Columbia High School seniors Owen Ball and Nina Tedeschi were selected as the Class of 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Both students have had accomplished high school careers, including weighted GPAs over 100.
Mr. Ball is a member of the Science Olympiad team, he attended two straight National Championships and won three medals at the 2018 National Championships. He participates in Math League, Masterminds and German Club, and was inducted into National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society and German Honor Society. Mr. Ball will study Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in the fall.
Ms. Tedeschi is also a member of the nationally ranked Science Olympiad team, winning gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2019 National Championships. She is treasurer of the Class of 2020, participates in Math League, Masterminds and German Club and won the 2020 Poetry Slam. Ms. Tedeschi was inducted into National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Rho Kappa and German Honor Society. Ms. Tedeschi will study Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University in the fall.
Owen Ball – Class of 2020 Valedictorian
Nina Tedeschi – Class of 2020 Salutatorian