Eight members of the senior class at Stuart Country Day School have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Senior Laurel Pellegrino of Lambertville was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The nationwide pool of more than 1.3 million semifinalists represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors and is made up of the highest scoring entrants in each state.
Other Stuart Country Day School seniors were recognized as scholastically talented and named Commended Students. They are, Mary Earl of Lawrenceville, Leslie Hart of Cranbury, Kavita Mathews of Princeton, Sofia Medina of Lawrenceville, Illeana Ojeda of West Windsor, Alexandra Pintchouk of Lawrenceville, and Alexandra Tully of Princeton.
Deborah I. Fine of Princeton, president of Avon Future, received the Corporate Leadership Award at the first annual American Legacy Foundation Honors, November 24 at Cipriani in New York. The gala honored individuals who are committed to advancing the foundation's mission to build a world where young people reject tobacco. As president of Avon Future, Ms. Fine is responsible for launching Mark, the new direct-selling beauty line targeted to young women 16-24, and for forging a partnership between Mark and Circle of Friends, an American Legacy Foundation program aimed at reducing smoking among young women.
Sarah Sweet, daughter of John and Sharon Sweet of Princeton, has enrolled in graduate school at Westminster Choir College. While a student at Westminster, she will be a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir, which will perform several times this season with the New York Philharmonic. Ms. Sweet earned a bachelor's degree from Roberts Wesleyan College.
Sean Jason Welski of Princeton is one of 41 Franklin & Marshall students named as outstanding national leaders in the 2004 Edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Selection is based on academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for continued success.
The son of Joseph and Eleanor Welski of Princeton, Mr. Welski is a 2000 graduate of Princeton High School. He is a senior English and philosophy double major, editor of the College Reporter student newspaper, the recipient of the Buchanan Scholarship, and a Dana Scholar.
Wake Forest University senior Douglas Myers has received the Calloway School of Business and Accountancy's Teague Scholarship for Entrepreneurship for 2003-04. The annual scholarship, worth $1,000, is funded by the Oscar B. Teague and Mossie S. Teague Foundation.
Mr. Myers, a graduate of Princeton Day School,
founded the company Score Raising Programs with his brother in
1999. The company develops programs for graphing calculators that
aid in SAT preparation and test-taking.