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West Orange High School Holds Math and Science Recognition Ceremony

2017 11th Grade Math Inductees
2017 11th Grade Science Inductees
2017 Honor Cord Recipients, Math Honor Society
2017 Honor Cord Recipients, Science
Shira Rosenblum, a 2011 WOHS alumna and former Science National Honor Society co-president

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The annual Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics and Science National Honor Societies at West Orange High School (WOHS) recently inducted its new members and presented cords to seniors graduating this week.

The evening’s guest speaker was Shira Rosenblum, a 2011 WOHS alumna and former Science National Honor Society co-president. Rosenbaum is currently workings towards a veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania after graduating summa cum laude from Rutgers University and spending a year researching an improved animal model for Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. Her research was recently published and she plans to continue her research this summer.

Rosenblum shared how much work it takes to achieve her goals and credited the high school with establishing a solid educational foundational. As she concluded her speech, she encouraged students that it was alright to not know what they wanted to do right away.

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“It is completely alright to not know what that is right now or what you want in life, but do not shy away from those things that make you happy and the things that stir a fire within you,” she said.

2017 11th grade math inductees include:

Daniel Bradley

Daniel Feinblatt         

Isabella Ompok          

David Campbell         

Sarah Gold                 

Anthony Petrucci

Sessina Dani              

Eniya Jaber                

Ryan Retino

Zachary Don              

Nathan Jacobs            

Emily Weingold

 

2017 11th grade science inductees include:

Abigail Alarva

Kefiloe Mutume Segwati

Blair Allen                  

David Fernandez       

Maxine Nzegwu

Marie Amoyaw           

Cassidy Ferrell           

Cory Anne Pierre

Victoria Aquino         

Cameron Gart            

Siena Pizzano

Aion Ashby                

Alexandra Glasgow    

Noor Qureshi

Miya Asobo                

Michael Gordon         

Tanveer Qureshi

Joshua Baker              

Kelly Gouin               

Sophia Raines

Selam Bellete             

Elise Jehan                 

Ramiro Reynaga

Isabelle Bise               

Kayla Johnson            

Tiffany Sagastume

Justin Bouyer             

Aishwarya Kanagala   

Lucas Scalora

Melissa Callen            

Matigan Kohlman      

Andrea Stoddart

John Carlucci             

Hillary Lemus            

Kerry Su

Leah Cohn                 

Katherine Rochel Lim

Marisa Tamay

Louanne Dorcinval    

Grace Loma               

Kevin Titkov  

Carina Durning         

Nicole McKenzie       

Stefany Vigo

Kaycie Elifani             

Melissa McKenzie      

Jocelyn Walden

Anna Favetta             

Robert Meaux            

Henry Wata

Meghan White

Margaux Whitehead

 

2017 Honor Cord recipients

 

Math Honor Society:

Arjun Abraham          

Robert Banks             

Anusha Sivendra

David Adelsohn         

Abraham Dada          

Peyton Smith

Sophia Adelson          

Anthony King            

Bianca Trinidad

Deborah Alabi           

Bryce Millington        

Carolyn Yip

 

Science:

Arjun Abraham            

Derek Lim

David Adelsohn            

Emily McCluskey

Sophia Adelson             

Bryce Millington

Alanur Akarsu              

Maire Murphy

Deborah Andrade        

Julianne Newman

Jorge Alca                      

Ivana Onubogu

Divya Anand                

Melanie Pacheco

Gabriel Andrade           

Sara Petrie

Sah Awundaga

Breanna Richards

Kristina Boafo

Emily Sanchez

Niara Boykin                 

Shaurya Sanghvi

Elijah Chilton

Nerissa SantaCruz

Alexander Choy           

Amanda Scalora

Abraham Dada  

Anusha Sivendra

Alexander Edelstein

Njeri Sparman

Matthew Hascak

Acacia Tam

Anthony King

Marie Trinidad

Abigail Klausner

Daniela Vargas

Josephine Kravits         

Cianna Weary

Sara Laine

Carolyn Yip

Julia Lawrence 

Kevin Zeligson

 

Science National Honor Society

Ronald Brandt, Ph.D.   Faculty Advisor

Sonia Laureni               Faculty Advisor

 

Executive Board


Anthony King                         President

Jorge Alca                               Vice-President

Acacia Tam                             Treasurer

Mariel Go                                Secretary

 

Mu Alpha Theta

Jonathan Tick                         Faculty Advisors

Dara Brevard                          Faculty Advisors

 

Executive Board

Anusha Sivendra                     President

Deborah Alabi                         Vice President

Sophia Adelson                       Secretary

Robert Banks                          Treasurer

 

See all the photos from the recognition ceremony here

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