BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Despite being forced to cancel the annual ceremony, many eighth graders at Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School were honored as 2020 award recipients.

The awards were given as follows:

PRESIDENT'S EDUCATIONAL AWARD RECIPIENTS

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  • Sabrina M. Abella
  • Sahel Abraham
  • Nicholas Afonso
  • Shrey Agarwal
  • Camryn J. Allen
  • Dhwani J. Amin
  • Karthik Angara
  • Melanie R. Artuso
  • Alyssa Assante
  • Hardhik Atchakala
  • Dana Angeli E. Azores
  • Gabriela Bach
  • Prisha Manoj Bagul
  • Preston Baker
  • Aubrey Bartolotto
  • Maxwell Bast
  • Alexandra Baxter
  • Matthew L. Baxter
  • Ayush Bhagirath
  • Sukrithi Sanjeev Bharadwaj
  • Sharva Sachin Bhiwapurkar
  • Lindy Nicole Bingel
  • Lila M. Blomquist
  • Jacquelyn Bonis
  • Catrin A. Bowen
  • Kade L. Burns
  • Emily A. Caldarola
  • Annabel Cao
  • Lauren Carroll
  • Keira L. Chang
  • Michael Chang
  • Anvika Chaudhary
  • Isabelle Chen
  • Emily Cheng
  • Jamie Chiang
  • Kaylin Ciarlante
  • Haley M. Clark
  • Andrei Cojocariu
  • Reilly Lynn Cole
  • Sara Cunha
  • Asha Purvi Dalal
  • Dylan Conner A. Dalere
  • Scarlett K. DAprile
  • Roshan Raj Dave
  • Christopher DeBari
  • Rafael Jacob N. Dequina
  • Riya Desai
  • Kavya Dhanasekar
  • Joseph Peter DiEduardo
  • Emilia Anna Dolinski
  • Brendan A. Doyle
  • Ceiron Dushyanthan
  • Dorothy R. Dvorkin
  • Abhijay S. Edavalapati
  • Alexander Stephen Eng
  • Autumn R. Esler
  • Alexander J. Ethier
  • Andrew S. Fan
  • Lauren E. Ferrari
  • Cailin Filep
  • Aidan G. Fitzpatrick
  • Kaitlin M. Franey
  • Annabel Frank
  • Nora Gallion
  • Sudarshan Ganapathy
  • Daniel Y. Gao
  • Andrew Garcia
  • Chloe Anne Garcia
  • Meera P. Gharat
  • Ridhima Ghoshal
  • Navya Gobinathan
  • Gabriela Maria Gonzalez
  • Luke Grebeck
  • Sofia M. Guadagno
  • Esther J. Guan
  • Cathryn Y. Guo
  • Arshia Gupta
  • Sarah Gupta
  • Siya Gupta
  • Keshav Gurushankar
  • Alaina K. Gust
  • Emma Hamlett
  • Gracelynne Hao
  • Mattea J. Harris
  • Daniel Michael Hoo
  • Madison L. Hou
  • Christine S. Hu
  • Joshua In
  • Ruhee Ruchir Jagtap
  • Gianna Nikalina Jakubowski
  • Logan J. James
  • Matthew J. Jaskiewicz
  • Sethuram Jeevanandham Kamalak
  • Jonathan Jentis
  • Alan Jiang
  • Henry Jiang
  • Matthew S. Jimenez-Heymann
  • Meera A. Joshi
  • Alexander Juhasz
  • Supriya S. Kadoor
  • Courtney Kaiser
  • Akhil Kalepalli
  • Geoffrey J. Kam
  • Parneet K. Kang
  • Sasha Kapur
  • Pranav R. Karra
  • Trevor J. Kelly
  • Elle M. Kim
  • Nithin Kosanam
  • Rohit Krish
  • Frank Ksiazek
  • Sanjana Kumar
  • Keira Josephine Lage
  • Ashwin Lakshman
  • Daniel A. LaRosa
  • Steven A. LaRosa
  • Woo-In Lee
  • Zachary Leon
  • Joseph Letko
  • Emily Letso
  • Riley M. Lewis
  • Tiffany Li
  • Sharon Lin
  • Nicholas V. Lisenko
  • Joseph Locrotondo
  • Indiana Lu
  • Vignesh Mageshkumar
  • John Magner
  • Sophia Maltese
  • Michelle Mantz
  • Morgan Margeton
  • Lucy Marioni
  • Donna Lisette Martino
  • Sean Marvuglio
  • Sophia G. Maslo
  • Samuel Matheson
  • Emily M. Mead
  • Sohum Mehrotra
  • Riya Mehta
  • Sophia G. Mendoza
  • Alejandra Paola Meza
  • Robert Mihalov
  • James Miller
  • Adriana Minerva
  • Yajur Monga
  • Madeline Grace Moore
  • Caroline G. Morrow
  • Courtney Morse
  • Mithran Moses
  • Jesse David Moya
  • Rhea N. Muppane
  • Jane E. Muti
  • Shalin K. Muzumdar
  • Margaret M. Nasayao
  • Faith Wanjiku Ndichu
  • Richard Neff
  • Ameya G. Nerella
  • Fiona Y. Ngai
  • Vi-An Nguyen
  • Jennifer J. Niu
  • Ayomikun Ogunsulire
  • Thoshan Tirupati Omprakash
  • Iris W. Pan
  • Mason N. Pan
  • Shreyansh Pandey
  • Advay S. Pandit
  • Vithika Pant
  • Haley Papierman
  • Amey Paranjpe
  • Jackson P. Parisi
  • Matthew J. Park
  • Dev D. Patel
  • Richa A. Patel
  • Riya Patel
  • Siya Patel
  • Madison L. Patton
  • Moksh S. Patwari
  • Nadine I. Pe
  • Julia Pedroso
  • Kathleen Pestrichelli
  • Emma Phan
  • Thomas G. Pinchinson
  • Saranya Polavarapu
  • Levi S. Polyakov
  • Nefeli Pothou
  • Ethan A. Powelson
  • Noah L. Powelson
  • Alexa Emma Prochownik
  • Sean Puthenchira
  • Manaal Qadeer
  • Christopher D. Qiu
  • Sahana N. Radhakrishnan
  • Alexander Rahimi
  • Sean Raia
  • Manan Rajput
  • Sharanya A. Ram
  • Nakul Venu Rao
  • Kylee J. Rapp
  • Rishikesh Ravi
  • Daniela M. Reyes
  • Cory Rible
  • Justin Rondinone
  • Madeline Rumain
  • Ava L. Sabella
  • Jasmine Kaur Saini
  • Pragathi Selina Susan Samuel
  • Pranav Justin Saigal Samuel
  • Rikhav A. Sanjeev
  • Leonard John Petalino Saringan
  • Sania S. Sawale
  • Tanisha L. Saxena
  • Olivia Schulz
  • Maya Schwartz
  • Kaavya Selvakumar
  • Eric Zheng Shao
  • Eira Sharma
  • Yuvraj Sharma
  • Jisu Shin
  • Richelle Sindhwani
  • Ayush Singhal
  • Nikita Sirandasu
  • Harini Sivakumar
  • Ved Sonar
  • Sofia Squicciarini
  • Piper B. Sterner
  • Carter D. Stevens
  • Jacqueline Strickland
  • Cheyenne A. Styles
  • Karishma P. Subramanian
  • Trevor Sullivan
  • Aarav Sureban
  • Alice Tamanas
  • Michael Tamboer
  • Samik K. Tare
  • Rahim S. Tariq
  • Maisam Tejani
  • Sanjana Thayi
  • George K. Thomas
  • Lexus B. Thompson
  • Andrew Thoms
  • Talia Truong
  • Dana Valeska Vaca
  • Marcus J. Vecchiarelli
  • Shachin Khanna Venkatesan Ramkumar
  • Alexis P. Vibar
  • Deekshitha Vinod
  • Dhruv N. Viswanathan
  • Skyler Vu
  • Medhavi Vyas
  • Andrew Wang
  • Derek S. Wang
  • Ethan Wang
  • Kevin Y. Wang
  • Annika Warang
  • Cheryles Delaine Ward
  • Victoria Watson
  • Ryan Wen
  • Christian Wong
  • Jacqueline M. Wong
  • Talia Wong
  • Colin Woodring
  • Sutton E. Woolley
  • Sophia Wu
  • Evan Xie
  • Alyssa Xu
  • Joshua Xu
  • Vanshika Yadav
  • Camryn J. Yarwood
  • Ayan Zain
  • Kaixuan Zeng

HIGH HONOR ROLL AWARD RECIPIENTS

  • Shrey Agarwal
  • Alyssa Assante
  • Gabriela Bach
  • Aubrey Bartolotto
  • Maxwell Bast
  • Lindy Nicole Bingel
  • Jacquelyn Bonis
  • Anvika Chaudhary
  • Andrei Cojocariu
  • Scarlett K. DAprile
  • Lauren DiGiovanni
  • Abhijay S. Edavalapati
  • Kaitlin M. Franey
  • Nora Gallion
  • Gracelynne Hao
  • Christine S. Hu
  • Gianna Nikalina Jakubowski
  • Jonathan Jentis
  • Alan Jiang
  • Matthew S. Jimenez-Heymann
  • Akhil Kalepalli
  • Sasha Kapur
  • Indiana Lu
  • Samuel Matheson
  • Emily M. Mead
  • Sohum Mehrotra
  • Frances Murray
  • Riya Patel
  • Emma Phan
  • Nefeli Pothou
  • Christopher D. Qiu
  • Manan Rajput
  • Nakul Venu Rao
  • Daniela M. Reyes
  • Cory Rible
  • Jasmine Kaur Saini
  • Pranav Justin Saigal Samuel
  • Leonard John Petalino Saringan
  • Ayush Singhal
  • Harini Sivakumar
  • Jacqueline Strickland
  • George K. Thomas
  • Derek S. Wang
  • Kevin Y. Wang
  • Annika Warang
  • Ryan Wen
  • Talia Wong
  • Evan Xie
  • Alyssa Xu

HONOR ROLL AWARD RECIPIENTS

  • Sabrina M. Abella
  • Sahel Abraham
  • Nicholas Afonso
  • Jenna Ali
  • Camryn J. Allen
  • Kathleen Ann Altobelli
  • Dhwani J. Amin
  • Thomas S. Amorim
  • Karthik Angara
  • Saujas Annavazzala
  • Melanie R. Artuso
  • Hardhik Atchakala
  • Dana Angeli E. Azores
  • Prisha Manoj Bagul
  • Preston Baker
  • Samantha M. Barnett
  • Alexandra Baxter
  • Matthew L. Baxter
  • Ayush Bhagirath
  • Sukrithi Sanjeev Bharadwaj
  • Sharva Sachin Bhiwapurkar
  • Janos A. Bojtos
  • Melany Borodkin
  • John Bray
  • Liam Budelmann
  • Thomas J. Buono
  • Kade L. Burns
  • John Byrne
  • Emily A. Caldarola
  • Lauren Carroll
  • Brian Mathew Castone
  • Gianna M. Catterson
  • Keira L. Chang
  • Michael Chang
  • Amanda Chau
  • Isabelle Chen
  • Sabrina Chen
  • Emily Cheng
  • Jamie Chiang
  • Kaylin Ciarlante
  • Mia Cinque
  • Haley M. Clark
  • Anthony L. Colacino
  • Reilly Lynn Cole
  • Anthony J. Confalone
  • Andre Cruz
  • Sara Cunha
  • Asha Purvi Dalal
  • Roshan Raj Dave
  • Drew Davis
  • Christopher DeBari
  • Rafael Jacob N. Dequina
  • Riya Desai
  • Tanish Desai
  • Vanessa Barros Dias
  • Angelique Diaz Sun
  • Emilia Anna Dolinski
  • Stephanie Dong
  • Ceiron Dushyanthan
  • Dorothy R. Dvorkin
  • Alexander Stephen Eng
  • Alexander J. Ethier
  • Andrew S. Fan
  • Julie A. Ferrante
  • Lauren E. Ferrari
  • Cailin Filep
  • Aidan G. Fitzpatrick
  • Elly Yat Hei Fong
  • Sudarshan Ganapathy
  • Rhea Gandhi
  • Daniel Y. Gao
  • Jorge A. Garcia
  • Meera P. Gharat
  • Ridhima Ghoshal
  • Navya Gobinathan
  • Esther J. Guan
  • Cathryn Y. Guo
  • Arshia Gupta
  • Sarah Gupta
  • Siya Gupta
  • Keshav Gurushankar
  • Alaina K. Gust
  • Emma Hamlett
  • Matthew S. Han
  • Mattea J. Harris
  • Brady J. Hnasko
  • Joshua In
  • Srushti S. Jadhav
  • Cole G. Januzzi
  • Matthew J. Jaskiewicz
  • Sethuram Jeevanandham Kamalak
  • Henry Jiang
  • Laura Valentina Jimenez
  • Elaine Johnson
  • Meera A. Joshi
  • Alexander Juhasz
  • Courtney Kaiser
  • Geoffrey J. Kam
  • Parneet K. Kang
  • Pranav R. Karra
  • Clay Kellam
  • Trevor J. Kelly
  • Nihar V. Khadawala
  • Elle M. Kim
  • Nithin Kosanam
  • Daine Kostes
  • Rohit Krish
  • Logan Krizan
  • Frank Ksiazek
  • Sanjana Kumar
  • Cameron Kurdyla
  • Keira Josephine Lage
  • Ashwin Lakshman
  • Daniel A. LaRosa
  • Steven A. LaRosa
  • Zachary Leon
  • Joseph Letko
  • Emily Letso
  • Tiffany Li
  • Sharon Lin
  • Nicholas V. Lisenko
  • Fiona Liu
  • Grace Lu
  • Amelia Christine Ludwig
  • Matthew Lyne
  • Vignesh Mageshkumar
  • John Magner
  • Amy Wanjiru Maina
  • Sophia Maltese
  • Olivia G. Marago
  • Morgan Margeton
  • Donna Lisette Martino
  • Sean Marvuglio
  • Alexandra M. Mason
  • Abigail L. Mathew
  • Arianna Matta
  • Sophia G. Mendoza
  • Riya Mehta
  • Alejandra Paola Meza
  • Robert Mihalov
  • James Miller
  • Adriana Minerva
  • Reese Minich
  • Prisha Mitra Thakur
  • Yajur Monga
  • Madeline Grace Moore
  • Caroline G. Morrow
  • Courtney Morse
  • Alejandra Munoz-Morales
  • Jane E. Muti
  • Shalin K. Muzumdar
  • Margaret M. Nasayao
  • Faith Wanjiku Ndichu
  • Richard Neff
  • Ameya G. Nerella
  • Fiona Y. Ngai
  • Vi-An Nguyen
  • Aarav Nirmal
  • Jennifer J. Niu
  • Christina Nowakowski
  • Ayomikun Ogunsulire
  • Thoshan Tirupati Omprakash
  • Thomas Oram
  • Iris W. Pan
  • Mason N. Pan
  • Shreyansh Pandey
  • Advay S. Pandit
  • Vithika Pant
  • Amey Paranjpe
  • Jackson P. Parisi
  • Samuel Pasewaldt
  • Richa A. Patel
  • Siya Patel
  • Sonia H. Patel
  • Madison L. Patton
  • Moksh S. Patwari
  • Manav Paul
  • Nadine I. Pe
  • Nicholas J. Pellegrino
  • Kathleen Pestrichelli
  • William Pestrichelli
  • Ryan Plant
  • Karla Isabelle R. Plata
  • Levi S. Polyakov
  • Noah L. Powelson
  • Sean Puthenchira
  • Manaal Qadeer
  • Sahana N. Radhakrishnan
  • Alexander Rahimi
  • Sean Raia
  • Kylee J. Rapp
  • Rishikesh Ravi
  • Isabel S. Rivera
  • Rodrigo Robles
  • Jimena Rodriguez
  • Zachery Romero
  • Justin Rondinone
  • Madeline Rumain
  • Mia Rumain
  • Ava L. Sabella
  • Pragathi Selina Susan Samuel
  • Sania S. Sawale
  • Tanisha L. Saxena
  • Isabella Scaglione
  • Maya Schwartz
  • Kaavya Selvakumar
  • Rylan P. Seymour
  • Eric Zheng Shao
  • Jisu Shin
  • Amanda Silva
  • Richelle Sindhwani
  • Nikita Sirandasu
  • Julia Smith
  • Ved Sonar
  • Joseph Spirra
  • Sofia Squicciarini
  • Piper B. Sterner
  • Cheyenne A. Styles
  • Hansika S. Subramanian
  • Trevor Sullivan
  • Aarav Sureban
  • Maryam Syed
  • Alice Tamanas
  • Samik K. Tare
  • Rahim S. Tariq
  • Michael Thomas Taylor
  • Maisam Tejani
  • Sanjana Thayi
  • Chase Thompson
  • Lexus B. Thompson
  • Bryanna A. Torres
  • Talia Truong
  • Lennon VanderVeer
  • Liam Vincent Vasquez
  • Marcus J. Vecchiarelli
  • Alexis P. Vibar
  • Deekshitha Vinod
  • Dhruv N. Viswanathan
  • Skyler Vu
  • Andrew Wang
  • Ethan Wang
  • Victoria Watson
  • Aiden J. West
  • Jake C. Winchock
  • Sydney L. Wodarski
  • Christian Wong
  • Jacqueline M. Wong
  • Colin Woodring
  • Sutton E. Woolley
  • Kayla Wronski
  • Sophia Wu
  • Joshua Xu
  • Vanshika Yadav
  • Camryn J. Yarwood
  • Zachary A. Zaborenko
  • Gavin Zelnick
  • Kaixuan Zeng
  • Isaac A. Zhang

TEAM AWARD RECIPIENTS

LANGUAGE ARTS

  • 8A – Keyla Guillen, Sharanya A. Ram
  • 8B – Abhijay S. Edavalapati, Meera P. Gharat
  • 8C – Madison L. Hou, Andrew Wang
  • 8D – Haley M. Clark, Adriana Minerva
  • 8E – Alyssa Assante, Laura Valentina Jimenez
  • 8F – Cailin Filep, Matthew Grebeck

SCIENCE

  • 8A – Nakul Venu Rao
  • 8B – Emma Phan
  • 8C – Karthik Angara
  • 8D – Andrei Cojocariu
  • 8E – Lauren DiGiovanni
  • 8F – Noah L. Powelson

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • 8A – Maisam Tejani
  • 8B – Rhea Gandhi
  • 8C – Gabriela Maria Gonzalez
  • 8D – Kayla Wronski
  • 8E – Vaidehi S. Shah
  • 8F – Cole G. Januzzi

GRADE 8 MATH

  • Aubrey Bartolotto
  • Andrew G. Kavanagh
  • Jane E. Muti
  • Leilani M. Ortiz
  • Camryn J. Yarwood

ALGEBRA

  • Gabriela Bach
  • Sasha Kapur
  • Rodrigo Robles

GEOMETRY

  • Thoshan Tirupati Omprakash
  • Christopher D. Qiu
  • Jacqueline Strickland
  • Derek S. Wang
  • Evan Xie

ELL

  • Nabil Ahmad Durrani

CHINESE

  • Fiona Y. Ngai

FRENCH

  • Shrey Agarwal
  • Aubrey Bartolotto
  • Emma Phan

GERMAN

  • Nora Gallion

ITALIAN

  • George K. Thomas

LATIN

  • Lindy Nicole Bingel
  • Yajur Monga

SPANISH

  • Shalin K. Muzumdar
  • Cory Rible
  • Kevin Y. Wang

VON STEUBEN EXCELLENCE IN GERMAN AWARD

  • Alan Jiang

ART

  • Scarlett K. DAprile
  • Bryanna A. Torres

COMPUTER LITERACY

  • Nora Gallion
  • Andrei Cojocariu

FOODS AND NUTRITION

  • Reilly Lynn Cole
  • Thomas J. Buono

3D MODELING

  • Indiana Lu
  • Kushal Pulleti

MUSIC CYCLE

  • Geoffrey J. Kam
  • Tiffany Li

CHORAL AWARDS

  • Chorale – Rishikesh Ravi
  • Dolce – Elle M. Kim
  • Sol Group – Christopher Y. Rumondor

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

  • Wind Ensemble – Jacqueline Strickland
  • Jazz Band – Kevin Y. Wang
  • Concert Band – Evan Xie
  • Orchestra – Ryan Wen
  • Chamber Orchestra – Gracelynne Hao

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • 8A – Joshua S. Riegler, Camryn J. Yarwood
  • 8B – Aubrey Bartolotto, Dane F. Sorensen
  • 8C – Maxwell Bast, Gabriela Maria Gonzalez
  • 8D – Jamie Binenstock, Andrew Garcia
  • 8E – Devon K. Chandler, Riley M. Lewis
  • 8F – Camryn J. Allen, Frank J. Verano

SERVICE & LOYALTY

  • 8A – Keshav Gurushankar, Piper B. Sterner
  • 8B – Rhea Gandhi, Courtney Kaiser
  • 8C – Maxwell Bast, Frances Murray
  • 8D – Haley M. Clark, Reese Minich
  • 8E – Emily M. Mead, Matthew J. Pelc
  • 8F – Christine S. Hu, Vanshika Yadav

OUTSTANDING PROGRESS AWARD

  • 8A – Jaida S. Montgomery, Michael Luis Zapata
  • 8B – Brianna Arias-Trejos, Samuel Pasewaldt
  • 8C – Andrew G. Kavanagh, Rebecca X. Williams
  • 8D – Janos A. Bojtos, Mia Rumain
  • 8E – Jack D. Cambronero, Natasha Maria Rodriguez Salas
  • 8F – Zachery Romero, Quinn Walmer

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • 8A – Kacper Buniowski
  • 8B – Riya Desai
  • 8C – Sutton E. Woolley
  • 8D – Julia Smith
  • 8E – Breelyn Storms
  • 8F – Luke Grebeck

BREA STUDENT RECOGNITION

  • 8A – Shrey Agarwal, Camryn J. Yarwood
  • 8B – Abhijay S. Edavalapati, Indiana Lu
  • 8C – Matthew S. Jimenez-Heymann, Sofia Squicciarini
  • 8D – Matthew L. Baxter, Courtney Morse
  • 8E – Logan Krizan, Riley M. Lewis
  • 8F – Anthony J. Confalone, Gianna Nikalina Jakubowski

THE "OH THE PLACES YOU'LL GO" AWARD

  • Sahra Angelina Breyan
  • Joseph DiGiovanni
  • Jessica E. Strauss

NICK KLECZ SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD

  • Riley M. Lewis
  • Madeline Rumain
  • Daine Kostes
  • Colin Woodring

PANTHER PRIDE

  • Frances Murray
  • Tyler Patrick Simpson

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

  • Andrei Cojocariu