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Demonstrating Academic Excellence



The High School North community wishes our students of the month continued success in everything they do, It is an honor working with each of you.  

High School North Student of the Month

The High School North “Student of the Month” is chosen using a combination of staff survey and selection committee review. A monthly survey is sent out to teachers who not only nominate students but must provide reasons for their nominations. After nominations are received the Selection Committee reviews the monthly results along with the results from all of the previous monthly surveys. After careful consideration and deliberation students are selected for this prestigious award.

TR Schools

Excellence Through Action, You Make Us Proud!

September 2022- Angelina Amato and Devon Safeer

October 2022 - Dhruv Parikh & Alessandra (Sophie) Regenye

November 2022 - Juliana Gil and Daniel Kappock

December 2022 - Olivia Fraticelli and Ty Kazanowsky

 January 2023 - Gianna Shomali and Ryan Marino

See Student Bio's Below  

Student of the Month 2022 - 2023


Nick Walano - February 2023

Nick is an award winning member of both our State Champion Football and Varsity Lacrosse programs. He is active in Green Team, PAWs, and Buddy Club. An Honor Roll student, Nick will be continuing his education and Lacrosse career at Pace University.

Gianna Shomali - January 2023

Gianna Serves as the President of National Honor Society and is the Captain of our Varsity Swim Team. She is active in TEAM, Root N Shoots, and The Field of Dreams. Gianna has made Honor Honor Roll and earned Academic Letters throughout her career. Outside of school, she is a member of the Kean University Preparatory Symphony Orchestra. After graduation, Gianna plans of majoring in Biology, with hopes of becoming a Neurologist.


Ty Kazanowsky - December 2022

Ty is ranked 34th in the Class of 2023 and has achieved High Honor Roll every quarter throughout his High School Career. He serves as the Captain of both our Varsity Football and Baseball teams. He is extremely proud that he and his teammates won the Group 5 Football Championship last weekend. After graduation, Ty hopes to study Engineering and continue his football career on the college level.


Juliana Gil - November 2022

Juliana recently graduated early with honors from high school in Columbia before coming to High School North. She is happy to be in our ESL program and is working towards becoming bilingual. Juliana assists in our Guidance department and has received numerous academic and fellowship in her native country. Juliana hopes to join our Student Council and would like to be active with the Class of 2023. She hopes to study Nutrition after graduation.


Sophie Regenye - October 2022

Sophie serves as the Vice President of the Nautical Stars Theatre Company and the Treasurer of the Class of 2023. She has been inducted into National Honor Society. She is involved TEAM, International Thespian Society, and plays on our varsity soccer team. She has been voted, "Best All Around" by her classmates and plays violin in the Kean University Youth Orchestra. After graduation, Sophie would like to dual major in Kinesiology and Nutrition and hopes to be a Physical Therapist working with special needs children.


Devon Shafeer - September 2022

Devon is a member of our Math Team and has been a member of our Track Team. He is involved with the Rally For Barnegat Bay, a non-profit organization researching pollution in the Barnegat Bay and volunteers his time at Upchieve Tutoring. He has won the Rensselaer Award as well as 1st place in his grade level at The Ocean County Math League. Devon would like to study Pharmacy at Rutgers or BioMedical Engineering at Villanova.

Student of the Month 2022 - 2023


Kyran Thievon - February 2023

Kyran served as the Captain of both our soccer and swim teams. She is active in National Honor Society, Student Council, Captain’s Crew, TEAM, the Class of 2023, and Mariner Maniacs. Kyran is an AP Scholar with Honor and has had perfect attendance since the 6th grade. She will be continuing her education and soccer career at Sacred Heart University in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program.

Ryan Marino - January 2023

Ryan serves as the Pit Leader for our Mariner Maniacs. He is a two year varsity letter winner in Lacrosse and is active in Paws, and our Buddy Club. Ryan has achieved Honor Roll and Academic Letters throughout his high school career and has been voted "Most School Spirited" by the Class of 2023. Ryan plans to attend Ocean County College as an Education Major.


Olivia Fraticelli - December 2022

Olivia is ranked 18th in the Class of 2023 and has been inducted into National Honor Society. She is a member of TEAM, Student Council, Captain's Crew, and the Class of 2023. She serves as the Captain of our Varsity Field Hockey team and received All Shore and All State honors. This season, Olivia broke the Shore Conference All Time Scoring record and has been named the Shore Conference Player of the Year! Olivia will be continuing her education and field hockey career at Rutgers University while majoring in Health Sciences with a minor in Biology.


Daniel Kappock - November 2022

Dan is the founder and Co-President of the Baking Club, the founder and President of the Gardening Club, and the Vice President of the Mindful Mariners Yoga and Wellness Club. Dan has been inducted into National Honor Society and elected Treasurer. Dan is active in Roots & Shoots, our Writing Center and has been named an AP Scholar with Honor. After graduation, Dan would like to study Environmental Engineering at either the Georgia Institute of Technology or Duke University.


Dhruv Parikh - October 2022

Dhruv serves as our Student Council President and as the Secretary of the Class of 2023. He has been inducted into National Honor Society and is active in TEAM as well as Authentic Science Research. He has been honored as Congressional Gold Medal Award winner, New Jersey State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish recipient, and an AP Scholar with Honor. Dhruv hopes to major in Biology/Pre-Med at either Brown, Rutgers, or Penn State University.


Angelina Amato - September 2022

Angelina has been inducted into the National Honor Society and is a member of the Class of 2023, TEAM, Field of Dreams, TAKS, and Key Club. She serves as our Thespian Troupe President and is Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Thespian Officer Board. She volunteers at her church as well as Exit 82 and was named Outstanding Soloist at Festival Disney 2022. Angelina hopes to major in Music Industry Studies after graduation.