Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — NEWFANE — Newfane High School’s top two students in the class of 2014 have science in their futures.
Valedictorian Daniel Gysbers will attend the Rochester Institute of Technology to study physics in the fall.
“I really like science and math and that’s where those two go together,” Gysbers said of his choice of major.
Gysbers is an Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop 82. In 2011, he completed his Eagle Scout project, constructing two sets of bleachers for the Equi*Star Therapeutic Riding Center in Burt. Achieving his Eagle Scout ranking was one of his biggest accomplishments, Gysbers said.
Throughout high school, he was involved in science club, honor society, and worked on sound and lighting for school musicals.
Salutatorian JohnArly Wyman plans on attending the University at Buffalo school of pharmacy in the fall.
“Being a pharmacist seems like a great job to have,” Wyman.
Wyman has served as president of honor society in his high school career, as well as participating in Science Club, Technology Club, and lights and sound for musicals.
He describes working the musicals as some of his favorite experiences.
“We had a lot of good times,” Wyman said.Contact reporter Kaley Lynch at 439-9222 ext. 6245 or tweet to @Lynchie17