, I’ve found it helpful to remember the years and memories of the past that I value so much.
WHAT DID YOU LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR CLASSMATES THIS SEMESTER: Spending time together as a class and experiencing these tragedies together has shown me how powerful our bond is as a community and how much we truly care for our classmates.
WHAT IS A MEMORY OF YOUR SENIOR YEAR YOU’LL NEVER FORGET: I remember sitting outside at lunch planning our senior prank. We had big plans; it’s a bummer we won’t get to see them through.
WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: The teachers
WHAT’S IN YOUR MUSIC PLAYER: Young the Giant
BEST PART ABOUT GRADUATING?: Getting to move on and be independent
WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU: The medical teams and hospital staff that have been working tirelessly in this time for almost 3 months now.