Long Island 2015 graduations

Meet Long Island’s valedictorians and salutatorians and see photos from graduations across LI. The newest crop of high school graduates are about to earn their diplomas and, for many, the next step is higher education. Newsday has put together comprehensive galleries of Long Island’s smartest teens, including study tips, information you would have never expected and details on where they’re headed next.

Meet 148 of Long Island's valedictorians

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Meet 148 of Long Island's valedictorians

Meet 137 of Long Island's salutatorians

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Meet 137 of Long Island's salutatorians

Meet 12 of Long Island's Extraordinary Seniors

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Meet 12 of Long Island's Extraordinary Seniors

Where are LI's top grads going to college?

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Where are LI's top grads going to college?

Write a message to your LI graduate

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Write a message to your LI graduate

LI's valedictorians 10 years later

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LI's valedictorians 10 years later

Class lists

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Class lists

14 things you didn't know about LI's valedictorians

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14 things you didn't know about LI's valedictorians

What do valedictorians think of Common Core?

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What do valedictorians think of Common Core?

What LI's valedictorians would tell their 5-year-old selves

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What LI's valedictorians would tell their 5-year-old selves

Spider-Man, 26 other jobs LI's valedictorians wanted

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Spider-Man, 26 other jobs LI's valedictorians wanted

Lucky socks, 14 other LI valedictorian superstitions

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Lucky socks, 14 other LI valedictorian superstitions

15 people who inspire LI's valedictorians

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15 people who inspire LI's valedictorians

Tips for success from LI's top students

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Tips for success from LI's top students

11 apps LI's smartest teens can't live without

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11 apps LI's smartest teens can't live without

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