2016 Senior Celebration!

On June 9th we recognized our graduating seniors with praise, scholarships and pride as 98% of our graduates are heading to a two or four year college/university and 2% are joining the military.

Scholarships awarded included:
Founders Award
The Founder’s Award is given in honor of Lou Allen, founder of the Science and Technology Magnet High School. As founder, he had the foresight, determination, and perseverance to bring to fruition the 1st STEM high school in Southeastern CT. The recipient is an individual who has a robust work ethic, a strong desire to give back to their community, is supportive of others, creative, and has overcome obstacles. This individual is pursuing a career in a STEM related field and is attending an accredited 2 or 4 year degree program or certification program.
Recipients: QUENTIN COMMANDER AND FELICIA TIMPANO


Alumni Award
This award is given annually to an STMHS student who proves to be a leader amongst their peers and exhibits a passionate will to give back to the New London community and help in its growth and improvement. Given on behalf of the STMHS alumni Association, which serves as an integration and networking resource for alumni, and a partner of the school and greater community.
Recipient: ACHILLES ADAMS

Ginny Winans Award
This award is given in honor of Ginny Winans, a retired Special Education Teacher at STMHS. It is given to the student who demonstrates the value of dedication and perserverance; who respects, mentors and treats all with extreme kindness; and who has the desire to pursue excellence even in the face of adversity.
Recipient: JEFFREY DRUMMOND

 Barbara Major Award
The Barbara Major Scholarship is given in memory of Barbara Major and her commitment to the student athletes of New London Public Schools. This individual is in good academic standing and going to college to major in a STEM related field.
Recipient: AIDAN HURLEY

 Robert Nenna Award
This award  is given in memory  of Coach Bob Nenna and his contribution of 50 years dedicated to the youth of NL. Coach Nenna is fondly remembered by athletes as having an unselfish commitment to NL athletes and an understanding yet no-nonsense approach to success. Coach Nenna is responsible for planning and creating the NL Athletic Complex. He is the epitome of a Whaler. It is given to a STMHS graduate that is planning on going to college and exhibits the spirit and passion that Coach Nenna possessed.
Recipient: PARKER CLARK

John Mahon Award
This award  is given annually to the STMHS student who overcame their fear of public speaking to give an outstanding Senior Capstone presentation. Given in the memory of Capt. John B. Mahon, a long time advisory board member with a passion for public speaking. Capt. Mahon gave his time and expertise to help students polish and deliver superior presentations.
Recipients: JANKI PATEL AND MORGAN WILKOS

Margaret O’Shea Scholarship
This award is given annually to the STMHS student who has overcome numerous hardships in life, but who has maintained a focus on academic excellence in spite of these obstacles.  Given in honor of Margaret O’Shea, whose knowledge of curriculum and instruction has influenced the STMHS academic program.
Recipient: FREDERICK PACHECO

Valerie Tamano Award
Given annually to the student who has enthusiastically excelled at meeting intellectual and social challenges, while exhibiting a strong penchant for community learning coupled with Whaler Pride.  This award is given on behalf of Valerie Tamano, a New London High School alumni, who is well known for her devotion to the students and staff of the New London Public Schools.
Recipient: DELANEY MCPHAIL

 Laurelle Texidor Award
Given annually to a student who, through unrelenting perseverance and resilience, has achieved the goals that he or she established , leading to an academic and social profile of distinction.  Given in honor of Laurelle Texidor, and STMHS devotee and supporter since its inception.
Recipient: VINAY PATEL

Richard Uguccioni Scholarship
Given annually by the Uguccioni family in memory of their late father, Richard Uguccioni . He was a well-known civic leader who was instrumental in the creation of the STMHS.  The recipient displays the attributes of community service and the pursuit of knowledge.
Recipient: ROY STARKS

Charles Winans Award
This award is given  in memory of her brother Charles Winans to  a student who has demonstrated responsibility, a positive attitude, and unrelenting dedication in all he or she pursues.
Recipient: REY PIERRE-LOUIS

STMHS Faculty Scholarship
Given annually by the STMHS faculty to a student who has, in a quiet and unassuming manner, contributed to the overall success of the school.
Recipient: QUENTIN COMMANDER

PRESIDENT OF NEW LONDON BOARD OF  EDUCATION                 MARGARET CURTIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Recipient:   CHAREE OSBORNE

Joseph N. Sachatello, III Memorial Award

Joe Sachatello, a police officer with the Montville Police Department from August 2000 - January 2003, performed his duties with enthusiasm and a passion for helping people.  The recipient of this scholarship demonstrates these same qualities, as well as serving in a  formal leadership role in our school.   He or she is a community minded individual who is very motivated and responsible and puts in time above and beyond what is expected.
Recipients: SARAH HERNANDEZ AND ASHANTI ROBINSON

 Copperwood Grill Award
This award  is given to a student who is in good academic standing  and has a strong desire to further their education.
Recipients: PATRICIA OBAS AND J’LISE POTTER

 Director’s Award
This award is given to a Student who is chosen by the Director, who fully braced the opportunities offered to all students at STMHS, and has gone above and beyond our already high expectations in meeting these rigorous challenges.
Recipients: CHRISTIAN CONNORS

PREVIOUSLY AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION:


Glenn Moon Scholarship: 
Francisco Javier Santos
Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship: Kathryn Elizabeth Ashbey
Cumberland Farms Scholarship: Kathryn Elizabeth Ashbey
Elks Scholarship: Kathryn Elizabeth Ashbey, Yesha R. Patel, & Sarah Patricia Hernandez & Luis Francisco Bloise
Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce Student Leader: Kathryn Elizabeth Ashbey
Nick Woviotis Memorial Scholarship: Kobe Robert Haley & Connor Joseph Heap
Black Pilots of America Scholarship: Roy Walter Starks
Bank of America Scholarship: Gabriel Cortorreal
Charter Oak Credit Union Scholarship: Matrix  Orion Santiago
Ironworkers Scholarship: Matrix  Orion Santiago

 

Other Scholarships were awarded during Class Day Awards on Monday, June 13, 2016.

 

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