College Recognition, Book Awards Distributed to 14 Juniors

Michelle H. Daino
On Wednesday and Thursday, 14 Mount juniors received special college recognition and book awards. Congratulations to:
  • Chatham University- Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Book Award:  Madison DeFrancisco '25: student that has promise in the study of science and deeply concerned about the environment.
  • Clarkson University High School Achievement Award – Zoe Tseng '25: Academic promise and interest in Engineering, Business, Science, Liberal Arts or Healthcare
  • Clarkson University High School Leadership Award – Ellie Baglien '25:  outstanding leadership qualities and academic promise/interest in Engineering, Business, Science Liberal Arts or Healthcare
  • Rensselaer Medalist Award – Annie Zwally '25awarded to junior who has distinguished themselves in math and science.
  • Saint Anselm College - Mary Cate King '25:  student demonstrates academic excellence, exceptional leadership qualities in civic engagement, aspirations for continued education. Book: Half Truths: What’s Right (and What’s Wrong) with Cliches You and I live By  written by: Professor Montague Brown ( Philosophy Department).
  • Saint Michael’s Book Award - Sarah Hobbie '25 and Sophia Tiboni '25: Academic achievement and social conscience/service in and out school.  Book award: Lulu in The Sky by Loung Ung.
  • Stonehill University: Brigid Cogan '25: recognizes an outstanding junior who has not only excelled in the classroom, but who has also made positive contributions to his or her school and community. Book award: Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work by David Isay
  • University of St. Joseph – Shelby Carmant '25:  student who exemplifies the Core Value of the University – including academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to serve. Book award: Tomorrow, Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.
  • University of Vermont – Citizen Scholar Award:  Mary Agugliaro '25 : student exemplifies what it means to be an active citizen and for their demonstrated commitment to having a positive impact on their communities.
  • University of Virginia Jefferson Book Award: Jenny Zhu '25:  recognizes outstanding junior who embody Thomas Jefferson’s commitment to innovation, creativity and the spirit of discovery. Book awardMr. Jefferson’s Telescope: A History of the University of Virginia in 100 Objects 
  • Wilkes Colonel Emerging Leader Award (2 recipients) - Grace Puglisi '25 and Kayla Marion '25in recognition of outstanding achievement in academics and extracurriculars activities as well as aptitude in leadership and service. 
  • Worchester Polytechnic Institute STEM Leadership Book Award - Megan Quraishi '25Academic achievement in science, tech., engineering mathematics, leadership and engagement with school and community. Book awardThe Future of Science is Female: Brilliant Minds Shaping the 21st Century by Zara Stone.
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