Accomplishments: David is Miller Place High School's salutatorian for the class of 2014.
He was on the high honor roll for every quarter of his high school
career, earning the Award for General Academic Excellence each year.
tackled nine Advanced Placement (A.P.) courses and was the recognized by
the College Board as an A.P. Scholar with Honor. He was also the
recipient of the Award for Excellence in A.P. Biology.
David is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Foreign
Language Honor Society for both Italian and French. He is the events
coordinator for the Italian Honor Society. He spent the summer of 2013
as a foreign exchange student in Italy.
A Boy Scout from grades 5 through 12, David is an Order of the Arrow
Member and earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor a Boy Scout
can achieve. His Eagle project involved building a walkway for the
Rose Caracappa Senior center, located in Mount Sinai. He
has also volunteered his time for Hope House Ministries, food drives and
An avid trail biker, mountain climber and hiker, David has hiked
extensively on Long Island, and in upstate New York, and Italy. David was
the alternate winner of the National Association of Letter Carriers'
William C. Doherty Scholarship for the Northern Region. In the fall, he
will be attending Cornell University to major in Biological Sciences
with a concentration in Ecology and Evoluntionary Biology.