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June 12, 2024

Pearl, Conti are Seton Catholic top grads

Seton Catholic in Plattsburgh is proud to announce that Aiden Pearl will be the Class of 2024 valedictorian, while Gabriella Conti will be salutatorian.

Aiden Pearl
While at Seton, Pearl was president of the student council, vice-president of National Honor Society, a Model UN Club leader and best delegate, captain of the soccer, basketball and outdoor track teams, and a New York State Public High School  Athletic Association Student-Athlete Advisory section leader.

He was a National Merit Scholarship finalist.

Pearl, the son of Elizabeth and Billie Pearl, plans to continue his education at Harvard University, where he will major in economics.





Gabriella Conti
While at Seton, Conti served as president of the National Honor Society and captain of the girls basketball team.

Conti was part of the 2023 Sectional Champion team in basketball, and she was a first team all-star in the sport.

She was awarded the National rural and Small Town Recognition Award with the College Board.

She has also participated in dance and played piano since she was 4.

Conti, the daughter of Dr. Tony and Francesca Conti, plans to enter the Albany Medical College Program at Siena College in the fall.



Charlebois, Waite, Larrabee lead class at IHC
Immaculate Heart Central School would like to congratulate the Class of 2024 Academic Leaders. Valedictorian: Jack Charlebois, Salutatorian: Morgan Waite, and Outstanding Vocational Student, Bria Larrabee.

Jack Charlebois, son of Daniel and Melissa Charlebois, is the Immaculate Heart Central School’s Class of 2024 Valedictorian with a cumulative average of 97.29. Jack will graduate with a NYS Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation. He has completed all math and science courses offered at IHC along with many AP and specialized elective courses.

Jack is the secretary/treasurer of his class and a member of the National Honor Society. He has been on the honor roll all four years of high school and competed in Whiz Quiz. He has received many awards, including the Air Force Technology Education Award, US Marines Distinguished Athlete Award, NYSSMA Award, Triple C Award, Donald and Bernice Gardner Scholarship    Award,      IHC Class of 1981 Scholarship Award, Sister Jeanne Baptiste Legacy Award, Lemoyne College Heights Award, Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology from the University of Rochester, the Rensselaer medal Award, the RIT Computing Medal and Scholarship, the Scholarship for Academic Excellence, the Clarence “Boots” Gaffney Award, the Joe Macsuga Memorial Coaches Award, the Rotary Annual Science and Math Award. He came in first place in the NYS Mathematics League at IHC. He was also awarded the Sisters of St. Joseph awards in math, science, history, and physical education. He received the Diocesan Outstanding Student Award (Bishop’s Award) in both 8th and 12th grades.

When Jack is not just busy with academics, he is a dedicated member of his school and community. He ensures the American flag is properly raised and lowered every day. He is a member of Rotary Interact, which completes at least two projects every year, one that helps the school or community and one that promotes international understanding. He has also volunteered time every year with our Faith Community Service program. Jack has been on the varsity soccer team, varsity swimming team with Watertown High School, and has been on the Blue Sharks club team at the YMCA for ten years.

Jack will be attending Purdue University for Computer Information and Network Engineering Technology. He plans to become a Network Engineer.

Morgan Waite, daughter of Corey and Jan Waite, has been named the 2024 Immaculate Heart Central Salutatorian with a cumulative grade point average of 97.07. Morgan will graduate with a NYS Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation.

Morgan is the president of the class of 2024 and has shown exemplary leadership in advocating for her classmates and planning numerous events. She was inducted into the National Honor Society in her junior year, and has been on the honor roll throughout her high school career. Her accolades include the Air Force Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, US Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award, NYS Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Suzanne M. Grappotte Memorial Scholarship, Clarkson Leadership Award, RIT’s Innovation and Creativity Award and Scholarship, the Mary DeLosh-Smith Scholarship, the Jreck Subs Winning Attitude Award, and the Laurie Renzi Gadsden Award.

Morgan is a great supporter of our school and of the community. She has volunteered for our Faith Community Service throughout her time at IHC. She assisted our campus minister with organizing our student retreat, which earned her the Heart of Evangelization Recognition.

Morgan began skating at age 2 and became a member of the Figure Skating Club of Watertown at age 3. She has passed her USFSA Gold Moves in the Field Test 2015, Gold Solo Free Dance 2017, Gold Canadian Skills test 2018, Gold Dance and Gold Canadian Dance 2019, and her Gold Free Style 2024. She has passed six International Ice Dances with more to come. This gives her the opportunity to coach and judge figure skating at all levels. She has been honored with the U.S. Figure Skating Graduating Seniors – Platinum Level Seniors Award.

This fall, Morgan will attend the State University of New York at Canton, where she will major in Homeland Security.

Bria Larrabee, daughter of Michael Larrabee, has been named the Vocation Leader with a cumulative grade point average of 89.32. She attended the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center for Nursing where she has an average of 92.33. Bria will graduate with a NYS Regents Diploma.

Bria was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society and has been on the honor roll. She has been awarded the Ellen G. Sboro Memorial Scholarship, the Friedline Cavalier Character Award, the Special Donor’s Scholarship, the Mr. & Mrs. James D. St. Croix Memorial Scholarship, the Alice Jane Coughlin Memorial Scholarship, and the Margaret Wiley Memorial Health Sciences Scholarship.

Bria has found her calling in the health care profession. She has been accepted to Jefferson Community College and looks forward to being accepted into the Nursing program. She has already passed her Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) exam and will begin working in the field this summer.


The Immaculate Heart Central School and surrounding community are extremely proud of all three students and their accomplishments. Congratulations and good luck in your future endeavors.

IHC will honor its graduates at commencement on June 22.

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