- Roslyn School District
RHS Class of 2024 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Roslyn High School is pleased to announce that Jacob Gross has been named Valedictorian and Cole Goodman has been named Salutatorian of the Class of 2024.
Valedictorian Jacob Gross earned a grade-point average of 107.05. He is a Top 40 Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist, National Merit Finalist, a United States Presidential Scholars Program candidate, AP Scholar with Distinction, Captain of the Science Quiz Bowl Team, Vice President of DECA, first chair in the viola section of the chamber orchestra and Head Content Editor for the Journal of Secondary Psychological Studies (JofSPS). Outside of school, Jacob spends time conducting scientific research, including exploring the etiology of endometriosis at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research at Northwell Health and testing novel SARS-CoV-2 antibody cocktails for synergistic interactions at Columbia University’s Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center. Additionally, Jacob volunteers to help the elderly and local community members in need of support. He also works with holocaust survivors through the Witness Project, and tutors students through his non-profit Tutor for a Cause, which donates all proceeds to local hospitals.
Salutatorian Cole Goodman earned a grade-point average of 106.685. He is a National Merit Finalist, a United States Presidential Scholars Program candidate, and an AP Scholar with Distinction. He serves as president of DECA, president of the Forensics Team, and president of the Stock Market Club. Outside of the classroom, Cole is a dedicated and active member of the community. He volunteers much of his time to supporting schoolwide events, including student and parent orientations and open house night. Additionally, Cole volunteers for Audubon New York in on-the-ground conservation efforts and tutors students through his charitable organization Learn to Donate, which donates all proceeds to causes such as: The Humane Society, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and 333 Charity. Outside of school, Cole works as a personal trainer and marketing manager for BOUT Boxing.