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Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School held its annual eighth grade awards ceremony June 14, with hundreds of students being awarded for their hard work.

Awards and winners are listed below.

PRESIDENT’S AWARD – 2017

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  • Amani Abdelhadi
  • Fayrooz Abdelkader
  • Mahmood Abdelkader
  • Rayhanah Ahmed
  • Gemma Alesandro
  • Caitlin Allen
  • Anthony Altobelli
  • Veena Arunkumar
  • Shreya Ashok
  • Madison Bailey
  • Natalie Baumann
  • Madelyn Baxter
  • Amanda Belmont
  • Jared Bendavid
  • Janet Beshai
  • Jenica Betron
  • Shrey Bhatt
  • Nathan Bignan
  • Emily Bilia
  • Taylor Cannon
  • Sabrina Cantatore
  • Bridgette-Julia Cayaban
  • Emilie Chan
  • Brenna Chattha
  • Angelica Chavez Valenciano
  • Shivani Chawla
  • Vinisha Chawla
  • Jimmy Chen
  • Jeffrey Cheng
  • Roshna Cherugail Ramadoss
  • Devin Ciarlante
  • Salvatore Cicale
  • Ashley Colon
  • Alivia Comune
  • Arianna Cook
  • Nicholas Cuenca
  • Katya Cunha
  • Tushan Dargan
  • Shreyan Das
  • Douglas De Sousa
  • Joseph DeBari
  • Anna deCone
  • Matthew Dong
  • Like Dziedzic
  • Kyle Dzuroska
  • Liam English
  • Sa’ad Farah
  • Arie Feinstein
  • Alexandra Forton
  • Evelyn Fu
  • Arnav Gade
  • Dana Gallion
  • Sophie Ganapolsky
  • Natalia Garcia
  • Alexa George
  • Jiya Ghadigaonkar
  • Maya Gharat
  • Trisha Ghosh
  • Siddharth Ghosh Roy
  • Mark Girgues
  • Evan Gladstone
  • Brian Golas
  • Nikhil Golla
  • Anya Gu
  • Jenna Gu
  • Samiya Gupta
  • Siya Gupta
  • Christopher Halada
  • Leah Hampson
  • Caroline Hands
  • Ella Hanley
  • Karsten Hansch
  • Miranda Harris
  • Juliana Hassouna
  • Ishan Hemmige
  • Emily Hendershot
  • Jack Hewitt
  • Emily Hoffmann
  • Stacey Hoffmeister
  • Matthew You
  • Paige Howell
  • Kristin Hsieh
  • Jimmy Huang
  • Jackie Huynh
  • Prakruti Jajoo
  • Eitan Jentis
  • Patrick Jiao
  • Rhea Kansal
  • Vidushi Kataria
  • Anika Kathuria
  • Avantika Khanna
  • Harsimar Khanuja
  • Aadhya Khanvilkar
  • Sarth Khan
  • Atticus Kim
  • Caleb Kim
  • Jamie Klemm
  • Daniel Kolen
  • Krutika Kumar
  • Prajit Kundu
  • Mark Kuo
  • Elizabeth Leclerc
  • Joonbum Lee
  • Christine Li
  • Hovan Liu
  • Howard Luo
  • Rushikesh Manche
  • Ryan McKinney
  • David Mead
  • Emma Menz
  • Rachel Mesa
  • Brian Milton
  • Victoria Minerva
  • Kayla Minich
  • Ananya Mishra
  • Natasha Body
  • Leora Mouli
  • Riley Mugford
  • Ria Mukhopadhyay
  • Brynne Murphy
  • Joanna Nacion
  • Tanisha Nashine
  • Garrett Naylor
  • Brian Nguyen
  • Matthew Niermann
  • Jessica Niu
  • Ian Oberti DiRico
  • Thomas O’Hara
  • Ellie Pan
  • Harshit Panwar
  • Nishesh Patel
  • Brianna Patten
  • Samantha Paz
  • Sofia Pedro
  • Sophia Pedroso
  • Natalie Phang
  • Charles Pollard
  • Mihika Pradhan
  • Varun Punnam
  • Philip Qiu
  • Ashali Rajgarhia
  • Sanjay Rao
  • Anirudh Ravi
  • Ananya Rayapuraju
  • Polina Rogalsky
  • Isabel Roman
  • Spencer Roth
  • Shruti Roy
  • Jacqueline Ruhnke
  • Mark Rydberg
  • Jaclyn Salvatore
  • Sahitya Sampathkumar
  • Aditi Sathe
  • Teresa Schmeiszer
  • Nandinii Sekar
  • Harrinee Senthilkumar
  • Melvin Shajee
  • Mya Sharkey
  • Rishabh Shetty
  • Jonathan She
  • Nikitha Shivakumar
  • Rahul Shrinivas
  • Mahika Shrivastava
  • Jai Singh
  • Navy Sinha
  • Snehal Sinha
  • Kalpitha Somangali Uvaraja
  • Jason Spinello
  • Mia Squicciarini
  • Avantika Srinivasan
  • Ershu Sun
  • Nicole Sydor
  • Jessica Spill
  • Ashima Taneja
  • Faith Tesoriero
  • Krista Thanjan
  • Roshun Tiwari
  • Elizabeth Traver
  • Tara Truong
  • Mrinmayi Ubgade
  • Carl Ulrich
  • Nicole Vail
  • Mario Vecchiarelli
  • Elder Veliz
  • Alijawaad Versi
  • Aman Wadhwa
  • Ananya Warang
  • Joseph Wong
  • Raymond Wong
  • Emma Xiong
  • Victoria Yang
  • Jillian Young
  • Christine Yue
  • Hannah Zhang
  • Geoffrey Zhao
  • Katie Zheng
  • Jason Zhou
  • Dylan Zunski

HONOR ROLL – 2017

  • Amani Abdelhadi
  • Fayrooz Abdelkader
  • Mahmood Abdelkader
  • Katie Acheson
  • Kellen Adams
  • Madison Agans
  • Vaani Aggarwal
  • Rayhanah Ahmed
  • Gemma Alesandro
  • Caitlin Allen
  • Anthony Altobelli
  • Evelyn Atkins
  • Jason Babulski
  • Madison Bailey
  • Kayla Barone
  • Daniel Batista
  • Lucy Battafarano
  • Natalie Baumann
  • Madelyn Baxter
  • Amanda Belmont
  • Janet Beshai
  • Shrey Bhatt
  • Nathan Bignan
  • Emily Bilia
  • Jaran Binning
  • McKeegan Brown
  • Nicolas Camisa
  • Taylor Cannon
  • Noah Cassius
  • Gianna Catena
  • Bridgette-Julia Cayaban
  • Emilie Chan
  • Brenna Chattha
  • Akanksh Chauhan
  • Jimmy Chen
  • Jeffrey Cheng
  • Akash Chennuri
  • Roshna Chergail Ramadoss
  • Kasey Choi
  • Salvatore Cicale
  • Anthony Cillo
  • Brianne Colelli
  • Ashley Colon
  • Alivia Comune
  • Arianna Cook
  • Isabela Cruz
  • Katya Cunha
  • Evan D’Aprile
  • Abhinav Darbha
  • Tushan Dragon
  • Shreyan Das
  • Douglas De Sousa
  • Joseph DeBari
  • Daniel DeChellis
  • Anna deCone
  • Xavier Diaz
  • Kylie DiEsso
  • Matthew Dong
  • Hailey Doyle
  • Kyle Dzuroska
  • Hunter Edelman
  • Matthew Eng
  • Liam English
  • Anum Fala
  • Ari Feinstein
  • Tyler Finkelstein
  • Alexandra Forton
  • Ashlyn Franey
  • Jack Friar
  • Evelyn Fu
  • Arnav Gade
  • Dana Gallion
  • Andrew Gallup
  • Natalia Garcia
  • Maya Gharat
  • Trisha Ghosh
  • Sophie Gilles
  • Mark Girgues
  • Evan Gladstone
  • Mannan Goel
  • Nikhil Golla
  • Anya Gu
  • Jenna Gu
  • Samiya Gupta
  • Siya Gupta
  • Caroline Hands
  • Christian Hanko
  • Ella Hanley
  • Karsten Hansch
  • Miranda Harris
  • Juliana Hassouna
  • Emily Hendershot
  • Jake Hendershot
  • Brielle Herbst
  • JoLee Hewitt
  • Emma Higgins
  • Emily Hoffmann
  • Matthew You
  • Paige Howell
  • Kristin Hsieh
  • Jimmy Huang
  • Jackie Huynh
  • Prakruti Jajoo
  • Eitan Jentis
  • Patrick Jiao
  • Diana Johnson
  • Jared Jachlany
  • Mihitha Kamasani
  • Karhik Kanithi
  • Rhea Kansal
  • Jared Karabinos
  • Vidushi Kataria
  • Anika Kathuria
  • Shannon Kedziora
  • Aadhya Khanvilkar
  • Sarth Kheni
  • Atticus Kim
  • Caleb Kim
  • Jared Koren
  • Aarya Kothare
  • Anna Kronenwetter
  • Krutika Kumar
  • Mahika Kumar
  • Sania Kumbhare
  • Prajit Kundu
  • Mark Kuo
  • Nicole Lamberson
  • Joshua Lavroff
  • Elizabeth Leclerc
  • Joonbum Lee
  • Xavier Levie
  • Brad Lewandowski
  • Christine Li
  • Alfredo Lira
  • Hovan Liu
  • Allison Livecchi
  • Howard Luo
  • Emily Madsen
  • Rushikesh Manche
  • Sophie Marino
  • Kaila Martinez
  • Brianna Maxhuni
  • Ryan McKinney
  • David Mead
  • Eric Mecca
  • Rachel Mesa
  • Matthew Metzgar
  • Brian Milton
  • Victoria Minerva
  • Kayla Minich
  • Ananya Mishra
  • Natasha Mody
  • Malachy Morehead
  • Dylan Morse
  • Gianna Moscetti
  • Helaina Moskovitz
  • Riley Mugford
  • Ria Mukhopadhyay
  • Nicole Minczinski
  • Bryce Myers
  • Malvika Nair
  • Tanisha Nashine
  • Giovani Nazareno
  • Brian Nguyen
  • Corinne Nickel
  • Jessica Niu
  • Kseniia Novichkova
  • Ian Oberti DiRico
  • Thomas O’Hara
  • Nicholas O’Hare
  • Neha Pai
  • Ava Palfreyman
  • Nishesh Patel
  • Sophia Pedroso
  • Thomas Pennimpede
  • Nasha Perez
  • Katherine Perona
  • Ava Perrone
  • Shane Perry
  • Natalie Phang
  • Desmond Phillips
  • Charles Pollard
  • Varun Punnam
  • Philip Qiu
  • Sanjana Raman
  • Shreya Raman
  • Sanjay Rao
  • Eric Reinhart
  • Justin Roberts
  • Pedro Rodrigues
  • Polina Rogalsky
  • Isabel Roman
  • Kevin Rosales
  • Shruti Roy
  • Jacqueline Ruhnke
  • Mark Rydberg
  • Nicholas Sacco
  • Jaclyn Salvatore
  • Rylee Sant’Angelo
  • Aaron Santos
  • Sofia Isabella Saravia
  • Srishti Sarkar
  • Anthony Scarlata
  • Jack School
  • Teresa Schmeiszer
  • Rachel Schwartz
  • Madeline Scorese
  • Nandinii Sekar
  • Leah Semper
  • Harrinee Senthilkumar
  • Melvin Shajee
  • Mya Sharkey
  • Shreyas Sharma
  • Manali Sheth
  • Rishabh Shetty
  • Jonathan She
  • Nikitha Shivakumar
  • Rahul Shrinivas
  • Mahika Shrivastava
  • Donevan Shum
  • Adi Silva
  • Henry Silva
  • Ishaan Singh
  • Jai Singh
  • Snehal Sinha
  • Nicholas Smith
  • Kalpitha Somangali Uvaraja
  • Jason Spinello
  • Mia Squicciarini
  • Samantha Sullivan
  • Ershu Sun
  • Anish Suresh
  • Avery Swartz
  • Ashima Taneja
  • Elisa Tarbell
  • Ava Tavaglione
  • Nathaniel Taylor
  • Krista Thanjan
  • Roshun Tiwari
  • Nicolas Torrens
  • Elizabeth Traver
  • Carl Ulrich
  • Nicole Vail
  • Elder Veliz
  • Alijawaad Versi
  • Victoria Vibar
  • Natalie Visconi
  • Cory Waddington
  • Aman Wadhwa
  • Ananya Warang
  • Joseph Wieboldt
  • Joseph Wong
  • Raymond Wong
  • Victoria Yang
  • Eric Yao
  • Jillian Young
  • Rebecca Zhang
  • Geoffrey Zhao
  • Jason Zhou
  • Dylan Zunski

HIGH HONOR ROLL – 2017

  • Shreya Ashok
  • Jared Bendavid
  • Sabrina Cantatore
  • Shivani Chawla
  • Gabriella D’Arco
  • Sophie Ganapolsky
  • Alexa George
  • Jiya Ghadigaonkar
  • Siddharth Ghosh Roy
  • Leah Hampson
  • Ishan Hemmige
  • Stacey Hofmeister
  • Avantika Khanna
  • Jamie Klemm
  • Daniel Kolen
  • Brynn Kowal
  • Matthew Niermann
  • Ellie Pan
  • Harshit Panwar
  • Samantha Paz
  • Ashali Rajgarhia
  • Anirudh Ravi
  • Ananya Rayapuraju
  • Caitlyn Sillib
  • Navya Sinha
  • Nicole Sydor
  • Jessica Szpila
  • Tara Truong
  • Mrinmayi Ubgade
  • Emma Xiong
  • Hannah Zhang
  • Katie Zheng

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • Jimmy Chen, 8A
  • Ananya Rayapuraju, 8A
  • Miranda Harris, 8B
  • Kseniia Novichkova, 8B
  • Sia Limaye, 8C
  • Sophia Pedroso, 8C
  • Alexandra Forton, 8D
  • Emma Menz, 8D
  • Rayhanah Ahmed, 8E
  • Jaclyn Salvatore, 8E
  • Gemma Alesandro, 8F
  • Garrett Naylor, 8F

SCIENCE

  • Sabrina Cantatore, 8A
  • Katie Zheng, 8B
  • Henry Silva, 8C
  • Avantika Khanna, 8D
  • Ella Hanley, 8E
  • Mannan Goel, 8F

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Katya Cunha, 8A
  • Gabriella D’Arco, 8B
  • Daniel Kolen, 8C
  • Dylan Chester, 8D
  • Salvatore Cicale, 8E
  • Brianna Colelli, 8F

GRADE 8 MATH

  • Natalie Baumann
  • Nicola Carmisa
  • Aaron Santos
  • Natalie Visconti

ALGEBRA

  • Katya Cunha
  • Douglas De Sousa
  • Anthony Scarlata, Jr.

GEOMETRY

  • John Cargill
  • Prajit Kundu
  • Navya Sinha
  • Victoria Vibar
  • Ananya Warang

CHINESE

  • Jai Singh

FRENCH

  • Maya Gharat
  • Nicole Sydor

GERMAN

  • Emma Menz

ITALIAN

  • Gemma Alesandro
  • Adi Silva

LATIN

  • Ellie Pan

SPANISH

  • Rayhanah Ahmed
  • Daniel Kolen
  • Srishti Sarkar

VON STEUBEN EXCELLENCE IN GERMAN AWARD

  • Ishan Hemmige

ART

  • Douglas De Sousa
  • Priya Raman-Bogan

COMPUTERS

  • Jared Bendavid
  • Liam English

CULINARY ARTS

  • Christian Hanko
  • Abigail Puszkin

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Hovan Liu
  • Vincent Ricco

MUSIC CYCLE

  • Jared Bendavid
  • Reilly Januzzi

CHORAL AWARDS

  • Jessica Niu, Choir
  • Vidushi Kataria, Select Choir
  • Andrew Dolson, Sol Group

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

  • Isabel Roman, Wind Ensemble
  • Jimmy Chen, Jazz Band
  • Nikitha Shivakumar, Concert Band
  • David Mead, Orchestra
  • Jeffrey Cheng, Studio Orchestra

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • Kyle Dzuroska, 8A
  • Amya Prescott, 8A
  • Brian Izaguirre, 8B
  • Brianna Van Patten, 8B
  • Jacob Koifman, 8C
  • Sia Limaye, 8C
  • Emma Menz, 8D
  • Matthew Metzgar, 8D
  • Jaclyn Salvatore, 8E
  • Nicolas Torrens, 8E
  • Jack Hewitt, 8F
  • Mya Sharkey, 8F

SERVICE & LOYALTY

  • Sophie Marino, 8A
  • Jason Spinello, 8A
  • Brielle Herbst, 8B
  • Nicholas Sacco, 8B
  • Daniel Kolen, 8C
  • Teresa Schmeiszer, 8C
  • Mackenzie Ball, 8D
  • Noah Cassius, 8D
  • Emilie Chan, 8E
  • Arianna Cook, 8E
  • Nicole Sydor, 8F
  • Dylan Zunski, 8F

OUTSTANDING PROGRESS AWARD

  • Zachary Davis, 8A
  • Patrick Prochownik-Pereira, 8A
  • Louis Crisa, 8B
  • Itzel Toribio, 8B
  • Ashley Izzo, 8C
  • Tom’Miece Pickett-Telfair, 8C
  • Emily Brandes, 8D
  • Richard Granja, 8D
  • Tabata Perez, 8E
  • Ryan Shaw, 8E
  • Joseph Chen, 8F
  • Eric Cruz-Wesley, 8F

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Luke Dziedzic, 8A
  • Faith Tesoriero, 8B
  • Ari Feinstein, 8C
  • Shreya Ashok, 8D
  • Ella Hanley, 8E
  • Isabel Roman, 8D

FACULTY AWARD

  • Joseph Chen
  • Austin Deming

BREA STUDENT RECOGNITION

  • Tina Compagnino, 8A
  • Ellie Pan, 8A
  • Natasha Mody, 8B
  • Jacqueline Ruhnke, 8B
  • Jared Bendavid, 8C
  • Victoria Yang, 8C
  • Gianna Catena, 8D
  • Jessica Niu, 8D
  • Daniela Huitzil, 8E
  • Jared Karabinos, 8E
  • Jarrett Dugenio, 8F
  • Stacey Hoffmeister, 8F

NICK KLECZ SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD

  • Madelyn Baxter
  • Corinne Nickel
  • Michael Brickfield
  • Nicholas Sacco

PANTHER PRIDE

  • Ella Hanley
  • David Mead

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

  • Emma Xiong

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