Levittown’s top of the class

The Levittown Public Schools has announced the Class of 2022 valedictorian and salutatorian for Division Avenue High School and General Douglas MacArthur High School. Simar Parmar has been recognized as Division Avenue’s valedictorian and Grace Lim was selected as salutatorian. Summer Looney was named MacArthur High School’s valedictorian and Anna Conway was named salutatorian.

Division Avenue valedictorian Parmar has an impressive grade point average of 104.6 and is the president of her class. She has been a part of the Science Olympiad since middle school, and the club has invigorated her interest in creating new technologies. This year, the Science Olympiad team made school history with its best score ever at the Nassau East Regional. She is also a member of the varsity soccer and lacrosse teams. Parmar will attend Princeton University to study engineering.

Lim, Division Avenue’s salutatorian, has a GPA of 102.88 and is the president of the National Art Honor Society. She is also a member of the Student Council and is the co-captain of the girls varsity badminton team. Lim performs on the chamber orchestra and competes in the Science Olympiad as well. Lim is an AP Scholar with Distinction and is the recipient of the HOBY Leadership Award.

With a grade point average of 103.8, Looney has achieved academic success through several avenues at MacArthur. For the past three years, she has been a member of the varsity soccer team, and part of the varsity track and field for the past two, on which she helped the team win two county championships as senior captain. Looney is also the co-president of the Science Olympiad, which was among the top 10 teams in Nassau County last year and competed at the state level. She is also a member of the National Honor Society, the Math Honor Society and the World Language Honor Society and has been recognized as an AP Scholar for her AP exam scores. She will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to study environmental science.

Conway, MacArthur’s salutatorian, has a GPA of 103.5 and is also recognized as an AP Scholar. She plays on the varsity tennis team and has served as captain for two years. In MacArthur’s chamber orchestra, she is the violin section leader. Conway is also a member of the Science Olympiad, National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Math Honor Society and World Language Honor Society. She will attend Vassar College to study neuroscience.

Photos courtesy of Levittown Public Schools

  • General Douglas MacArthur High School salutatorian Anna Conway.

    General Douglas MacArthur High School salutatorian Anna Conway.

  • General Douglas MacArthur High School valedictorian Summer Looney.

    General Douglas MacArthur High School valedictorian Summer Looney.

  • Division Avenue High School salutatorian Grace Lim

    Division Avenue High School salutatorian Grace Lim

  • Division Avenue High School valedictorian Simar Parmar

    Division Avenue High School valedictorian Simar Parmar

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