Mrs. Kristine Smith-Morasso, chairperson of the WEA Scholarship committee, presented Westfield Education Association Scholarships at Awards Night, held May 27 at Westfield High School to these graduating seniors. Carraugh Ball who was a Seeing Eye Puppy Raiser, team captain of Varsity Cross Country /Track and belonged to WHS Distinguish Honor Roll will be attending The College of New Jersey and plans on graduate study in Speech Pathology. WHS Football Team Captain, Brandon Dietz, who will be attending St. Joseph University in Philadelphia for business is committed to additional team sports, rugby and Chorus. WEA scholarships are awarded to applicants based on academic achievement, school activities and community service. Funds for these scholarships are raised through the generous donations of the Westfield Education Association. This year's scholarship committee included school librarian Moira Abraham, this year's Philhower Award teacher Diana Collins, Jefferson School teacher Elizabeth Shull, WHS guidance counselor Robyn Soloman, Project '79 Jan Fine, and nurse educator Carole Stavitski.
The Barry Judd Memorial Scholarship is given in recognition of a distinguished teacher of world languages at Westfield High School from 1974 to 1992. It is based on the ideal of Mr. Judd who embodied a love for learning and a devotion to helping others. The award is given each year to a son or daughter of a member of the Westfield Education Association. At a later date, Mrs.Kristine Smith-Morasso, will present this scholarship to Wilson's second grade teacher Stacey Stanzel's son Kyle, a Ridge High School senior who will attend Elon University and pursue a Business and Sports Management degree. As a member of the varsity basketball team (ranked 15th in the state), Kyle was also active in the Future Business Leader of America, Latin Club, and Habitat for Humanity. He accompanied other teens from St. James Church on a mission trip to Tennessee over the summer and is a reader at teen masses. Kyle continues to enjoy baseball and basketball in his spare time while working two part-time jobs. June 1, 2010, Abigail Cologna, daughter of Jefferson School's special education teacher Judy Cologna will be presented this scholarship at Delaware Valley Regional High School Awards Night. Abigail ran Outdoor Track, attended the Presidential Classroom Future World Leaders Summit at Georgetown University 2009, was a member of International Club, Mock Trial and Student Government; in addition to, working part-time afterschool. Judy Cologna's daughter chose to attend George Washington University with professional plans in International Affairs.