Elite Top 100


2021’s Elite Top 100 Outstanding Young Citizens!


Ryan Gedman

Serra Catholic High School, 12

Cynthia Gedman

Academic Achievement

Highest Honor Roll and Dean’s List, Member – 4 Years
Carson Scholarship Recipient, Member – 4 Years
National Honor Society, French Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, President – 2 Years
Tri-M Music Honor Society, Vice President – 3 Years
17 subject medals out of 20 eligible courses taken, Valedictorian – 4 Years

Extracurricular Activities

Serra Marching Band, Drum Major – 4 Years
Serra Concert and Jazz Bands, Lead Saxophonist/Featured Soloist – 4 Years
Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS), Team Captain – 4 Years
Science Bowl, Team Captain – 2 Years
Math League, Top Scorer of the School – 4 Years

Community Involvement

Student Ambassador, Student Ambassador – 3 Years
Altar Server at St. Joseph Parish, Lead Server – 7 Years
City of Duquesne and Duquesne School District, Volunteer – 4 Years
Boy Scout Troop 7004, Eagle Scout/Junior Assistant Scoutmaster – 6 Years
Maloy-Schleifer Funeral Home, Flower Delivery – 4 Years


I plan to major in chemical engineering with a concentration in sustainability and clean energy. My college plans are undecided thus far.