Name: Ryan Gray - Age 17
School: Miller Place High School - Senior
Accomplishments Ryan will have taken five Advanced Placement (A.P.) courses by the time he graduates from Miller Place High School and his high scores on those exams has earned him the College Board's A.P. Scholar Award. He has also been on the high honor roll and earned the Award for General Academic Excellence.
Gray is a member of the National Honor Society, the Foreign Language Honor Society for Spanish, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and the Varsity Club, which requires him to do at least 25 hours of community service. He has also spent time volunteering at local food drives and food pantries.
A talented athlete, Ryan has been a member of Varsity track, where he competed in the triple jump, long jump and the 4x100 relay. He was also captain of the JV baseball team, playing outfield and pitcher, and received the MVP Award and the Pitcher of the Year Award. He also played on the North Shore Stallions and the Miller Place Reds travel teams.
The senior also plays power forward on the Varsity basketball team, and quarterback and kicker on the varsity football team. As a JV football player, Ryan was captain and received the Coaches Award. He again served as captain and was honored with being selected as Second Team All Division on the varisty team and was the recipient of the Scholar Athlete Award as a junior on the football team.
Ryan's top college choices are the University of South Carolina, Clemson and James Madison University. He plans to major in business.