Shelton High School students succeed on CAPT
Shelton High School honored 155 CAPT Scholars at a breakfast on Thursday.
These students achieved goal on the math, reading across the disciplines, Writing Across the Disciplines and Science sections of the Connecticut Academic Performance Test.
“Over the last few years less than 30% of sophomores tested in the state of Connecticut achieved certification in all four subject areas,” said Kathy Riddle, guidance counselor. “We are very proud to be able to celebrate with you your success on the CAPT test as well as your continued commitment to high academic achievement here at Shelton High School.”
Students who were recognized for meeting goal on all four CAPT subtests are: Jennifer Abreu, Stephen Allegra, Chase Arsenault, Trevor Babin, Laurel Bailey, Johnna Bakalar, Sara Ball, Michael Ballaro, Thomas Becker, Alyssa Birmingham, Ashley Blake, Brittany Blass, Jordan Blohm, Raphael Britt and Sara Brown.
Also: Marta Brzostowska, Christopher Buchanan, John Buynak, Elizabeth Carlson, Riley Casey, Ashley Chan, Gina Chiambrello, Nikko Cleri, Brianna Collins, Victoria Conlin, Ryan Corbett, Michael Cowell, Caroline Cummings, Christopher Cybart, Vincent D’Angelo, Lorenzo Dahl, Timothy Dean, Darwin Delgado, Victoria Dortenzio, Joseph Edelstein, Albert Fabrizi, Matthew Faenza , Charlotte Falaguerra, Joshua Fedorko, Savannah Ferrante, Michael Filakowsky, Margaret Fitzgerald, Casey Ford and Miguel Fraga.
Also: Cole French, Matthew Gannon, Michaela Garcia, Savannah Ferrante, Stephen Garzon, Ta’Shay Gordon, Rachel Gottschalk, Jennifer Gulick, Ryan Hamme, Shane Higgins, David Hodosi, Haley Hudler, Jennifer Hultgren, Sara Hummel, Morgan Hunte, Christopher Innaco, Emily Juliano, Cassidy Kalinowski, Corlina Kiernan, Erik Kocur, Wesley Kocurek , Julia Kopchik, Carlee Kopf, Kyle Kosiorowski, Austin Kothary and Alexandra Koumbaros.
Also: Connor Krajcsik, Page Lender, Elizabeth Lewis, William Lin, Julia Lindberg, Christopher Lipscomb, Justin Lynch, Michael Lynders, Courtney MacDonald, Gillian Malafronte, Dominika Marczak, Brittney Matto, Margaret May, Dione McClenaghan, Kai-Xan McDonald, Dakota McDonough, Colin McNamara, Craig Melvin, Brianna Mengold, Brian Messemer, Matthew Minutolo, Taylor Nacavitch, Skylar Nagy, Michayla Neu, Stacie Nolan, Mariah Notaro-Miklus, Charles O’Keefe, Gina Orazietti, Jenna Palermo, Brett Peterson and David Phelan.
Also: Mark Piccirillo, Veina Pillai, Veronica Pleasant, Scott Pplucienik , Mark Polkowski, Mikayla Riccio, Nicholas Ries, Christopher Rios, Courtney Rodrigues, Anthony Rosa, James Rullan, Paul Russell, Jennifer Saberi, Anthony Sablone, Daniel Salvio, Alana Santiago, Brianna Sasson, Helena Sastram, Thomas Savarese, Alison Scalenghe, Tal Shashoua, Scott Shnipes, Michele Sui, Matthew Skoronski, Dylan Smith, Molly Smith, Jacob Stanisci, Caroline Steadham, Jacob Stolz, Natalie Stussan, Rachel Symski, Matthew Tarini and Carolyn Taylor.
Also: Rebecca Taylor, Valentina Tran, Breeann Turiano, Jordan Urbani, Rachel Valinsky, Nicholas Vanslyke, Ashley Varrone, Logan Vidal, Daniel Vigezzi, Matthew Vittori, Alex Walsh, Max Wang, Regina Weissenberg, Billings White, Alex Widomski, Rebecca Wlcek, Gregory Wresilo, Taylor White, Shae Zalenski, Skye Zalenski, Matthew Zarella and John Zoppi.
Twenty-four students were congratulated for achieving advanced goal on all four sections of the CAPT. The event concluded with a raffle in which CAPT Scholars received gift certificates to local establishments or cash prizes from donations received from school clubs, staff members and parent organizations.
“At Shelton High School we believe it is important to celebrate student achievement and to gather as a learning community, with students, staff, administration, parents, board of education members, and Central Office personnel, to recognize those students who have met the standards as stated in our mission statement,” said Dr. Beth Smith, headmaster.
She challenged students to continue to be diligent with their studies and set high, achievable goals for themselves. Smith presented each student with a certificate from the Connecticut State Department of Education.