Name: Sean Curry - Age 17
School: - 12th grade
Accomplishments: Ranked in the top five percent of his class, Curry will be graduating from Miller Place High School in June and is headed to Cornell University in the fall.
He has taken nine Advanced Placement (AP) courses while in high school and has been recognized by the College Board with the National AP Scholar with Honor Award. He has been on the high honor roll for every quarter of his high school career and has received the General Academic Excellence Award each year and the Dual Language Award for Spanish and French as an 11th grader.
The senior is a member of the National Honor Society, the Foreign Language Honor Society and the Future Business Leaders of America. He serves as treasurer of the Foreign Language Honor Society for Spanish. The money raised is used to host foreign language events, including international cafe night which helps bring awareness of other cultures to the students. Sean has been playing the alto saxophone in the school district since the third grade and is currently performing with the high school concert band.
Out of the classroom, he has played Junior Varsity football and lacrosse. He has been a member of the Varsity lacrosse team for the past two years, playing attack and midfield positions and received the Scholar Athlete Award for lacrosse as an 11th grader.
Sean volunteers his time as a 2nd Grade assistant religion teacher for and is employed part-time at . He has traveled to China with his parents to adopt his little sister and Switzerland to spend time with his British cousins.
At Cornell University, Curry will be majoring in Industrial and Labor Relations in the hopes of pursuing a career in international business, law or labor law.