When Rosa Guerra found out she was the valedictorian of her
class, her first thought was mild panic.
“I was already thinking ahead to the speech I had to write. ‘I
have to speak in front of 300 students and their parents,’” the 18-year-old
Still, being the Port Chester High School valedictorian was not
too much of a surprise for Guerra, who had always been a good student. Her
grade point average was 99.823.