Housatonic names Vega valedictorian, Saccardi salutatorian

Yaritza Vega and Dana Saccardi

Patrick L. Sullivan

Housatonic names Vega valedictorian, Saccardi salutatorian

FALLS VILLAGE — The valedictorian and salutatorian of the Housatonic Valley Regional High School Class of 2024 are Yaritza Vega of Salisbury and Dana Saccardi of Cornwall.

Vega earned the top rank with a GPA of 4.420, just ahead of Saccardi’s GPA of 4.412.

Vega will attend Middlebury College in the fall, where she plans to study international relations.

Asked for her favorite class at HVRHS, she mulled it over before deciding.


In her spare time, she likes music, painting and drawing.

Saccardi will attend the University of Connecticut at Storrs in the fall. She plans to study natural resources, with a minor in either hydrology or soil.

Saccardi played tennis and volleyball at HVRHS and participated on the Envirothon team.

Her favorite class at HVRHS was graphic design.

The HVRHS graduation ceremony is Friday, June 14.

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