Long Beach High School is proud to announce the top two students for the Class of 2024. Congratulations to valedictorian Troy DeFrancesco and salutatorian Samuel Adler. Both are International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidates and contribute significantly to their school community.
Troy was recognized as a National Merit Commended Student and is currently president of the school’s key club, as well as a member of the National Honor Society, math team and DECA. He is a drummer in the school’s jazz band and a varsity athlete as captain of the volleyball team and member of the competitive surf team. He was recognized for Baseball All-League Honorable Mention and participates in the school’s Athletes Helping Athletes program. Additionally, he volunteers his time as an SAT tutor through SchoolHouse.world, works with the Long Beach Tidal Waves youth baseball program and coordinates events to benefit UNICEF.
Sam has been named a National Merit Semifinalist in the 69th Annual National MeritScholarship Program. He is a member of the National Honor Society, current president of the math team and team caption of the Science Bowl. He is a member of Tri-M Music Honor Society as well as a varsity athlete on the cross-country team. He plays trumpet for the Pep Band and is a singer for the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra and Soundwaves.
Congratulations Troy and Sam on this well-deserved accomplishment.
Date Added: 10/11/2023