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Satterlee and Kent lead the graduating class of Panthers into the future

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Andover Central School is pleased to announce Morgan Satterlee as the Valedictorian for the Class of 2023. In addition to attending ACS and being a member of the ACS National Honor Society, she also is heavily involved in the Arts. Morgan is currently a student in a college-level art course at Alfred University. 

Morgan has been an active member of the Yearbook staff, Drama Club, and Fine Arts Club for the past two years. She’s filled the class president role for the Class of 2023 her entire high school career. Morgan has also been involved in tennis, soccer, and softball. 

She was awarded the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award and the Frank McKibben Award. Morgan has also been highly involved with her community and has volunteered at the Andover Haunted House and Andover Free Library. 

Morgan is the daughter of Kimberly Ward & Jessie Jaycox and Adam Satterlee. Morgan plans to attend Alfred University in the fall of 2023.

We are also pleased to announce Will Kent as the Salutatorian for the Class of 2023. 

Will is a member of the National Honor Society and has been part of the Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis teams. Will has also been a dedicated member of the Drama Club throughout his highschool career. He is currently enrolled in a college-level art course at Alfred University. 

During his time at ACS, Will has received numerous awards for his accomplishments in the Arts. These include the Scholastic Art Gold Key Award for his senior art portfolio, “Prescription of Portraits,” and the Silver Key Award for his digital artwork “Objective Vision.” 

This year Will’s digital art, “Seams in the City,” was selected to be part of the St. Bonaventure Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts High School Exhibition. He received an honorable mention for his digital submission to the Wellsville Creative Arts Centers’ high school exhibition. Will plans to submit his charcoal drawing “Beyond Comprehension” to the 2023 Congressional Art Competition. His work would hang in the US capitol building for a year if selected as a winner, or would hang in a local district office for a year if chosen as runner-up.

Will is currently painting a mural entitled “The Thinker,” which will be displayed in the halls of Andover for years to come.   

Will is the son of Ed and Betsy Kent, and plans to attend Alfred University to study Art in the fall of 2023.

Congratulations to Morgan and Will, who have worked hard to earn this honor and should be very proud of their accomplishments.

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