Cranford High School seniors receive awards at recent Senior Awards Ceremony

CRANFORD — Cranford High School recently held their Senior Awards Ceremony and the following students received awards.

• Cranford High School Awards for Outstanding Achievement, Top 5 percent of the Class of 2014. Recipients: Ana DiGiovanni, Kerry Dugandzic, Lucas Jayne, Kevin Kaiser, Carly Maucione, Michael Murphy, Thomas Philip, Megan Pringle, Melanie Santos, Joseph Tobin, Rachael White, Kerry Wischusen, John Wylie

• Cranford High School Medallions. Recipients: Melanie Santos, Kerry Dugandzic

• Departmental awards. Recipients: Annamaria Bellino, world language; Lynn Berry, performing arts; Barbara Carroll, English; Gregg Caverly, mathematics; Dori Cudworth, applied technology and fine arts; Lisa Hayeck, science; Debra Loprete, special education; Judith Podbelski, business and social studies; Gary Sorrentino, family and consumer sciences; Darren Torsone, physical education and health

• Academic Achievement Award. Recipients: William Brown, Ashley Hartong

• Accounting Award. Recipient: Lauren Kleckner

• Automotives Student of the Year Award. Recipient: Paul Castillo

• CADD Student of the Year Award. Recipient: Tyler Davis

• Child Development Award. Recipient: Alexandra Puryear

• Concert Choir Honor Award. Recipient: Talia Gonzales

• Crafts Student of the Year Award. Recipient: Katelyn Baumann

• Cranford High School Applied Mathematics Award. Recipients: Noah Lee, Kerry Wischusen

• Cranford High School Award for Excellence in Biology. Recipient: Alyssa Curry

• Cranford High School Award for Excellence in Chemistry. Recipient: Annie Bryant

• Cranford High School Award for Excellence in Environmental Science. Recipient: Sarah Cuprewich

• Cranford High School Award for Excellence in Physics. Recipient: Kevin Kaiser

• Cranford High School Computer Science Award. Recipient: Matthew Kandl

• Cranford High School Webmaster Team Award. Recipients: Andrew Guarisco, Sarah Jacobus, Matthew Kandl

• Director’s Award for Orchestra. Recipients: Jenna Ellenbacher, Hayley Goodman

• Engineering Technology Award. Recipient: Elan Alexander

• English Department Award for Excellence. Recipients: Ana DiGiovanni, Kerry Dugandzic, Carly Maucione

• Foods and Nutrition Award. Recipient: Nikayla Pascual

• Frank Galina Business Award. Recipient: Peter Strotz

• French Award. Recipient: Julian Rengifo

• General Business Award. Recipient: Beth Armstrong

• George Deckenbach Fine Arts Award. Recipient: Lya Finston

• German Award. Recipient: Megan Pringle

• Graphic Arts Student of the Year Award. Recipient: Kieran Grant

• Herff-Jones DECA Student of the Year. Recipient: Joseph Tobin

• Japanese Language Study Award. Recipient: Paul Hislip

• John Philip Sousa Band Award. Recipient: Brandon Chan

• Latin Award. Recipients: Michael Murphy, Joseph Tobin

• Louis Armstrong Jazz Award. Recipient: Emily Norwine

• Lucy O. Teague Award for Excellence in the Study of Foreign Language. Recipient: Rachel White

• Madrigal Choir Honor Award. Recipients: Lucille Esposito, Geddy Warner

• Marketing Award. Recipient: Anthony Vultaggio

• Microsoft Applications and Presentations Award. Recipient: Anne Vollenbroek

• National Honor Society for Dance Arts Senior Honor Award. Recipient: Alexandra Dalli

• National School Choral Award. Recipients: Hayley Goodman, Geddy Warner

• Oliver J. West Mathematics Award. Recipient: Kevin Kaiser

• Photography Student Award. Recipient: Emily Schindler

• Physical Education and Health Award. Recipients: Kevin Kaiser, Catherine Miller

• Ready-Set-Teach Award. Recipient: Emily Guydan

• Social Studies Department Award for Excellence. Recipients: Kerry Dugandzic, Michael Murphy, Melanie Santos, John Wylie

• Spanish Award. Recipient: John Wylie

• Student Government Award for Leadership and Service. Recipient: AnnaLee Gallo

• Woods Student of the Year Award. Recipients: Elan Alexander, Nicholas Besnecker

• Carol Fedoryk Scholarship Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County. Recipients: Joseph Flynn, Noah Lee

• Colin Maher Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Kyle Mallon

• College Women’s Club of Cranford Highest GPA for a Female Student. Recipient: Melanie Santos

• College Women’s Club of Cranford Scholarship. Recipients: Jessica Casale, Kerry Dugandzic, Megan Pringle, Brian Rubin

• College Women’s Club of Cranford-The Tribute Award. Recipient: Brian Rubin

• Crane’s Ford Chapter Good Citizen Award. Recipient: AnnaLee Gallo

• Crane’s Ford Daughters of the American Revolution Excellence in American History Award. Recipient: Michael Murphy

• Cranford Chamber of Commerce Kurt Petschow Sr. Scholarship. Recipient: Brian Bruns

• Cranford Chamber of Commerce Scholarship. Recipients: Joseph DaSilva, AnnaLee Gallo, Catherine Miller

• Cranford Dramatic Club Award. Recipient: Deirdre Koczur

• Cranford Education Association Scholarship. Recipients: Stephen Baglieri, Kerry Dugandzic, Annie Higgins, Charlotte Hurley, Kellie Joyce, Catherine Miller, Caitlin Moonan, Matthew Mustillo, Vincent Mustillo, Nikayla Pascual, Amanda Poszyler, James Sweeney

• Cranford High School Class of 1967 Scholarship. Recipient: Lucille Esposito

• Cranford High School PTA Award for Excellence of Performance. Recipients: William McCarthy, Michelle Portuese

• Cranford High School PTA Award for Outstanding Achievement. Recipients: Ana DiGiovanni, Kerry Dugandzic, Kevin Kaiser, Melanie Santos, Joseph Tobin, Kerry Wischusen

• Cranford Historical Society Cranford History Award. Recipients: Kyle La Fronz, Gopi Shah

• Cranford Jaycees Scholarship. Recipients: Lucy Allen, Brittney Coan, Rebecca Dooley, Kerry Dugandzic, Lucille Esposito, AnnaLee Gallo, Max Glazer, John Hollier, Elizabeth Hopta, Charlotte Hurley, Lucas Jayne, Matthew Kandl, Kyle Mallon, John McCaffery, Catherine Miller, Angela Montague, John Oblachinski, Christopher Petrucci, Thomas Philip, Megan Pringle, Emily Roman, Wills Roman, Natalie Salinardo, Melanie Santos, Peter Strotz, James Sweeney, Joseph Tobin, John Wylie

• Cranford Junior Woman’s Club Scholarship. Recipients: Kerry Dugandzic, Megan Pringle

• Cranford Knights of Columbus Council 6226 Scholarship. Recipients: Annie Bryant, Kerry Dugandzic, Lucille Esposito, AnnaLee Gallo, Kyle La Fronz, Carly Maucione, Catherine Miller, Joseph Tobin, Rachel Zanfardino

• Cranford Lacrosse Club Scholarship. Recipients: Cameron Kutzer, Catherine Miller

• Cranford PBA Officer Robert F. Hand Memorial Scholarship. Recipients: Kellie Joyce, Christian Kreitz

• Cranford Rotary Club Scholarship. Recipients: Kerry Dugandzic, AnnaLee Gallo, Max Glazer, Elizabeth Hopta, Thomas Philip

• Cranford Rotary Club Interact Scholarship. Recipients: Kelly Schoustra, Rachel Zanfardino

• Cranford Rotary Club Leadership Award. Recipient: Anastasia Caulfield

• Cranford Soccer Club Scholarship. Recipients: Hannah DeMars, Andrew Gee

• Cranford Village Improvement Association Nursing Scholarship. Recipients: AnnaLee Gallo, Melanie Santos

• Cranford Wrestling Parents Club Scholarship. Recipient: Michael Pastor

• Dr. Josephine Corbo Harris Crafts Achievement Award. Recipient: William Brown

• Friends of the Performing Arts Scholarship. Recipient: Geddy Warner

• Glenn A. Owens / Cranford PAL Scholarship. Recipients: Cameron Kutzer, Kerry Wischusen

• Interfaith Human Relations Committee – Cranford Clergy Council Scholarship. Recipient: Elizabeth Hopta

• Kanishka Paul, MD Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Matthew Muller

• Michael J. Wielgus II Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Thomas Trotter

• Mitzi Pollock Award for Achievement in Fine Art. Recipient: Elena Margulis

• National Association of Secondary School Principal’s Award. Recipient: Melanie Santos

• New Jersey 2014 Stateswoman of the Year. Recipient: Kellie Joyce

• Patricia Lusardi Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Matthew McAbee

• Paul Casale Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Lya Finston

• PrimeTime Scholarship. Recipients: Alexander Ballas, Jenna Ellenbacher, Max Glazer, Julianne Hodgkins, Celine Hogan, Matthew Kandl, Christian Kreitz, Kyle La Fronz, Marco Meglio, Emily Norwine, Michelle Portuese, Nicole Portuese, Megan Pringle, Katherine Purachev, Laina Purachev, Adam Solomon, Peter Strotz, Katherine Waldner, John Wylie

• Ronald and Helena Macklin Soccer Scholarship. Recipient: Jenna Ellenbacher

• Ronald and Helena Macklin World Language Scholarship. Recipient: Vincent Mustillo

• Rutgers Club of Cranford Scholarship. Recipient: Marc Vaccaro

• SMILES Scholarship. Recipients: Jessica Casale, Joseph Tobin

• Spencer Savings Bank Scholarship. Recipient: Steven Halek

• Terry Biunno Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Margaret McKay

• The Caramanica Women in Science Scholarship. Recipient: Jessica Casale

• The Garden Club of Cranford Frances Wismer Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Jessica Casale

• The James Lenney Choral Excellence Scholarship. Recipient: Geddy Warner

• The Kelly Ann Mahon Connolly Memorial Scholarship. Recipient: Emily Guydan

• The Meyer Family Scholarship. Recipient: Emily Guydan

• The Ruth S. Janovsik Cranford Parent Teacher Council Scholarship. Recipients: Annie Bryant, Saurav Chowdhury, AnnaLee Gallo, Max Glazer, Paul Hislip, Elizabeth Hopta, Matthew Kandl, Noah Lee, Thomas Philip, Carly Maucione, Natalie Salinardo

• The Visible Woman Club Recognition Award. Recipient: Allison Verrilli

• Union County Guidance Association “We Care” Award. Recipients: Anastasia Caulfield, Kelly Malcolm, Angela Montague, Jillian Sobocinski

• Union County Secondary Principals’ Student Recognition Award. Recipient: Annie Bryant

• Visionary Scholarship The Pearl Campbell Award. Recipients: Serina Lardieri, Ashley McGuire, Ashley Smith

• Wednesday Morning Club Award. Recipients: Kelly Malcolm, Amanda Poszyler

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