NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is proud to announce Alec Wolf of Short Hills as a finalist of the 2015 NJCTS Youth Scholarship Award.

Wolf, who is graduating from Millburn High School, was selected for his academic achievement, community service and accomplishments as an individual with Tourette Syndrome—an inherited, misunderstood, misdiagnosed neurological disorder that affects 1 in 100 school-age children.

Wolf's award essay was titled "The Things That Make Me Tic (Pun Intended)." He is a member of the National Federation of Temple Youth, is a stage hand for the Metrowest Jewish Community Center, and a member of the high school varsity volleyball team.

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NJCTS congratulates Wolf—who will attend Muhlenberg College—on his achievements and wishes him continued success in him academic and career endeavors.

Since 2001, the NJCTS Youth Scholarship Award has been awarded to more than 200 outstanding high school seniors in the state of New Jersey who have excelled in their schools, communities and lives – representing themselves as excellent advocates for Tourette. To learn more about the scholarship or discover other NJCTS programs, please visit www.njcts.org or visit the Teens4TS blog.

 

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NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders, Inc.

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