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2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School District is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2019. The Valedictorian is Caroline Sandleitner, daughter of John and Jennifer Sandleitner. The Salutatorian is Cassidy Terrill, daughter of Michael and Carol Terrill.



Caroline Sandleitner

Cassidy Terrill


     Caroline Sandleitner                                        Cassidy Terrill                                                                                                                                

During her high school career, Caroline Sandleitner has excelled academically and will be awarded an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors. She has played an integral role in the school community, leading her peers as president and treasurer of National Honor Society; president, vice president, and treasurer of the Class of 2019; vice president of Student Council, and captain of the varsity soccer team. This year, Caroline helped lead the WAJ Mock Trial team to victory in the finals at the Columbia County Courthouse, concluding the team’s first-ever undefeated season. As a three-time New York State Scholar Athlete, Caroline has represented WAJ in soccer, track, and alpine skiing.

 Outside of school, Caroline works as a hostess at Millrock, a local mountain-top restaurant.  Additionally, Caroline is a volunteer ski instructor at the Adaptive Sports Foundation, citing it as one of her favorite things to do in her free time. She is also a volunteer at the Jewett Food Pantry and the Columbia County Habitat for Humanity.

 Caroline will attend Binghamton University in the fall where she will major in Philosophy, Politics, and Law, in preparation for law school. 


During her high school career, Cassidy has excelled academically and will be awarded an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors.  While at WAJ, Cassidy has been a member of National Honor Society since 8th grade, holding the offices of vice president and treasurer. She has also served as a member of the Student Council, and as the vice president of the Class of 2019. Cassidy is very talented in music and theater, participating in Jazz Band, Clarinet Ensemble, and All County Band and Chorus. Additionally, Cassidy helped lead the Mock Trial team to an undefeated season with a final victory at the Columbia County Courthouse. Cassidy has been an integral part of the drama productions for the last six years, managing the soundboard and coordinating backstage activities. As a well-rounded athlete, Cassidy has been a member of the varsity soccer, cross country, basketball, track and field, and snowboarding teams.

 Outside of school, Cassidy has volunteered many hours at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. In her downtime, Cassidy enjoys snowboarding, drawing and painting, and playing the ukulele.

 Cassidy will attend Binghamton University in the fall, where she will major in Biology in preparation for medical school.


The 2019 Commencement Ceremony will take place in the school Cafetorium on June 28 at 6:00 p.m.

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