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Westfield's Mallory Weisse Honored as Student-Athlete

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Credits: Greg Elliott
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The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) recently honored 21 Union County high school students for their achievements as scholar-athletes. The students were invited to attend the annual NJSI AA scholar-athlete luncheon -- co-sponsored by First Choice Bank -- where, through a random drawing, they had the chance to win a college scholarship from one of multiple sponsors. A total of $7,000 was awarded to eight of the 21 Union County athletes.

Since 1993, the NJSIAA has honored more than 6,700 New Jersey high school students and distributed more than $1.5 million in college scholarships through its scholar program. For 2015, NJSIAA honored more than 300 high school students throughout the state and awarded 199 students a total of $161,500. The NJSIAA scholar-athletes from Union County (list ed alphabetically by school, with their sponsor and the scholarship amount) are:
 
Abraham Clark High School—Raymond Clarke
 
Arthur L. Johnson High School—Trevor McSorley
 
Cranford High School—Anna Fitch
 
Elizabeth High School—Michael Russell
 
Governor Livingston High School—Emily Harriott
 
Hillside High School—Shemar Givens
 
Jonathan Dayton High School—Austin Knapp—New Jersey Devils—$2,500
 
Jonathan Dayton High School—Zachary Wolcott
 
Linden High School—Jennifer Fitzula
 
Mother Seton High School—Emily Wieszczek—Investors Savings Bank—$500
 
New Providence High School—Erica Boyd—Parisi School of Speed, Strength and Po
wer—$500
 
Oratory Catholic Prep—Peter Herbert
 
Plainfield High School—Kaylia Hemmings—Wilson Sporting Goods—$1,000
 
Roselle Catholic High School—Dolapo Balogun
 
Roselle Park High School—Jasmin Brown—NJ Manufacturers Insurance—$500
 
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School—Madeline McNichol
 
Summit High School—Olivia Kelly
 
The Patrick School—Zhane Irby—IAABO—$500
 
Union Catholic High School—Meagan Beriont—Riegel Printing—$500
 
Union High School—Haisha Bisiolu
 
Westfield High School—Mallory Weisse—Spire Group—$1,000
 
Administrators at each NJSIAA member high school have the opportunity to select one senior student as their scholar-athlete of the year. The scholarships are donated by NJSIAA corporate sponsors and other organizations supportive of high school sports in New Jersey. While some scholarships are only available to students attending schools in specific counties or participating in specific sports, most are offered statewide to students in all sports. There is a limit of one scholarship per student athlete.

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To the Editor:

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