Student achievers in the Capital Region
Originally Published by Timesunion.com.
Rebecca Akinwale, Schenectady, was named valedictorian at the Albany Leadership Charter School Class of 2021. She will attend Syracuse University in the fall.
Kelsey Hinderliter leads the top 10 at Broadalbin-Perth schools, with a final GPA of over 100. The others are Lilian Mitchell, Aubrey Jennings, Bethany Costanzo, Sarah Larsen, Riley Eipp, Macie Pasquarelli, Alexis Smith, Michaela Staie and Isaiah Blackmon.
Avi Bagchi, Loudonville, a junior at Shaker High School, has been selected for the STEM Enhancement in Earth and Space Sciences summer internship at the University of Texas in Austin’s Center for Space
Art contest winner
Yaelis R., 6, of Amsterdam, is a winner for her Uni-Bat creation in a national art contest sponsored by Time4Learning, the national online homeschooling curriculum.
Art league scholarship awards
Henry Tetteh, Latham, a senior at Shaker High School in Latham and Enzo Lontoc, Albany, a senior at Colonie Central High School in Colonie, are recipients of the 2021 Colonie Art League Scholarship Awards. Tetteh plans to study architecture, Lontoc plans to study
digital art and animation.
Regional Envirothon Competition winners
County Winner as well as the Grand Champions of the regional event in the Saratoga Regional Envirothon Competition, held virtually this year. The team is eligible to compete in the virtual NY State Envirothon Competition on May 25 through 28. Members of the team include Zach Baskin, Erin Battaglia, Celine Cammarere, Jakob Nichols,
Alyssa Stoffel and Cameron McKay (alternate).
The NY State Envirothon, sponsored by the New York State Soil and Water Conservation Districts, is designed to test students’ knowledge and understanding of natural resource issues within state.
Women in Business award
Shivani Patel, a junior at the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, is the recipient of the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business award by The Zonta Club of Albany. The scholarship is presented to women undertaking business studies who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. The Zonta Club of Albany presents a $1,000 award and submits the winner to the District, where the winner receives $2,000.
Giovanni B. Anastasio, Albany; Katherine J. Bablin; Casey Bariteau, East Greenbush; Megan R. Bloom, Troy; Rebecca N. Cropsey, Schenectady; Christian P. DiBiase, Ravena; Anthony A. DiIanne, Latham; William M. Doody, Albany; Madison J. Elia, Albany; Carley R. Estep, Preston Hollow; Heather L. Fowler, Albany; Charlotte Gates, Troy; Angela R. Gocs-Yowell, Albany; Kaitlyn R. Jesmonth, Albany; Delaney A. Kendrick, Cohoes; Jacob D. Lewis, Troy; Rhianna M. Martin, Rensselaer; Meghan E. McKosky, East Greenbush; Samia B. Montgomery, Troy; Vanessa M. Moss, Latham; Emily M. O’Brien, Schaghticoke; Paul M. Pennacchia, Schenectady; Michelle D. Quiachon, Watervliet; Chris R. Rinaldi, Latham; Erika L. Roney, Voorheesville; Adam Tatar, Averill Park; Annarudi Ugino, Latham; Patrick C. Winslow, Guilderland and Ryan A. Zampella, Coeymans Hollow
Katherine L. Abel, Albany; Arahtu R. Abunaw, Latham; Robert J. Ackerman, Watervliet; Olivia G. Bonanni, Watervliet; Ashley N. Bradt, Cohoes; Devin M. Campbell, Schenectady; Olivia S. Gulotty, Voorheesville; Maya Z. Herr, Voorheesville; Jacob R. Keel, Glenmont; David J. Lansing, Latham;
Sarah K. Novak, Albany; Jessica L. Nowak, Albany; Isabella L. Phayre-Gonzalez, Albany; Colby R. Plant, Albany; Madison L. Pleat,
Albany; Anthony M. Poveda, Albany; Matthew Prince, Watervliet; Kimberly E. Reilly, Latham; Lucas C. Richard, Albany; Jenn Robilotto,
Albany; Emily T. Russell, Delmar;
Aidan O. Savage, Delmar; Emily K. Shafer, Altamont; Sophie L. Simmons, Albany; Sophie C. Terwilliger, Albany; Cameron B. Topliffe, Albany; Madison Tracey, Ravena; Theodore M. Vankampen, Latham; Evelina R. Welch, Medusa; April R. White, Albany; Julia E. Bariteau, East Greenbush; Maggie E. Bulmer, Troy; Molly K. DeMarco, East Greenbush; Alexander R. DiDonato, Hoosick Falls; Maeve Doin, Troy; Michael D. Gendron, Troy;
Pierce M. Hurd, West Sand Lake; Connor E. McGarvey, Castleton on Hudson; Emily M. Olds, Castleton; Thomas R. Pemrick, Troy; Savanna K.
Roehr, Rensselaer and Kira J. Weston, Rensselaer
– Compiled by Azra Haqqie