Valedictorian Aubrey Baker has a remarkable cumulative grade point average of 97.365% and will graduate high school with 39 college credits. Aubrey is a hard-working, busy young woman. She is an active member of many service oriented clubs, several in which she has held leadership positions: National Honor Society President (2011-12), Student Council, Prom Committee, Spanish Club, Ski Club, Yearbook Club, Varsity Club and Class of 2013 President. Aubrey has earned Varsity Letters in Outdoor Track and Cross Country where she served as Co-Captain.
Aubrey has earned numerous academic awards while at Clyde-Savannah. She has been the recipient of many academic awards including Principal’s Honor Roll for all quarters of her High School career. She has also earned the designation of Special Honors for holding an academic average over 100 during her junior and senior years. In addition she received the Quality Student award from Wayne Technical and Career Center (BOCES) for excellence in her program. She was selected to participate in the very competitive New Vision Medical Careers Program at Newark Wayne Community Hospital where she has excelled in all aspects of that program. This prestigious academic and career focused program has also given her many opportunities to shadow Allied Health professionals. Not only has she excelled in academics and sports, but she is also a committed musician. Aubrey has played Alto Saxophone in Band and Jazz Band since 9th grade.
In the area of community service and volunteer work, Aubrey shines as well. She has spent several summers providing volunteer childcare to families of her mother’s therapy clients. National Honor Society has afforded her many opportunities to serve in the community. She has volunteered during Red Cross blood drives and “Help a Teacher Day” at Clyde Elementary. She has been heavily involved in every Dollars for Scholars’ fund raising event since her sophomore year. She also volunteers to play in Jazz Band at many local area events. But most of her service happens without a schedule. She is often asked for assistance and she is always willing to drop whatever she’s doing and pitch in.
Aubrey has been employed as a pharmacy assistant and cashier at Galen’s Pharmacy for four years. She says she has learned essential interpersonal communication skills working with customers over the years. Upon graduation from Clyde-Savannah High School, Aubrey will attend SUNY Alfred State College for Nursing. She intends to pursue licensure as a Registered Nurse and continue beyond her Bachelor’s degree to study to become a Nurse Practitioner. Her professional plans are to work in Neo-Natal Intensive Care. Aubrey resides with her proud parents Richard and Colleen Baker and brother Jared in Lyons.