Education

County Vo-Tech Graduation, Somerset Resident Salutatorian

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A total of 161 students graduated Wednesday from the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School, in 17 different vocational programs, ranging from automotive technology to the performing arts.

The Career and Technical Education Valedictorian for the class of 2017 is graphic communications student Daria Marini, of Bridgewater, and the Career and Technical Education Salutatorian is cosmetology student Kirsten Smith, of Somerset.

Valedictorians from the Academy for Health and Medical Sciences are Madalyn Arcurio, of Flemington; Stephanie Coppola, of Milford; Knushma Parekh, of Ringoes; and Emily Siniscalco, of Flemington. The salutatorian is Ruchi Patel, of Hillsborough.

Graduating this year are:

  • Aricelis Ahorrio, of Manville
  • Malak Akinlabi, of Franklin Park
  • Juan Amundsen, of Branchburg
  • Aishwarya Anand, of Somerset
  • Vlad Anisimov, of Bridgewater
  • Madalyn Arcurio, of Flemington
  • Hailey Baker, of Branchburg
  • Michael Bartkowiak, of Somerset
  • Raymond Bellaran, of Bridgewater
  • Robert Bender, of Hillsborough
  • Julianne Bianciella, of Raritan
  • Hailey Biz, of Basking Ridge
  • Brianna Bolt, of Hamilton
  • Gerard Booker, of Manville
  • Elizabeth Brown, of Raritan
  • William Brown, of Bridgewater
  • Adam Burnett, of Basking Ridge
  • Jennifer Calderon, of South Bound Brook
  • Huge Camacho, of Bound Brook
  • Rayden Canuel, of Raritan
  • Nicholas Carro, of Belle Mead
  • Marla Castillo, of Bound Brook
  • Thomas Caswell, of Manville
  • William Chiriboga, of Princeton
  • Timothy Cho, of Bridgewater
  • Emily Conlon, of Hillsborough
  • Stephanie Coppola, of Milford
  • Samuel Corn, of Ringoes
  • Rebecca Coviello, of Hillsborough
  • Ciani Crosby, of Bedminster
  • Derek Crosby, of Bridgewater
  • Ethan D’Alessandro, of Martinsville
  • Katherine Davis, of Skillman
  • Brian DeBias, of Branchburg
  • Kaitlyn Deo, of Martinsville
  • Emily DeSotelle, of Bridgewater
  • Veronica Dobranski, of Branchburg
  • Logan Dolci, of Hillsborough
  • Terrence Driscoll, of Bridgewater
  • Stephen Dutch, of Watchung
  • Kamiylah Eads-Lundy, of Somerset
  • Margaret Fairley, of Basking Ridge
  • Alexis Fasoli, of Raritan
  • Kristen Fernandez-Gonzalez, of South Bound Brook
  • Kendall Ferruggia, of Warren
  • Michelle Fishbeyn, of Ringoes
  • Ethan Fleming, of Bridgewater
  • Megan Flores, of Bound Brook
  • Barbara Follett, of Neshanic Station
  • Sarah Furman, of Flemington
  • Kaitlyn Gargirello, of Bridgewater
  • Salvatore Gargiulo, of Bridgewater
  • Meyer Gershater, of Bridgewater
  • William Glancey, of Green Brook
  • Shubhamkumar Gohil, of Hillsborough
  • Brandon Green, of Bound Brook
  • Layla Grier, of Bernardsville
  • Dylan Ham, of Bridgewater
  • Travis Hays, of Bound Brook
  • Emily Heathcote, of Branchburg
  • Benton Hellwig, of Bridgewater
  • Megan Hickson, of Branchburg
  • Skylar Holland, of Raritan
  • Carmen Huby, of Bridgewater
  • Ryan Ippolito, of Branchburg
  • Gabrielle Jacob, of North Plainfield
  • Mia Jaderlund, of Hillsborough
  • Chloe Jen, of Bridgewater
  • Khailah Johnson, of Somerset
  • Trevor Jones, of Belle Mead
  • Ricky Kelly, of North Plainfield
  • Jack Kinst, of Hillsborough
  • Emily Kopchains, Far Hills
  • Steven Kyle, of Branchburg
  • Sylvester LaBrunda, of Bedminster
  • Karyn LaCanna, of Neshanic Station
  • Brianna LaFace, of Warren
  • Tara Lardiere, of Branchburg
  • Dylan LaRue, of South Bound Brook
  • Jacob Lesser, of Bridgewater
  • Jaclyn Maese, of Basking Ridge
  • Kristen Marcinek, of Green Brook
  • Daria Marini, of Bridgewater
  • Andrew Martinez, of Bridgewater
  • Yessenia Martinez, of Bridgewater
  • Kayla McLaughlin, of South Bound Brook
  • Jack McManus, of Bridgewater
  • Priyanka Mehta, of Somerset
  • Steven Merrill, of North Plainfield
  • Christina Messner, of Hillsborough
  • Jacob Meyer, of Bridgewater
  • Victoria Moran, of Bridgewater
  • Harry Moreno Junco, of South Bound Brook
  • Jessica Moschette, of Flemington
  • Cassandra Mountney, of Raritan
  • Jostin Murillo, of Manville
  • Elaina Murnane, of Somerville
  • Tamia Muslim, of Plainfield
  • Samantha Neves, of Manville
  • Shawn O’Kane, of Bridgewater
  • Anamaria Onate, of South Bound Brook
  • Khusham Parekh, of Ringoes
  • David Parisi, of Bound Brook
  • Parth Patel, of Raritan
  • Ruchi Patel, of Hillsborough
  • Zachary Pawlikowski, of Bridgewater
  • Michael Pena, of Somerset
  • Liz Perez, of South Bound Brook
  • Michael Perez, of Bridgewater
  • Nicolette Peron, of Branchburg
  • Molly Piano, of Branchburg
  • Alok Pillai, of Hillsborough
  • Steven Pochick, of Green Brook
  • Satyakrishna Polavarapu, of Bridgewater
  • Sravanthi Polavarapu, of Bridgewater
  • Irene Rabinowitz, of Hillsborough
  • Andres Ramos, of North Plainfield
  • Madhavi Rana, of Neshanic Station
  • Marcelo Rios, of South Bound Brook
  • Amanda Rodriguez, of Somerville
  • Ashley Rodriguez, of Bound Brook
  • Jaclyn Romankow, of Gillette
  • Sydney Rutigliano, of Hillsborough
  • Gianna Sabo, of Hillsborough
  • Nicholas Sadlon, of Stirling
  • John Sala, of Belle Mead
  • Zairy Salas, of Somerset
  • Christopher Santos, of Branchburg
  • Michael Scillia, of Branchburg
  • Nicole Seyffart, of South Bound Brook
  • Palak Shah, of Hillsborough
  • Charles Sharkey, of Bridgewater
  • Meghan Sheasley, of Bridgewater
  • Varsha Shrinet, of South Bound Brook
  • Trevor Shu, of Somerset
  • Emily Siniscalco, of Flemington
  • Kirsten Smith, of Somerset
  • Nichole Sorge, of Milford
  • Jasmine Stanley, of Somerset
  • Erin Stewart, of Bridgewater
  • Ryan Stewart, of Franklin Park
  • Erika Stravalacci, of Hillsborough
  • Natasha Thurmond, of South Bound Brook
  • Bane Tindall, of Manville
  • Matthew Trucco, of Basking Ridge
  • Kimberly Vasquez, of North Plainfield
  • Shayne Vasquez, of Ringoes
  • Destynee Vegliante, of Hillsborough
  • Ciara Villanueva, of Bound Brook
  • Samantha Warchal, of Warren
  • Christopher Warren, of North Plainfield
  • Sydney Weber, of Bridgewater
  • Alyssa Wehrle, of Hillsborough
  • Ryan Zaborowski, of Bridgewater

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Franklin Township

Four Rutgers Professors Named Fellows of AAAS

November 20, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Four Rutgers University professors have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance human knowledge.

The honorees, representing Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health ...

Couple Faces Weapons Charges After Arrest at Motel

November 18, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Manville couple has been arrested and face multiple weapons and assault charges following an incident at a Route 22 hotel in Bridgewater, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Justin M. Matthews, 37, and Deborah L. Nickerson, 35, both of Brooks Boulevard in Manville are being held in Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Robertson ...

Essex County man found dead after shooting in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced November 18.

Tawan J. Moses, 25 of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Feaster Park according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...

Details Unclear About Hunterdon Central Grad Sean Pohle's Disappearance

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Murky details surround the circumstances of Sean Pohle’s disappearance.

Pohle, 24, is a Hunterdon Central High School graduate who moved to Manhattan to pursue an acting career. New York City police say he was reported missing from his city apartment on Nov. 4.

Pohle is known to drive a black, 2015 Honda two-door Civic, with New Jersey license plates Y26ACB, ...

Area Carpenter Killed in Ryders Lane Crash

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  At approximately 6:40 a.m. on Friday, November 10, Christian Jaeckle Jr., 39, of South River was operating a blue 2006 Subaru Impreza northbound on Ryders Lane near Corona Road.

Apparently, Jaeckle lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole on the corner by the Speedway gas station. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...

Rutgers receiving $34M art donation and $10M endowment, its largest gift ever

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University is receiving a prestigious art collection valued at nearly $34 million, its largest single donation ever, the university announced on Thursday.

The collection comprises 17,300 pieces of Soviet nonconformist art, given to the university by Nancy Dodge, the widow of economist and art collector Norton Dodge.

Rutgers will put the works on display at ...

Police, Raritan Twp. Family Seek Missing Hunterdon Central Graduate

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here and in New York City are looking for a Hunterdon Central High School graduate who has been reported missing.

Sean Pohle, 24, was last seen in his apartment in Manhattan and was reported missing on Friday, Nov. 3.

Pohle is known to drive a black, 2015 Honda two-door Civic, with New Jersey license plates Y26ACB, according to a spokesperson for the New York ...

Couple Faces Weapons Charges After Arrest at Motel

November 18, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Manville couple has been arrested and face multiple weapons and assault charges following an incident at a Route 22 hotel in Bridgewater, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Justin M. Matthews, 37, and Deborah L. Nickerson, 35, both of Brooks Boulevard in Manville are being held in Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Robertson ...

Essex County man found dead after shooting in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced November 18.

Tawan J. Moses, 25 of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Feaster Park according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...

Details Unclear About Hunterdon Central Grad Sean Pohle's Disappearance

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Murky details surround the circumstances of Sean Pohle’s disappearance.

Pohle, 24, is a Hunterdon Central High School graduate who moved to Manhattan to pursue an acting career. New York City police say he was reported missing from his city apartment on Nov. 4.

Pohle is known to drive a black, 2015 Honda two-door Civic, with New Jersey license plates Y26ACB, ...

Make a Child Smile by Supporting ‘Toys for Tots’ through the Sheriff’s Office

November 17, 2017

SOMERVILLE – The public is invited to share the joy of the holidays with area kids by donating new, unwrapped toys to the 2017 “Toys for Tots” campaign, hosted by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office.

“One of the many goals of the Sheriff’s Office is to see children’s wishes come true during the holiday season,” said Sheriff Frank J.

Suspect in Oct. 26 Somerville Shooting Surrenders to Prosecutor

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A borough resident wanted by police in connection with an Oct. 26 shooting on the south side of Somerville has turned himself in to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. 

Alquan J. Harris, 20, of South Gaston Ave., has been charged with first degree attempted murder, second degree possession of a firearm, and second degree unlawful possession of a firearm, ...

Make a Child Smile by Supporting ‘Toys for Tots’ through the Sheriff’s Office

November 17, 2017

SOMERVILLE – The public is invited to share the joy of the holidays with area kids by donating new, unwrapped toys to the 2017 “Toys for Tots” campaign, hosted by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office.

“One of the many goals of the Sheriff’s Office is to see children’s wishes come true during the holiday season,” said Sheriff Frank J.

Suspect in Oct. 26 Somerville Shooting Surrenders to Prosecutor

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A borough resident wanted by police in connection with an Oct. 26 shooting on the south side of Somerville has turned himself in to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. 

Alquan J. Harris, 20, of South Gaston Ave., has been charged with first degree attempted murder, second degree possession of a firearm, and second degree unlawful possession of a firearm, ...

Couple Faces Weapons Charges After Arrest at Motel

November 18, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Manville couple has been arrested and face multiple weapons and assault charges following an incident at a Route 22 hotel in Bridgewater, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Justin M. Matthews, 37, and Deborah L. Nickerson, 35, both of Brooks Boulevard in Manville are being held in Somerset County Jail pending a detention hearing.

Robertson ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 007

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll see how Atlantic Health System is driving innovation and finding new ways to solve tomorrow’s health care challenges, find out how a near tragedy on the tennis courts was averted thanks to some world-class training and technology at Chilton Medical Center and meet the 70 cancer doctors you need to know about – plus much ...