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.