News 12 NJ Scholar-Athlete 2019-2020 End of Year Honors

News 12 New Jersey held its annual Scholar-Athlete awards banquet virtually this year due to the pandemic.

News 12 Staff

Jun 17, 2020, 12:06 AM

Updated 1,490 days ago

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The News 12 New Jersey 2019-2020 scholar-athletes are some of the best and brightest from across the state. Although their senior year didn't end the way they had hoped, the legacy they'll leave at their high schools and in their communities will be felt for a long time.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, News 12 New Jersey was only able to feature 25 students this year. The annual awards banquet was unfortunately canceled. So to celebrate the finalists, News 12 decided to do it virtually.
NEWS 12 NJ SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR:
Jordan Totten of Old Bridge High School wins a $6,000 scholarship courtesy of the NJEA. She is attending Georgia Tech in the fall.
FINALISTS:
Each finalist receives a $1,000 Scholarship Courtesy of the NJEA
Daniel Duncan - North Plainfield High School - Attending Princeton University
Amanda Medvetz - Carteret High School - Attending Wagner
Patrick Passalacqua - Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan - Attending Columbia University
Izabella Peralta - Lakeland High School - Attending the Naval Academy
Congratulations to all of the amazing scholar-athletes this year. On behalf of News 12 New Jersey and the NJEA, we are confident you will all do great things in the future.
Carina Afonso - East Side High School
Nick Babin - Emerson High School
Jessica Cifelli - South River High School
Sarah Cullen - Livingston High School
Emma Hilton - Arthur L. Johnson High School
David Hoyt - Dover High School
Matt Johnson - Jefferson Township High School
Oliver Lilly - Willingboro High School
Kari Malatak - West Milford High School
Grace Miller - Morristown High School
Ashley Montouro - Edison High School
Mia Padberg - Montclair High School
Leanna Pede - East Brunswick Tech
Anna Prilutsky - McNair Academic
Mariela Rivera - Cliffside Park High School
Brandon Rodriguez - Matawan High School
Evan Smith - Butler High School
Caroline Tamasi - Hopewell Valley High School
Ryan Wachter - Delran High School
Libby Witham - New Egypt High School


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