Angela Vellano, 14, of Rotterdam receives a hug for luck from her mother, Holly Connelly Vellano, as she prepares for the Miss Teenage New York State competition. Holly won the title in 1967; Angela was a freshman at Schalmont High School.
Debbi Stanton became a princess. Angela Vellano contemplated the title of Miss Teenage New York.
Musicians from Mohonasen High School showed off new trophies — and young people from Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Junior High School considered a journey . . . to the center of the mind.
May days in 1986 bustled in Schenectady schools, as students prepared for final exams and summer recess. Teens at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School said “Hello” to Dolly Levi for a stage production. Other kids followed Steinmetz — their outstanding achievements earned them honors at the annual Charles P. Steinmetz Memorial Awards.