Central High Freshman, Annabelle Davis, is one of 65 students being sent on full scholarship by the US Department of State to act as youth ambassadors to countries with significant Muslim populations through the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad program. Youth ambassadors will be placed in 13 countries across three continents, living with local families and attending local schools. Annabelle will be stationed in Thailand.
Timberlane 8th grade student, Sonja Michaluk was recently awarded first place in the 2016 DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition – Junior Division. Her essay, “Because Salamanders Cannot Speak for Themselves”, was selected from more than 9,000 entries.
Recently, Central High School senior Eric Jing received the Excellence in Biology Achievement Award from the Delaware Valley Science Council (DVSC). In November, Eric completed two intensive and difficult subject exams selected from among mathematics, biology, chemistry, or physics. Based upon the examination results, Eric was named a finalist and invited to attend a personal interview in January. The combined results of the examinations and personal interviews led to the selection of award recipients.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and its approximately 10,300 members around the world have recognized the Hopewell Valley Regional School District for the Support Music Merit Award in 2016 from the NAMM Foundation.