We are showcasing the members of the Ichabod Crane High School Class of 2021 with Ichabod Crane Senior Spotlights. We will update this page through the remainder of the school year as 2021 Senior Spotlights are submitted.

How to Submit a Senior Spotlight

E-mail Senior Class Co-Advisor Ms. Two-Axe (jtwo-axe@ichabodcrane.org) and let her know you would like to submit a Senior Spotlight. She will then send you the Senior Spotlight Google Form to fill out. Please respond in full sentence/paragraph format for Spotlight submissions, not as a list or bullet points. Parents/guardians and students can work together on Spotlight submissions if they wish.


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Senior Spotlight: Dylan Clarke

Dylan has participated in Riders JV Basketball and Cross Country, as well as Varsity Cross Country. He has also participated in Class of 2021 fundraisers and was named a “Rider of the Month” in March 2020.

Ichabod Crane Teacher/Staff Thank Yous and Shout Outs
Mr. Dan Farley for being a very interactive teacher and always helping him and other students whenever he could.

Post-Graduation Plans
Dylan is interested in Digital Forensics and Criminal Justice and plans to attend either Hudson Valley Community College or UAlbany in Fall 2021.


Senior Spotlight: Sofia DeLuke

Sofia is a student-athlete on the Indoor Track Team (2019-2021) and Outdoor Track Team (2019 & 2021) as well as a member of the district’s Girls Athletic Council (2019-2021). She was named as a NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete in 2019 and is an Honor/High Honor Roll student.

Ichabod Crane Teacher/Staff Thank Yous and Shout Outs
“Ms. Ferlito was and always will be my favorite teacher. She was my freshman Earth Science teacher and there was never a class that went by we weren’t laughing in. Thank you for making school so fun!”

Post-Graduation Plans
Sofia plans to attend either Hudson Valley Community College or UAlbany to major in Communications.


Senior Spotlight: Joseph Dolan

Joseph has enjoyed participating as a three-season athlete throughout his time at Ichabod. He is a multi-sport NYSPHSAA Scholar-Athlete that has played on the Varsity Soccer, Basketball and Track teams. In soccer, Joseph has been the Finalist in the Class B Sectional Tournament for two years. He has also been an Honorable Mention for the Colonial Council All-Star Team for the past two years. In addition to sports, Joseph has been a member of the National Honor Society and Varsity Club.

One of Joseph’s highlights throughout his high school experience was volunteering as a coach for the Town of Kinderhook Soccer Program. Joseph enjoyed spreading his passion for soccer and inspiring younger players with a sense of team spirit, competition and teamwork.

Ichabod Crane Teacher/Staff Thank Yous and Shout Outs
Joseph wants to give a shout out to:

  • Mr. Sanger & Mr. Goold: For cultivating his love of history and challenging him to question the world around him. He truly enjoyed all of the history classes he took over his four years.
  • Mr. Barford: For a supportive and caring attitude. He always felt a sense of comfort coming to class.
  • Ms. Burn: For pushing him to be the best he could, even when he was struggling through biology. Thank you for not giving up.
  • Ms. Yeats: For making him a better writer and thinker. He really enjoyed Humanities and discovering interesting new works of literature.
  • Mr. Allard: For always putting him in a good mood in the morning. He has always felt comfortable talking to him and Mr. Allard’s kind, warm, presence at Ichabod brings out the best in his students.

Post-Graduation Plans
Joseph will attend Marist College in Fall 2021. He is currently undecided in what major he wants to pursue but is excited to take more history classes. Joseph plans to continue playing soccer and sharing his love for the sport with others.


Senior Spotlight: Phoebe Johnson

Phoebe has participated in various pre-college classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the Model UN, Riders Varsity Field Hockey and was dual-enrolled in the Bard Early College Program during her junior & senior years.

Ichabod Crane Teacher/Staff Thank Yous and Shout Outs
Phoebe would not be the person she is today without Ms. DeAloe, who is the reason she was able to pursue activities and educational opportunities outside of Ichabod. She is extremely grateful to her for that.

Post-Graduation Plans
Phoebe will be attending the Fashion Institute of Technology for Advertising & Marketing Communications this fall and plans to work in the fashion industry.