CRANFORD - Congratulations to the Cranford High School Class of 2020 Valedictorian, Emma Baumann, and Salutatorian, Kaylee Marchese.

Principal Mark Cantagallo's Comments:

"Emma is a self-motivated, inquisitive, and compassionate young woman. She has a passion for learning and is extremely dedicated to her academic success. She is well-rounded and enjoys being involved and giving back to her school community. Here are some of her accomplishments:

  • National Honor Society
  • Math Honor Society
  • Foreign Language Honor Society
  • Varsity Swimming & Tennis
  • Co-leader of Cranford Kids Give Back program
  • Math League
  • Science League
  • Global Affairs club
  • PRIDE
  • VP of the Classics Club
  • Rutgers NJ Medical School Pre-Med Program - graduated with honors
  • AP Scholar
  • National Merit Scholarship qualifier"

"Kaylee is kind and caring. She is logical, analytical and intensely focused. She is an exceptional student who has a thirst for knowledge. She is always willing and open to learning something new. She has tremendous academic focus however this does not preclude her from taking time to support others. She has volunteered her time within the writing center and supporting students through peer tutoring.  She is talented academically and athletically being a solid member of the CHS Tennis Team."