LENOX -- Delaney Moran and Sarah Morley have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Lenox High School Class of 2014. Both will speak at commencement exercises at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at Tanglewood.
Moran is the daughter of Janice and Michael Moran of Lenox. She is the president ofthe National Honors Society and co-president of Students Against Violent Engage
ments. She serves as a peer mentor and peer tutor for underclassman. She is also very active in the LMMHS Garden initiative and the school newspaper.
Moran has been a dancer for many years and studies at the Terpsichore Dance Cen-
ter in Pittsfield.
She received the Daughters of the American Revo-
lution Good Citizen Award this past fall. She is the recipient of the David McCullough Award and Wellesley College Book Award, as well as the French, Latin and mathematics school achievement awards.
Moran authored a 30-page research paper on race relations at the Savoy Ballroom, which was recently published in The Concord Review, a selective academic journal. On May 31, she will present this paper to the public at the Young Scholars Tea and Talk Lecture Series at Ventfort Hall.
She will be attending Middle-
bury College in Vermont, where she intends to pursue her interests in French and the sciences.
Morley is the daughter of Francis and Sandy Morley of Lenox. She is a member of the National Honor Society and has completed the most volunteer and community service hours in the class.
She is a National Mer-
it Scholarship Award Commended Student and received the Superin-
tendent's Award for academic, community service and leadership as well as the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award. Morley also received the school award for chemistry achievement and the Literary Analysis Book Award.
During her time at LMMHS, Morley has been a teacher's assistant and Spanish translator for the school and is a tutor for underclassman. She is an active member of the St. Ann's parish as both a lector and singer in the ensemble. She is an avid gardener where she does personal and local gardening.
Morley will be attending the honors program at Assumption College in Worcester where she received the Aquinas Scholars award. She plans to study secondary education and chemistry. She will also be minoring in Spanish and plans to be a bi-lingual chemistry educator.