Celebrating Achievements

At the district’s late February Board of Education meeting several achievements and recognitions were touted.
High School West senior Ryan Scheinberg was recognized for being named a 2016 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. He will compete with 16,000 other semifinalists to become recipients of one of 7400 National Merit scholarships in the spring.

High School East senior Emily McDermott, a semifinalist in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, was recognized by the Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Grossane for her research in developing an experimental model for natural variation in genetic robustness. She will be awarded $1,000 with an additional $1,000 going to High School East to support STEM education.

High School East students and DECA members Ryan Micozzi and Jainee Gabrielsen were acknowledged for their recent win of the Herff Jones Marketing Results Challenge.