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Co-Valedictorians Honored At Sport and Medical Sciences Academy Graduation

Co-Valedictorians Honored At Sport and Medical Sciences Academy Graduation

HARTFORD — A stream of 84 Sport and Medical Sciences Academy graduates, clad in blue and black, walked across the stage Tuesday night at the Learning Corridor Theater of the Performing Arts for the school's 16th commencement.

While the number of graduates at the inter-district magnet school was lower than previous years, this year marked a significant first for the academy: two co-valedictorians, said John Laverty, SMSA's principal.

Melissa Sidote and Hannah McKee, who plan to attend the University of Miami for biology and Colorado State University for equine sciences, respectively, had the same GPA down to the thousandth place. The salutatorian, Stephanie Barr, plans to...

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