Lake George honors group exhibit character, leadership

Erika LaPlante, daughter of Charles and Veronika LaPlante of Diamond Point, has been active on Student Council for six years and now serves as Student Body president. She is currently president of Spanish Honor Society, secretary of National Honor Society, and a member of the Warren County Youth Court. Erika has also been a member of the Jazz Band for six years and for eight years participated in All-County Band, earning first seat in 11th grade. Her awards include the Patrick Gilmore Band Award and the Le Moyne College Heights Award. She has played Field Hockey throughout high school and was Captain her senior year. Erika will be attending Northeastern University this fall, majoring in International Business.

Connor Perkett, son of Clark and Donna Perkett of Queensbury, is the president of National Honor Society and a member of Spanish Honor Society. He is the vice president of Student Council and has served as a class Vice President. He is currently attending New Visions Engineering. He has been the leader of Drum Line, a NYSSMA Soloist, and participates in Jazz Band. Connor attended the Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership conference in 2008, Boy's State in 2009, and traveled to Japan in 2007 with the Saga City Exchange program. He has played Soccer for four years and has raced with the Alpine Ski Team and the West Mountain Ski Team. He was awarded the Post-Star 2010 Teen Excellence Award and the Chronicle Scholar Athlete honors. He also received the U.S. Air Force Math and Science Award two years in a row, the 2009 PTSO Citizenship Award, and is a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal winner. Connor has volunteered at Double H Hole in the Woods and Prospect Child & Family Center throughout his high school career. Connor plans to study Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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