Pictured L-R is Wallkill Superintendent Kevin Castle, Doreen Castle, Honored Student Ryan Castle, Senator Bonacic, Salutatorian Josephine Rose, Valedictorian Linzy Dineen, Debra Dineen and Robert Dineen.

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) recently honored high school valedictorians, salutatorians and honored students from 23 high schools in the 42nd Senate District at his annual “Excellence in Education” event in Albany. The special occasion honors students who not only have excelled academically but have also made positive contributions to their community.