• Women's History Month

Board Observance

  • 2024 Women’s History Month Program
    Reception 4:30 p.m. | Program 5:00 p.m.

    "Celebrating Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion."

    On Thursday, March 28, the RCSD and Board of Education will recognize high-academic women scholars who demonstrate outstanding leadership and community service. Please join us for a reception at 4:30 pm, with the program beginning at 5:00 pm. Congratulations to our scholars on their incredible commitment to their education and academic success!

    Mistress of Ceremonies
    Francine Scott, Board of Education

    Welcome and Greetings
    President Cynthia Elliott, Board of Education
    Dr. Carmine Peluso, Superintendent of Schools

    Keynote Speaker
    Representative, Susan B. Anthony House & Museum

    Recognition of High Scholars
    School Principals

    Closing Remarks
    Commissioner Amy Maloy

  • DID YOU KNOW? The National Women’s History Alliance, which spearheaded the movement for March being declared National Women’s History Month, has announced the women’s history theme for 2024, “Celebrating Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.” | Learn more at nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org

2023-24 High Scholars

  • Each year, the Rochester City School District Board of Education recognizes women academic high scholars in our high schools that have an average GPA of 4.0 or better. Congratulations to our scholars on their incredible commitment to their education and academic success. A special thanks to all parents, family members, mentors, teachers, and other school staff who support our students each day.

    The 2023-24 scholars receiving the Susan B. Anthony Award are as follows:  

    Camille Varela
    East Upper School
    Principal Ed Mascadri

    Annah Konie
    Edison Career & Technology High School
    Principal LaCassa Felton

    Samiyah Baxter
    Franklin Upper School
    Principal Rick Smith

    Kiara Vega 
    James Monroe Upper School
    Principal Jason Muhammad

    Anihya Vick 
    Northeast College Preparatory High School 
    Principal Nakia Burrows

    Kethelin De Paula Rocha 
    Rochester International Academy
    Principal Mary Andrecolich-Montesano

    Ariane Cisse 
    Rochester Early College International High School
    Principal Uma Mehta

    Thalea Rivera 
    School of the Arts
    Principal Alan Tirre

    Lah May Paw
    School Without Walls
    Principal Aylin Rodriguez

    I’Aisha Elsaw 
    Joseph C. Wilson Commencement High School
    Principal Gary Reynolds

    Maeve Delehanty
    World of Inquiry School No. 58
    Principal Kwame Donko-Hanson