Nathan Contino is the son of Michael and Kimberly Contino, Henderson. Nathan is currently enrolled in the Early Admissions program at Jefferson Community College. He is taking classes full time at JCC, fulfilling his high school requirements while also earning college credit. Nathan has compiled a 4.0 for both semesters at JCC placing him on the President’s List. Nathan was the president of his class in 9th through 11th Grade. He was the treasurer for the Foreign Language Club. Nathan was also a member of the History, Chess, and Library clubs. He was a member of the Marching Band and Chorus. Nathan was a member of Ski Club and the Henderson Harbor Junior Yacht Club. He is a member of the National Honor Society and was a past member of the National Junior Honor Society. Nathan has been involved in the past two school productions of “Into the Woods” where he played the Mysterious Man and in the “Wizard of Oz” playing the role of the Wizard. During his high school career, Nathan has earned several awards; Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, Rochester Institute of Technology’s Computing Medal and Scholarship, the New York State Comptroller’s Student Achievement Award, RIT Presidential Scholar, National Buckeye Scholar, President’s List Jefferson Community College, and he was a News Channel 7 Academic All Star. Nathan was an active participant on the Whiz Quiz team for 3 years. Last year’s Whiz Quiz team won the championship for Northern New York as broadcast on WPBS. The team went on to compete on the international level eventually losing to the Canadian team. Nathan has also volunteered to be a scribe for a peer at JCC who is unable to write his own notes. Nathan will be attending the University of Rochester majoring in English and Computers.
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