Scholar Athltes Melissa Marshall and Christopher LaPointe; Enfield High School
Scholar Athltes Melissa Marshall and Christopher LaPointe; Enfield High School

GLASTONBURY, Conn. (June 2014) - High school seniors from Avon, Berlin, Bloomfield, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Glastonbury, Granby, Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, Rocky Hill, Simsbury, South Windsor, Southington, Suffield, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, and Windsor Locks were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s.  A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the best in the state:


·Sara Stokesbury and Jack Wendler, Avon High School, Avon

·Nicole Grieco and Matthew Heimlich, Berlin High School, Berlin

·Julise Marsh and Alan Davis, Bloomfield High School, Bloomfield

·Meredith Maynard and Joshua Dobratz, St. Paul Catholic High School, Bristol

·Caroline Boyce and Brandon Lumbra, Bristol Eastern High School, Bristol

·Nadia Kreciglowa and Robert Jacques, Jr., Bristol Central High School, Bristol

·Lesleigh Carter and Michael Mudgett, Lewis Mills High School, Burlington

·Alexandra Martin and Alexander Daley, Canton High School, Canton

·Samantha Eaton and Nicholas Arsenault, East Granby High School, East Granby

·Dana Bramble and Colins Nwafor, East Hartford High School, East Hartford

·Noelle Wig and Clay Harman, East Windsor High School, East Windsor

·Katherine Saltzgiver and Jeremy Hart, Enrico Fermi High School, Enfield

·Melissa Marshall and Christopher LaPointe, Enfield High School, Enfield

·Katelyn Mihalek and Bradley Druzinsky, Farmington High School, Farmington

·Jennifer Hogan and Kurt Jaisle, Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury

·Madison Dixon and Chandler Libby, Granby Memorial High School, Granby

·Michelle Vela and Shawn Lozada, Sport And Medical Science Academy, Hartford

·Kayla Luciano and Devin Nelson, Capital Preparatory Magnet, Hartford

·Sanieka Beckford and Joao Pimenta, Hartford Public High School, Hartford

·Natasha Figueroa and Victor Ortiz, A.I. Prince Technical High, Hartford

·Krishell McLeod, Weaver High School, Hartford

·Victoria Olakojo and Reed Truax, University High School of Science, Hartford

·Hannah Whitley and Joshua Alabre, Classical Magnet School, Hartford

·Clara Ramirez and Everton James, Bulkeley High School, Hartford

·Kaitlyn Sabin and John Mantese, East Catholic High School, Manchester

·Krystal Jackson and Ryan Davis, Howell Cheney Technical High School, Manchester

·Sarah Robbins and Peter Godwin, Manchester High School, Manchester

·Maya Kazmierczak and Michael Robinson, New Britain High School, New Britain

·Marta Komosinska and David Barr, E.C. Goodwin Technical High School, New Britain

·Wiktoria Bis and Matthew Harackiewicz, Newington High School, Newington

·Alicia Gorski and Andrew Rottier, Plainville High School, Plainville

·Lillian Morse and James Bondi, Rocky Hill High School, Rocky Hill

·Sarah Mattison and Philip Brown, Simsbury High School, Simsbury

·Katie Zalaski and Patrick Savidge, South Windsor High School, South Windsor

·Sarah Mongillo and Alexander Queen, Southington High School, Southington

·Melissa McCarthy and Kyle Laviana, Suffield High School, Suffield

·Grace Deneen and Christopher McLaughlin, Northwest Catholic High School, West Hartford

·Elizabeth Lagoy and Benjamin McMahon, Conard High School, West Hartford

·Caroline Reynolds and Reid Silverhart, William Hall High School, West Hartford

·Helen Stec and Brendan Stewart, Wethersfield High School, Wethersfield

·Mary Nelson and Stefan Keilich, Windsor High School, Windsor

·Rachel Loughran and Brett Sherman, Windsor Locks High School, Windsor Locks


“McDonald’s is proud to partner with CAS to honor this year’s high school scholar-athletes from all across Connecticut.  We congratulate the state’s top students who are prominent in their academic and athletic achievement,” says Rachel Deane, McDonald's owner/operator and president of the Connecticut and Western Massachusetts McDonald's Owner/Operator Association. 


The Connecticut High School Scholar-Athlete 2014 Awards Banquet is the largest program of its type in the state. Only one male and one female student are eligible for the award through a nomination from their principal for: demonstrating exemplary academic and athletic careers including participating in an interscholastic athletics; possessing personal standards and achievements that are a model to others; exhibiting outstanding school; and community service and carrying themselves with high levels of integrity, self-discipline and courage. 


About McDonald's

The Connecticut and Western Massachusetts McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association is comprised of local McDonald’s restaurant owners who are community and industry leaders. They have a long-standing commitment to supporting educational initiatives and organizations in the communities they serve, including providing resources to promote balanced, active lifestyles to kids and nutritional information for families. For more information, follow us on Facebook or Twitter @McD_CTWMA.


McDonald's USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 27 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at approximately 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter @McDonalds and Facebook www.facebook.com/mcdonalds.


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