BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The New Jersey Principals Association (NJPSA) is pleased to announce that James Pitingolo of Berkeley Heights is among the 25 graduating seniors in New Jersey who will be awarded a 2017-2018 Student Leadership Scholarship.

Each Student Leadership Scholarship carries a $2,000 award for the recipient's demonstrated leadership in school activities for participation in co-curricular activities other than athletics. Winners are selected from each of the three regions of our state - north, central, and south.

A senior at Gov. Livingston High School, Jimmy is the Student Council Executive President, Student Representative to the Board of Education, and Captain of the Relay for Life Team. In addition, he is the founder of the TSA TEAMS Engineering Club that placed third in a national competition, is an Eagle Scout, participates in several service projects, and has performed in leading roles in five plays.

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Under the direction of NJPSA Assistant Executive Director Chuck Stein, The Student Activities Committee of NJPSA reviewed all applications and selected the winners. "This year's applications were among the most outstanding we have ever seen," said Stein. "I am always impressed by the level of dedication and commitment these students demonstrate to their chosen activities. I have no doubt that these future leaders of society will realize tremendous success, and NJPSA is proud to recognize their contributions in this way."

A luncheon was held at NJPSA on May 8 to honor the scholarship recipients.