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Albany High inducts 93 into National Honor Society

ALBANY, N.Y. (May 9, 2018) -- A total of 93 academic superstars were inducted into Albany High School's Arista Chapter of the National Honor Society on Tuesday and 25 of those students received class awards.


The students, all juniors, are eligible for National Honor Society because each has maintained an overall academic average of 89.5 or higher.


The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 to help create a better-rounded student who would be willing to put his or her talents to work serving others in society. Albany High’s Arista Chapter was formed in 1957 and admitted 15 students in its first group of inductees.


The following awards were presented Tuesday:

  • Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award – Kevin Thomas

  • Bay Path College Presidential Book Award – Aine Haugh

  • Bryn Mawr Presidential Book Award – Emma Russell

  • Harvard Book Prize – Piro Gusho

  • RIT Creativity and Innovation Award – Gilad Asal and Janara Delima

  • RIT Computing Medal – Alexander Casciotti and Danielle Farleigh

  • RPI Award – Jason Eveleth

  • Student Sage Scholar Award – Su Meh and Claire Patnaude

  • University of Rochester Frederick Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Award – Jennifer Powell

  • University of Rochester Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology – Adam Aleksic


The National Honor Society inductees, listed in alphabetical order, are:


Rawan Abdullah Bria Holloman Danielle Pottinger
Israel Akande Abdullah Hood Jennifer Powell
Ali Al Khazaly Francis Hung Mang Rachael Prosper
Vaughn Albert Jahirul Islam Skyy Rivas
Adam Aleksic Anija Jacotin Ronnell Royall
Mouda Al-Zayden Manuela Jimenez Emma Russell
Gilad Asal Caleb John Carly-Alyssa Ryan
Barak Binyamin Mehreen Khan Saiful Saif
Marl Brillo Mackenzie Lawrence Moe Sandar
Samuel Bromirski Kyle Mikael Lee Victoria Saunders
William Bulmer Jeffrey Lembo Trishia Faye Serrano
Jonas Cabahug Ondia Logan Jackson Shyaka
Mary Cabuhat Julie Mahoney Theologjia Sofi
Michael Campbell Leigh Mark Manantan Vashti Sooknanan
Alexander Cascotti Afnan Masih Justin Sorese
Mazin Chater Jonathan Masih Serigne Sow
JoannConsuello Eniyah Mathews Agnes Sowah
Vladimir Contreras Ventura Su Meh Fiona Streznewski
Paul Criscione Ma Ella Ann Mirandilla Elli Sol Strich
Jacob Dayag Carlos Morocho Casey Su-Morrill
Janara Aila Delima Camilo Mosquera-Ferry Kevin Thomas
Marie Sealtiel Delima Aaron Murray Valerie Torres
Michal Drucker Irene Nelson Nicolette Ucci
Yonatan Eligberg John Morven Nocus Quinn Urich
Jason Eveleth Briola Nugent Ivan Paul Mari Vergonia
Danielle Farleigh Amijahna Nugent Eliezer Wildman
Jacklyn Flynn Damir Oliver Peter Wiley
Heather Fowlder Othman Othman Donnetria Williams
Noah Greenblatt Byron Pantin Shakari Yogendran
Piro Gusho Claire Patnaude  
Jasmin Harrison Karl Patrick Pedralvez  













































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Congratulations to these high-flyers!


The mission of the City School District of Albany is to work in partnership with our diverse community to engage every learner in a robust educational program designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district serves more 9,600 students in 18 elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic opportunities for students, including four themed academies at Albany High School.

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