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Springfield Lions Club Honors Top 21 Dayton Students of Class of 2018

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(l-r) Michael Barrasso, Elizabeth Gomez, Jessica Steir and Tamara Kissoon Credits: Chip Dickson
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(;l-r) Melanie Schickler, Lindsey Mauriello and Samantha Rachel Credits: Chip Dickson
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(l-r) Sophie Hendrickson, Sophia Mikros, Gabriella Petruzzella Credits: Chip Dickson
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(l-r) Lauren Rechner, Kelly Saverino and Amanda Lau Credits: Chip Dickson
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(l-r) Jessica Kaplan, Hannah Dvorchik, Meghan Brady and Caitlyn Harms Credits: Chip Dickson
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(l-r) Colin McCormack, Bryce Forys, Justine Ventistette and Scott Maran Credits: Chip Dickson
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Lion Wally Peterson and his grandson Byrce Forys Credits: Chip Dickson
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Mayor and Mrs. Huber Credits: Chip Dickson
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A table of dads Credits: Chip Dickson
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Some of the Lions Credits: Chip Dickson
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SUMMIT, NJ – Wednesday evening was a special evening for 21 Jonathan Dayton High School seniors. The Springfield Lions Club hosted a dinner at Marco Polo Restaurant for them, the top 21 students of the Class of 2018.  

For this annual dinner, the students with the top 20 grade point averages at Jonathan Dayton HIgh School are chosen, over ten percent of the class.  This year there was a tie and 21 students were chosen.

As Dr. Norman Francis has said, these students “…distinguished themselves in many roles while in high school including as scholars, in government, community service and many other activities including athletics.  They enhanced our school and our community.”

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Mayor Richard Huber, many members of the Lions Club and some of the students' parents participated in the proceeding. 

The students honored were Michael Barrasso, Meghan Brady, Hannah Dvorchik, Bryce Forys, Elizabeth Gomez, Caitlyn Harms, Sophie Hendrickson, Jessica Kaplan, Tamara Kissoon, Amanda Lau, Scott Maran, Lindsey Mauriello, Colin McCormack, Sophia Mikros, Gabriella Petruzzella, Samantha Rachel, Lauren Rechner, Kelly Saverino, Melanie Schickler, Jessica Steir and Justine Ventisette,

Some of the colleges they will be attending include Stanford, University of Virginia, Syracuse, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Ohio State University, University of Richmond, and University of Delaware.

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