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WHHS Scholars Explore Wall Street

Students in the WHHS Scholars Program learned what is really means to “work on Wall Street.” They first attended a presentation led by a former Wall Street executive, with experience in information technology, compliance, and subsequently day trading. Her informative lecture addressed the diverseness of jobs in the financial sector, as well as the qualities, skills, and education they require. Students were advised to start becoming more cognizant of their own social media footprints, and to consider their personal strengths and weaknesses as they contemplate career options.

The presentation was followed by a walking tour, where students heard about the origins of Wall Street, while standing in front of the historic Stock Exchange building and in view of George Washington’s statute at Federal Hall. And, of course, they stopped to see both the “bull” and “lady” statues, now permanent fixtures in this historic New York City area.
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Class of 2019 Graduation

Members of the Class of 2019 proudly marched into the graduation ceremony anticipating the moment they would receive their diplomas. Rabbi Beer spoke about the students and their four years at Westchester. Class Valedictorian, Ben Rudoy and Salutatorian, Madlen Yusupov, spoke fondly of their four years at Westchester and thanked the faculty and administration, as well as their parents, for helping them reach this milestone.
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WHHS Welcomes Ms. Joanne Monteleone, Director of College Guidance

With the retirement of Mr. Michael A. Tedesco as Director of College Guidance, WHHS welcomes Ms. Joanne Monteleone to the position.

Most recently she has served as the Guidance Counselor at the Green Meadow Waldorf School. Ms. Monteleone is an active member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Westchester, Putnam, Rockland County Guidance Counselor Association (WPRCA). She looks forward to meeting our students and guiding them through high school and the college admissions process.
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