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Siddharth Sheth as its Class of 2023 valedictorian and Jada Drew as its salutatorian thumbnail246050

Sachem High School East is proud to announce Siddharth Sheth as its Class of 2023 valedictorian and Jada Drew as its salutatorian.

Siddharth is a well-rounded student who shines in and out of the classroom. His academic excellence has led to his leadership in several honor societies including the Science National Honor Society and National English Honor Society, both of which he serves as president. Most recently, Siddharth was named a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist for his achievement on the Preliminary SAT. Additionally, Siddharth is the president of the Sachem East DECA chapter, where he prepared long-term competition curricula, organized meetings of dozens of members and developed successful fundraising initiatives.

Outside of the classroom, Siddharth serves as a Leading Petty Officer with the United States Naval Sea Cadets Corps. In this role, he coordinated monthly drills and trained other cadets. Throughout all four years of high school, Siddharth was a member of the winter track and field team. He has also dedicated his time volunteering to several local organizations including the Community Solidarity Food Share and with Stony Brook Orthopedic Associates.

Salutatorian Jada Drew is a highly involved member of the Sachem High School East community. She currently serves as the class government president, planning events for the student body while assisting in fundraising needs. She has served as an officer with the class government throughout her time in high school. Jada is an excellent student and has excelled in the 13 Advanced Placement classes she has taken. She is set to graduate with an AP Capstone Diploma and was named an AP Scholar with Distinction. Additionally, Jada is the vice president of the Science National Honor Society, vice president of the National English Honor Society and secretary of the National Honor Society. All while maintaining high academics, Jada spends her time outside of school volunteering at local senior living facilities.

This fall, Siddharth will be attending the Boston University Honors Program to study biomedical engineering and Jada will be part of the Stony Brook University Honors Program where she will continue her passion for biology. The district wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors!

Date Added: 5/8/2023