“We are so proud of the Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian”, remarked Mrs. Vilardo. “The hard work, commitment, and dedication that both Jacqueline and Valerie have shown during their career at Our Lady of Lourdes is inspiring and commendable. Two beautiful women of God who we know will have great success while also utilizing their talents and gifts to serve the Lord. A well-deserved recognition.”

Jacqueline is considering numerous college acceptances to study Biochemistry and pursue a career in Genomics Research. During her years at Lourdes Jacqueline was a member of Soccer, Lacrosse, Cross Country, and Basketball. In addition to athletics, she participated in Math Peer Tutoring, Mock Trial, Math Team, Ski Club, Newspaper, and Girl Scouts. She is also active in the National Honor Society and Science Honor Society.

Valerie will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she plans to pursue her degree in Industrial Engineering. Also a multi-sport athlete, Valerie was a member of Swim, Lacrosse, Cheer, and Soccer. She has also participated with the Hudson Valley Dolphins Swim Club, Wappingers Travel, and Beekman Rec Soccer. In addition to participating in the Pro-Life Club, Craft Club, and Ping Pong Club, Valerie is active in the National Honor Society, and Science and Spanish Honor Societies.