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Three Whitesboro Seniors Honored as O-D Teen All-Stars

Three Whitesboro High School seniors were named 2019 Teen All-Stars by the Observer-Dispatch, and they were honored along with 22 other students at a breakfast at Hart’s Hill Inn on May 21.

Thomas Morreale, Gabrielle Papale and Alyssa Sherline were selected from a total of 108 nominees.

Thomas Morreale is the son of Mark and Kathy Morreale. His activities include Varsity Basketball, Varsity Football, Varsity Club, National Honor Society, International Club, mentorship, and Biddy Basketball coaching. He credits his math teacher Mrs. Alexander for inspiring him to pursue his future career in math education. After graduation he plans on attending Utica College, where he’ll continue playing basketball, and he plans on a lifelong career as a mathematics teacher.

Gabrielle Papale is the daughter of Ralph and Shawna Papale. Her activities include National Honor Society, Model UN, International Club, Regional Program of Excellence & School and Business Alliance, and mentoring an at-risk middle school student. She also created The Hopeful 4, which helps families who have been affected by natural disasters. After graduation she plans on attending St. John Fisher College, and her career goals include becoming a corporate lawyer or an investment banker.

Alyssa Sherline is the daughter of David and Kelli Sherline. Her activities include Unified Basketball, Unified Bowling, being captain of the Girls Varsity Soccer team, a mentor at Whitesboro Middle School, Student Council secretary, Art Club president, Ski Club secretary, Syracuse Development Academy soccer coach, and an intern at Hart’s Hill Elementary and Marcy Elementary through the Regional Program of Excellence. She said that during her time at Whitesboro High School, her involvement with the Unified Basketball and Unified Bowling programs is what she’s most proud of. After graduation she plans on attending SUNY Cortland, where she’ll major in inclusive elementary education, and her career goals include becoming an elementary teacher at a local school district.

Congratulations to Thomas, Gabrielle and Alyssa, and best of luck on your future endeavors!

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