This year at the honors convocation at Sacred Heart Academy, juniors from Shelton were awarded with College and University Awards.
The Gettysburg College Book Award was presented to Molly Duffy, daughter of Dr. Thomas M. Duffy and Dr. Eva Marie Cekaitis. This award is presented to a junior who has distinguished herself in a program in American History and is an overall high-achieving student.
The Regis College Book Award was presented to Natalia Fronsaglia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benigno Fronsaglia. This award is presented to a junior who has demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, displayed outstanding academic promise and leadership qualities.
The Yale University Book Award was presented to Madeline Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Ross. This award is presented to a junior who exhibits a high academic standing in a challenging curriculum and has outstanding personal character and integrity and will be a serious candidate for a competitive college.
The Princeton University Book Prize was presented to Madeline Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Ross of Shelton. Each year, Princeton’s alumni association of eastern Connecticut holds an essay contest for their Book Prize.
The University of Rochester Xerox Innovator Award was presented to Olivia Kelly, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shawn M. Kelly of Huntington. Awarded jointly by the science, computer and math faculty, this award is presented to a junior who shows motivation in innovation and information technology.
The Bausch and Lomb Medal from the University of Rochester was presented to Madeline Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Ross. This award is presented to that junior, who in the opinion of the science department, has an outstanding overall academic record in science.
Sacred Heart Academy is located in Hamden.