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These Students Are at the Head of the Class

Local high school and college students earn academic honors and national workshop placements.

 

The fall semester Dean's List at Bryant University includes the following town residents:

  • Cindy Contreras, a senior in finance, from Greenwich;
  • Anmei Zheng, a senior in international business in finance, from Riverside.

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The following local students were named to Sacred Heart University Dean's List for the fall semester.

  • Jennifer Biagiotti of Greenwich
  • Jessica Fahy of Greenwich
  • Jessica Fiscella of Greenwich
  • Jennifer Mata of Greenwich
  • Caitlin Neary of Cos Cob
  • April Palanca of Greenwich
  • Lee Pitofsky of Cos Cob
  • Kelly Re of Greenwich
  • Stephane Smarth of Greenwich
  • Julie Weiss of Greenwich
  • Merritt Williams of Riverside

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Isabel Nixon, of Greenwich, a student at Brunswick School has been selected to represent Connecticut as a National Youth Delegate at the 2013 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.

Nixon has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive week-long study of leadership in environmental science and conservation in June. Nixon was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.

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Leigh Galletta, a student at Greenwich High School has been selected to represent Connecticut as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2013 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.

Galletta joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media in July. Galletta was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

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The following area residents were named to the the dean's list at Quinnipiac University for the Fall 2012 semester:

  • Allison Adimari of Greenwich;
  • Charlotte Greene of Old Greenwich;
  • Katherine Karaffa of Greenwich.

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Riverside resident Thomas Dougherty, class of 2015, was named to the Wells College Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester. He graduated from Greenwich High School—Folsom House, and is a member of the cross-country team at Wells.

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Kevin Lane of Greenwich, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. Lane is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in accounting.

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The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • Alexandra Zambito of Greenwich earned High Honors;
  • Dolley MacDermot Roe of Old Greenwich earned Honors;
  • Melanie Rullman of Old Greenwich earned High Honors.

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Benjamin Wacker of Riverside, a senior at Cheshire Academy in Cheshire, was named to Honor Roll for the First Semester of the 2012-2013 academic school year.

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