Whiz Kid: Miller Place Co-Valedictorian Arielle Markiewicz

Name: Arielle Markiewicz, age 17

Senior at Miller Place High School 

Accomplishments: Arielle shares the number one spot at Miller Place High School's graduation this year, as co-valedictorian of the Class of 2014.  A member of the National Honor Society, Foreign Language Honor Society, Service Club, Mathletes, Buccaneers Book Club and Future Business Leaders of America, she has completed her high school career in three years.  She tackled five Advanced Placement (A.P.) courses, four Honors courses and was on the High Honor Roll for every quarter.  She played the violin in the orchestra.

Arielle was the recipient of the Outstanding Academic Recognition Award and the Award for General Academic Excellence.  She was also honored with the Award for Excellence in Geometry, the Award for Excellence in Global History and Geography, the Award for Excellence in Computer Literacy, the Award for Excellence in Expository Writing and the Award for Excellence in A.P. English Language and Composition.

The senior took second place in the Long Island Business Teachers Association Keyboarding Competition as well as second place in the Future Business Leaders of America Excel Competition.

Arielle has been employed as a tutor since the eighth grade, working with younger students in Math, English and Spanish.  She ice skated competitively with the Cantiague Figure Skating Club before she entered high school and continues to skate recreationally.  She has traveled extensively in Europe and hopes to continue to travel in the future.

The recipient of the Calace Family Scholarship, Arielle will be attending Stony Brook University in the fall.  She will be majoring in computer engineering and would like to pursue a career in the medical field. 
Frank Esposito June 26, 2014 at 07:44 AM
Beauty, brains, and drive! You go girl! We should also acknowledge the parents who are responsible for the raising of such a child. Congratulation to the parental unit(s).
Frank Esposito June 26, 2014 at 09:22 AM
Oh, also a thanks to Arthur Calace and family for supporting families with children like this.


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