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Class of 2020: Top students of Crescent Valley High School
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Class of 2020: Top students of Crescent Valley High School

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Valedictorians

Iris Fu

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Iris Fu

Daughter of Wei Bai and Bin Fu

Activities: Performed flute solo at Carnegie Hall; Created a video pal program connecting teens from different countries; Published an introductory economics book; Studied abroad in Taiwan with the National Security Language Initiative sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of State; Tutored Chinese international students in America and volunteered at an under-resourced school for migrant children in Beijing; Founded and led the inaugural TEDxYouth@CVHS events; Future First Citizen of Corvallis; National AP Scholar; Yale Young Global Scholar; 2x National YoungArts Winner; Global and State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish.

Plans: Study computer science and economics at Stanford University.

Matthew Gray

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Matthew Gray

Son of Angie and Michael Gray

Activities: I played on the high school soccer team for all four years of high school. I was on the varsity team for my junior year and a captain of the varsity team for my senior year. I played in the school orchestra for 3 years. I have been volunteering with the OSU Multicultural Center as a conversation partner for almost a year.

Plans: Will attend Oregon State University and study biochemistry as a pre-dentistry major. I will also be minoring in music and participating in the OSU Symphony Orchestra.

Madeleine Guillaumot

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Madeleine Guillaumot

Daughter of Brooke Meservy and Julien Guillaumot

Activities: Corvallis Youth Symphony; Willamette Apprentice Ballet Company Dancer; TedX Youth 2020 selected speaker; Raider Royalty Member 2020; Sustainability Coordinator CVHS 2019; National Honors Society Records Officer and Member; Medical Education Club Vice President; Students for Environmental Action Member; Political Action Club Member; Corvallis Sustainability Town Hall Selected Speaker 2020

Plans: Will be attending the University of Arizona Honors College to study neuroscience and cognitive science with the intent to pursue medicine. I also plan to continue playing the cello, dancing ballet, and doing activist work.

Pranav Jay Kolluri

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Pranav Jay Kolluri

Son of Hema Atluri and Siva Kolluri

Activities: AP Scholar with Distinction; UC Berkeley Generation Change Scholarship recipient; National Honor Society member; Presidential Scholars Candidate; Global and State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish

Plans: Will study engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

Todd Meng

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Todd Meng

 

Son of Yunlan Lioa and Qinglai Meng

Activities: National Honor Society; National AP Scholar; Global and State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish

Plans: Will study computer science and economics at the University of Washington.

Ajay Sridhar

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Ajay Sridhar

Son of Leela Varadharajan and Sridhar Vijayasekaran

Activities: Congressional App Challenge winner; recipient of Multiple Gold Key from the Scholastic Arts & Writing Competition; teaching coding at the Boys & Girls Club; president of the Computer Science Club; AP Scholar with Distinction

Plans: Will study electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley

Leonardo Sun

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Leonardo Sun

Son of Qing Yang and Bing Sun

Activities: National Merit Scholar; President of Corvallis Connect 7; Varsity soccer; Drum Major; Volunteer at the South Corvallis Food Bank

Plans: Will study molecular biology at Yale University

Anusha Vasudevan

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Anusha Vasudevan

Daughter of Buvana Venkataraman and Sundar Vasudevan

Activities: Crescent Valley Raider Royalty, Crescent Valley Volleyball, Indian Carnatic Music, Medical Education Club, SEA Club, Operation Period Club, TEDxYouth@CVHS Club, National Honor Society, Oregon State University Presidential Scholarship

Plans: Will study biohealth sciences at Oregon State University Honors College

Lillian Wu

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Lillian Wu

Activities: Corvallis Greater Rotary Club award of Community Service; President’s Volunteer Service Award- Silver; Numerous piano awards (1st place, 2nd place, honorable mention) at multiple regional and local music festivals; Certification in all 10 levels of music theory examination by the Oregon Music Teachers Association; 1st place awards at Oregon/Washington regional and state Science Olympiad meets; Benton Community Foundation Masonic Lodge Scholarship; National Honors Society Semi Finalist Scholarship; University of Arizona Distinction Award; Dean's Exemplary Award

Plans: Will major in biochemistry at the University of Arizona with a minor in dance and a premed focus

Salutatorians

Quentin Beers

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Quentin Beers

 

Son of Marion and Ted Beers

Activities: E.E. Wilson Scholarship; OSU Folk Club Scholarship; Finley Academic Excellence Scholarship; National Honor Society Member

Plans: Attending Oregon State University Honors College to major in biochemistry and molecular biology with the pre-med option

Sophie Fisher

Sophie Fisher

Sophie Fisher

 

Daughter of Jane and James Fisher

Activities: State champion in the 1500m, multiple time district champion in both cross country and track, gold presidential volunteer service award, Outstanding Citizen-Scholar-Athlete award from the rotary club of Corvallis, and the Global and State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish

Plans: Will study biochemistry at University of Oregon Honors College

Luke Lutnesky

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Luke Lutnesky

 

Son of Janet and Gary Lutnesky

Activities: Recipient of the Finley Academic Excellence Scholarship

Plans: Will study mechanical engineering at Oregon State University

Leo Morag

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Leo Morag

Son of Holly and Rumm Morag

Plans: Will study chemistry at UCLA

Logan Pawlowski

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Logan Pawlowski

 

Activities: National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, Received Rotary Club of Greater Corvallis’s “Outstanding Citizen-Scholar-Athlete award as the top male performer in fall sports. Varsity athlete in cross country, basketball, track and field, and 8th all-time for CV cross country

Plans: Will be attending the University of Arizona Honors College to major in mechanical engineering and master in optical science

Sahana Shah

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Sahana Shah

 

Daughter of Samantha and Rahul Shah

Activities: OSU presidential scholar recipient; Brown leadership institute scholar, Seal of Biliteracy; Future First Citizen Nominee; Bronze Presidential Volunteer Award; Bharatha Darshana Arangetram Certification; HOBY Leadership state delegate

Plans: Will attend Oregon State University Honors College to major in bioengineering or biohealth sciences on the pre-med track

Gabriel Toea

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Gabriel Toea

 

Son of Daniela and Eric Abrams

Activities: Debate Team captain; National Honor Society

Plans: Will study biology at University of Oregon

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