Class of 2017 Valedictorian: Madison Usyk
Madison is the daughter of Debbie Usyk and sister of Morgan Usyk and will be attending Marist College this fall to pursue studies in the area of Medical Technology with the overall goal of becoming a Pediatrician. Exemplifying the highest standards of character and integrity, Madison serves as a role model of courtesy, dedication and compassion. These attributes are highlighted through her involvement in scholastic and community service programs such as: member of the National Honor Society, Editor of the school yearbook, completed 3 Advanced Placement courses, completion of 4 college credit courses, volunteer in support of her parish and the Thea Bowman House, volunteer member of her parish youth group, traveled to Poland for the 2017 World Youth Day and has been a competitive dancer for 15 years.
Class of 2017 Salutatorian: Patrick Fitzgerald
Patrick is the son of Michael & Julianne Fitzgerald, and the brother of Matthew (Salutatorian ND Class of 2015), Daniel (ND CLASS OF 2020), and Michael. He will be attending Utica College in the fall in pursuit of a dual major in Computer Science and Mathematics. This remarkable young man has distinguished himself in a variety of programs and activities throughout his time at Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School. His record of scholastic achievement includes: Co-President of the National Honor Society, Student Council representative for the Senior Class, member of the Mock Trial Team, and completion of 5 Advanced Placement courses. Patrick’s athletic accomplishments include being a member of the Varsity baseball, basketball cross country and football teams. Patrick’s accomplishments in the classroom and in the athletic arena are only equaled by his contributions to his community. These include: Volunteering in support of summer baseball and basketball camps, as well as volunteering to support the American Legion Baseball Tournament, Head Coach of Rome Select 7th grade basketball team, Assistant Coach for Notre Dame Elementary 4th grade basketball team.