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Leo Quinn '86 Delivers His Great-Uncle's Valedictorian Speech 100 Years Later

One-hundred years ago, a 16-year old of St. Peter's Academy, Leo Quinn, was set to give his valedictorian speech at graduation. Unfortunately, four days before graduation Leo passed away in a drowning accident.

One-hundred years later, his great-nephew, also named Leo Quinn '86, finally gave his 1923 valedictorian address at the Class of 2023 Commencement.

Watch the video below to see the full speech.

Click here for the article by the Daily Gazette.

Click here for the article by the Times Union.


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