Michael Eller Named Mynderse Academy Salutatorian for the Class of 2020
Mynderse Academy is proud to announce that Michael LeBrun Eller, son of Elbert Eller and Michelle LeBrun, has been named the Mynderse Academy Class of 2020 Salutatorian. Michael is a member of the National Honor Society, Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society and the Foreign Language National Honor Society. He has completed coursework in many advanced classes including AP Calculus, Honors English, FLCC Gemini Health, US History, Spanish, Biology, English and Physics. Michael also has also taken Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship through Accelerate U, and is currently studying with the New Visions Medical Career program at Geneva General Hospital through BOCES.
During his time at Mynderse, Michael has been very active within our school community, currently serving as the President of the Class of 2020, the Vice-President of the Student Council, serves as Student Representative to the SFCSD Steering Committee, was appointed a Boy’s State delegate where he served as the Commissioner of Economics and Sustainability, Co-Captain of the Masterminds Club, and a Drum Major for the Mynderse Academy Marching Band. He is also a member of the Myndersian Yearbook Business Staff and participated in Model UN – specializing in the Economic and Social Council. Michael enjoys music and art and plays the tenor saxophone in Varsity Concert Band, sings Bass in the Varsity Chorus and likes to paint with acrylics in his free time.
Michael serves his community with The Joy Project. The Joy Project raises awareness, money and goods for The Pathway Home of the Finger Lakes. Michael has also actively been an Altar Server at St. Mary’s in Waterloo for the last nine years and received the Hands of Christ Award, and he volunteers as a team leader at Vacation Bible School. He also volunteers as a tutor for Global History, and volunteers for the AIDS Ride for Life, the United Way Fill the Bus Campaign and the It’s a Wonderful Run 5K. Michael is also a three sport athlete, playing varsity soccer, indoor track and outdoor track, earning a spot at the New Balance Nationals Indoor Track Championship to compete in the Race Walk last year and earned a Section V Scholarship for Indoor Track.
Michael has also earned many honors, including the Wayne-Finger Lakes Superintendent’s Award for leadership and character, the Joseph Campese Award for service, and was the runner-up in the Rotary District 7120 Ethical Oratorical Contest.
Michael plans to attend Middlebury College in Vermont on a Pre-Med track with an intended major of Economics and a Global Health minor.