Education

Springfield Lions Club Honors Top 20 Dayton Students of Class of 2017

(l-r) Robyn Deneroff, Alexa Morreale, Emily Sickinger and Jordyn Cappa Credits: Chip Dickson
(l-r) Shir Kalati, Sabrina Sequeira and Sarah Adler Credits: Chip Dickson
(l-r) Seana Flood, Emily Hochriener and Destiny Martins Credits: Chip Dickson
Marisa Scalzo and Francesco Forte Credits: Chip Dickson
(l-r) Mary Athan, Mia Furci and Karly Fitzpatrick Credits: Chip Dickson
Gregory Wolz and Jared Horowitz Credits: Chip Dickson
(l-r) Lee Roth, Joshua Damast and Danny Chan Credits: Chip Dickson
Principal of Jonathan Dayton High School - Dr. Norman Francis Credits: Ellen Dickson
Dr. Francis and Superintendent Michael Davino Credits: Chip Dickson
Lions Club member Wally Peterson Credits: Chip Dickson
Pastor David Knecht Credits: Chip Dickson

SUMMIT, NJ – Thursday evening was a special evening for 20 Jonathan Dayton High School seniors. The Springfield Lions Club hosted a dinner at Marco Polo Restaurant for them, the top 20 students of the Class of 2017.  

Before dinner, Dr. Norman Francis, Principal of Jonathan Dayton High School received a certificate from the President of the Lions Club and then spoke to the students.  He said to the students that they “…distinguished themselves in many roles while in high school including as scholars, in government, community service and many other activities including athletics.”  He concluded his remarks with “You enhanced our school and our community.”

Superintendent Michael A. Davino and many members of the Lions Club participated in the proceeding.  After dinner, each student talked about their experiences at Jonathan Dayton High School and where they are going to college.

The students honored were Sarah Adler, Mary Athan, Jordyn Cappa, Danny Chan, Joshua Damast, Robyn Denerof, Karly Fitzpatrick, Seana Flood, Francesco Forte, Mia Furci, Emily Hochreiner, Jared Horowitz, Shir Kalati, Destiny Martins, Alexa Morreale, Lee Roth, Sabrina Sequeira, Emily Sickinger, Marisa Scalzo, and Gregory Wolz.

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Union County Honors Brigadeer General Edward Crystal of Scotch Plains

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Vice Chair Sergio Granados and Freeholder Alexander Mirabella on Thursday presented Edward J. Chrystal, Jr of Scotch Plains with a resolution congratulating him on his promotion to Brigadier General in the New Jersey National Guard.

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Saint James the Apostle School Third Trimester Honor Roll

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Congratulations to the Saint James students who made Honor Roll for the Third Trimester!

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Grade 4 – Jayson Gbologa, Emmanuelle Jules, Julia Landicho and Aiden Ricketts 
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