Peter Kwauk, who is majoring in Mathematics at Fairfield University, earned a 3.95 GPA for the fall semester and was named to the Dean’s List.

 

 

 

Trevor Patrick Crawford received Deans List Honors for the fall semester from Fairfield University, where he is in the Dolan School of Business. He is a member of the Rye High School class of 2014.

 

 

 

 

Rye Country Day School 10th graders, Helena Zimmerman and Max Mindich were named semifinalists in the Diamond Challenge, a unique competition that enables high school students to learn about entrepreneurship while putting their ideas into action. The young duo founded TeensGive.org, a social venture concept aimed at helping their peer group give back meaningfully in a way that factors in the demands and challenges they face in their daily lives.  

 

They will travel to the University of Delaware April 6 to make their pitch in this year’s semifinal round. Top teams will win awards from a prize pool of $100,000.   

 

 

Claire Julian, a senior at Rye Neck High School, won in three categories of the 2017 regional Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Writing Awards — Short Story, Poetry, and Personal Essays.

 

Through the help of her English and Writing teachers, Melinda Merkel and Mary Lanza, Claire submitted several pieces for consideration for which she received One Gold Key, Two Silver Keys, and Three Honorable Mentions.  

Gold Keys are awarded to the most accomplished works and are automatically forwarded for consideration for national Scholastic Awards.