Demonstrating Academic Excellence

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Congrats! 

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.

See Bio's Below



 Excellence Through Action, You Make Us Proud!


  • June 2021- Nicolette Giordano and Alessandro DiLeo
  • May 2021- Dani Walano and Nate Cook
  • April 2021-  Michael Indovina and Amanda Brodsky
  • March 2021- Gianna Morse and Alek Duriske
  • February 2021- Morgan Keller and Gavin Redgrave
  • January 2021- Aslhey Molina Coronado and John O'Donnell
  • December 2020- Molly Nide and Svah Shah
  • November 2020- Rebecca Mendoza and Ved Jain
  • October 2020- Kaitlyn Marro and Michael Tresvalles
  • September 2020- Krishna Parikh and Hannah Kaufman
  • May 2020- Crystal Pan and Vinny Palmeri
  • April 2020 - Sarah Gascho and Eduardo Ramirez
  • March 2020 - Cameron King and Joseph Lembo
  • February 2020 - Shauna Deming and William Fleury
  • January 2020 -  Maura Kilfeather and Anthony Vivolo
  • December 2019 - Riley McKeon and Jax DiEugenio
  • November 2019 - Amanda McCorkindale and Ray Carlson
  • October 2019 - Paige Farley and Jeff Cheng
  • September 2019 -  Vivian Nguyen and Sakshi Parikh
  • June 2019 - Ayanna Yhap and Andrew Cafarell
  • May 2019 - Kyle Smith and Sophia Valeo
  • April 2019 -  Christopher Quinn and Madison Bennert
  • March 2019 - Jenna Paul and Sam Angelo
  • February 2019 - Madison Turunen and Chad Payba
  • January 2019 - Gianna Daniele and Zachary Dougherty
  • December 2018 - Yna Tresvalles and Mohammad Ali Soltani
  • November 2018 - Jordan Sammarco and Stavon Drew
  • October 2018 - John Green and Shannon Culbert
  • September 2018 - Riya Shah and McKayla Yoo
  • June 2018 - Leena Domadia and Devon Shapiro
  • May 2018 - Kaitlyn Massarelli and Ian Briggs
  • April 2018 - Phoebe Payba and Kolin Thievon
  • March 2018 - Danika Ibarrola and Daniel Siebern
  • February 2018 -  Sarah Lomer and Matthew Koerner
  • January 2018 - Jenna Royson and Jonathan Vogel
  • December 2017 - Michaela Porter and Luke Sulsenti
  • November 2017 - Daryn Blackwell and Casey Finnegan
  • October 2017 - Victor Colasurdo and Corinne Montanaro
  • September 2017 - Kelly George and Daniel Lee
  • June 2017 - Matthew Glassoff and Madyson Reilly
  • May 2017 - Emily Pasqualetto and Joseph Signorelli
  • April 2017 - Kaitlyn Dawson and Kenneth Faber
  • March 2017 -  Calleigh McGinley and Darrion Carrington
  • February 2017 - Karly Congero and Ian Sloan
  • January 2017 - Emily Federici and Aaron Espinosa
  • December 2016 - Alexis Colasurdo and Matthew Signorelli
  • November 2016 - Kyleigh Conroy and Shaurya Kumar
  • October 2016 - Stephanie Riche and Justin Farley
  • September 2016 - Christine Apostolico and Michael DeVita

Student of the Month 2020 - 2021

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Alessandro DiLeo June 2021

Alessandro has been a member of our soccer team, FBLA, and Captain's Crew. He has been nominated for Boy's State and achieved the Seal of Bi-Literacy. Alessandro has perfect attendance and has won FBLA-PBL Regional Placement in both 2020 and 2021. He will attending Kean University on a full tuition scholarship as a finance major.
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Dani Walano May 2021

Dani has served as a Captain of our Cheerleading team as well as the Class of 2021 Treasurer. Throughout high school she has been involved in Lacrosse, TEAM, History Club, and Captain's Crew. Dani has been inducted into NHS and has earned Academic Letters throughout her high school career. Outside of school, she volunteers her time at Saint Catherine's Church as a teaching Assistant. Dani will be attending Monmouth University as Business Administration major with a concentration in Marketing and Management.
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Michael Indovina April 2021

Michael has been inducted into the National Honor Society and the International Thespian Society. He is a member of Nautical Stars Theatre Company, Polaris, and the Fine Arts strand of our Arts Academy. He has earned the Seal of Biliteracy and has been a regional competitor at Poetry Out Loud at the Count Basie Theatre. Michael’s poem, “Little Sister” and his pen and ink artwork, “The Wolf” will be featured at this year’s New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival this spring. Michael is still deciding between Drew University and Wesleyan University, majoring in English and Visual Arts.

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Gianna Morse March 2021

Gianna is an officer in PAWS and is a member of Captain's Crew, the Class of 2021, History Club, Ski Club, Mariner Maniacs, TEAM, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Throughout her high school career she has been a member of our Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Basketball, Field Hockey, and Track teams. She has received her Academic Letter and achieved High Honor Roll status. Outside of school Gianna volunteers in the Challenger Basketball League and the Best Dat Foundation. She will be attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst as a Nutrition major.
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Gavin Redgrave February 2021

Gavin is a member of our Varsity Football and Track programs. He is involved as a youth instructor with his church and volunteers at the Fulfill Food Bank every Friday. In his spare time, Gavin coaches youth flag football each fall and spring. He is an Australian Citizen and lived there for a year when he was 12. This past summer Gavin represented our school as a Boys State Delegate. Academically, he is an excellent student achieving High Honor every marking period throughout high school. Gavin is currently considering Penn State, The University of Delaware, New Jersey Institute of Technology, or Rowan University as a Mechanical Engineering major.
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Aslhey Molina Coronado January 2021

Aslhey is originally from Costa Rica. She moved to the United States one year ago. She enjoys learning new things, a new culture, and being able to communicate with people in a new language. Aslhey has adjusted well to our school and curriculum achieving High Honor Roll every marking period. She hopes to attend the EU Business School in Spain, majoring in International Relations.
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Svar Shah December 2020

Svar serves as President of our National Honor Society and as the Vice President of FBLA. He is the Captain of our Varsity Tennis team and is involved with the Math League, Student Council, Roots N Shoots, Captain's Crew, and the Class of 2021. Outside of school Svar volunteers with SAHELI 4 Toms River and Ocean Medical Center. He is an AP Scholar with Honors and has received The Congressional Silver Award. After graduation, Svar would like to study Neuroscience or Biology at the University of Chicago, with the hopes of becoming a Neurologist.

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Rebecca Mendoza November 2020

Rebecca is a member of our Varsity Tennis team and is active in the Class of 2021, Roots & Shoots, and Captain's Crew. She is a member of the Writer's Club and volunteered at Fresenius Medical Care. Rebecca has achieved High Honor Roll throughout high school and is currently ranked 8th in the senior class. She was recently named an AP Scholar with Honor. In addition to academics, she is bilingual in Tagalog, and has musical experience in chorale, guitar, piano, and violin. After graduation, Rebecca plans to attend Ocean County College through the NJ Stars Program before transferring to Rowan University majoring in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
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Kaitlyn Marro October 2020

Kaitlyn is a clarinet player in our marching band. She is involved in TEAM, Captain’s Crew, Class of 2021, and Key Club. Outside of school, she volunteers her time at the Presbyterian Church of Toms River and at the Ocean County Library’s SAIL Program. Kaitlyn will be inducted into National Honor Society, is an AP Scholar, and has received an Academic Letter every year throughout High School. She would like to attend college in either Maryland or Virginia majoring in Business Administration.
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Krishna Parikh September 2020

Krishna serves as the Secretary of the Class of 2021 and is a TEAM Senior-in-Charge. She is a member of our Varsity Girls Tennis team and is a Writing Center tutor. Krishna is an AP Scholar with Honor, recipient of the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, Congressional Gold Award Medalist, Waksman Student Scholar, and attended New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences online this past summer. Outside of school: Krishna is a tutor at Kumon, volunteers at an adult community rehab center, and is part of a charitable organization in her Indian community. After graduation She hopes to major in Biochemistry on the Pre-Med track, specializing in oncology. 
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Crystal Pan May 2020

Crystal serves as our Student Council Vice President. She is a member of FBLA, TEAM, School Store, and runs spring track. She was inducted into National Honor Society and is a National Merit Commended Scholar. Crystal is an AP Scholar with Honors and received the AP We Serve Award. She has been published on NCBI and the Research Journal on NJ GSET and MIT IEEE. Crystal was chosen as a Governor School of Engineering and Technology Scholar as well as a Waksman Student Scholar. Outside of school, Crystal is an Ocean County Library volunteer. She will be attending Princeton University and mostly likely will be a STEM major.
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Eduardo Ramirez April 2020

Eduardo enjoys playing basketball and volleyball. He is an honor roll student and is very proud of his efforts and how well he has done at High School North after moving to the United States just three years ago. He has achieved the Seal of Biliteracy as well as the Ocean County Unsung Hero Award. Eduardo will be attending Ocean County College in the fall where he hopes to study Criminal Justice and play volleyball. Ultimately, he hopes to become a State Trooper.
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Cameron King March 2020

Cameron King served as Captain of our swim team and is a member of Book Club, Roots and Shoots, and Theatre. She was voted “Class Artist” and received Honorable Mention recognition for her work at the Ocean County Teen Arts Festival. Cameron is a proud member of the Ocean County Artists Guild. She plans on majoring in Nursing at either James Madison University or Ramapo College. Cameron hopes for a career in nursing as well as writing so that she can share her love of reading with others.
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Bill Fleury February 2020

Bill serves as the Captain of both our Swim and Golf Teams. He is a member of TEAM, Captain’s Crew, and Roots N Shoots. He has been inducted into the National Honor Society and has achieved Honor Roll status every marking period throughout high school. He is undecided on a school but would like to major in Finance.
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Maura Kilfeather January 2020

Maura is a member of Student Council, History Club, Captain’s Crew, works in our school store, and has been a swim team manager. She has been inducted into National Honor Society and is a volunteer at Both Ocean County Library and Monmouth Medical Center. Outside of school, Maura has been dancing since the first grade and enjoys Irish Step Dancing. She hopes to major in Elementary Education/ Administration at Appalachian State University or The College of New Jersey.
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Jax DiEugenio December 2019

Jax has been a three term class officer with the Class of 2020. He has been active in Student Council, Interact, Roots & Shoots, Captain's Crew, DNA Club, Orchestra and plays on our Tennis Team. He has been inducted into National Honor Society and has served as one of our school's RYLA representatives. Jax has been honored as a member of Governor's STEM Academy as a top 100 STEM student in New Jersey. Additionally, he has received the DAR Good Citizen Award, the AP We Serve Award, and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award. After graduation, Jax plans to dual major in Journalism and Biology.    
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Amanda McCorkindal November 2019

Amanda currently serves as the Captain of our varsity field hockey team and Treasurer of National Honor Society. She is also active in TEAM, Captain’s Crew, and Interact. Outside of school, she volunteers with the Pleasant Plains Fire Department. Amanda has achieved High Honor Roll during every marking period and received a certificate of merit from the Society of Women Engineers. After graduation, Amanda hopes to attend the University of Miami and major in Architectural Engineering
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Jeff Cheng October 2019

Jeff Is a member of FBLA, Student Council, and Roots And Shoots. He has been designated as an AP Scholar with Honor and has been named a Waxman Scholar. Jeff has published three sequences with the National Center for Biotechnology. After graduation, Jeff would like to major in Engineering at Cornell University.  
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Vivian Nguyen September 2019

Vivian serves as our Student Council Treasurer and as the manager for our swim teams. She is a TEAM Senior In Charge, Writing Center Tutor, and has been inducted into National Honor Society. Vivian is a recipient of the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, an AP Scholar with Distinction, and is a black belt in Taekwondo. Outside of school she volunteers as a tutor at Mathnasium. After graduation, she hopes to major in either Law or Pharmacy.
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Kyle Smith May 2019

Kyle is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. He has achieved High Honor status during every quarter of his high school career and has been named an AP Scholar. An avid fisherman, Kyle won the 19th annual NJBBA Fishing Tournament and recently set a tournament record with 18 final caught. He is currently ranked 7th in the class of 2019 with a 5.2 GPA and is very proud of his 103.3 average in Calculus. Kyle will be attending Stockton University on a full scholarship and majoring in either Environmental Science or Biology
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Chris Quinn April 2019

Chris is a 2nd Lieutenant in our Military Club and a Petty Officer 2nd Class in the US Naval Sea Cadet Corp. He is a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has received the Good Citizens Award 2019 from the Daughters of the American Revolution. In his spare time, Chris volunteers at the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen. He has accepted an appointment to the US Merchant Marine Academy and will major in Marine Transportation.
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Sam Angelo March 2019

Sam is a member of our varsity swimming (Captain) and baseball teams, Root N’ Shoots, and FBLA. He has been inducted into National Honor Society and has made the Honor Roll every quarter of his high School career. Outside of school, Sam volunteers at a local soup kitchen and helping kids to learn to play baseball. Sam will be attending Montclair State University in the fall and majoring in Business and Finance.
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Chad Payba February 2019

Chad has been a member of the All South Jersey Regional Orchestra every year since the 8th grade. He currently serves as the first cello. He is the Principal Cellist for the Garden State Philharmonic and was elected to the 2017 All State Orchestra. A member of our Chess and Science Clubs, Chad has achieved High Honor Roll status during every marking period of his high school career. He is currently undecided regarding his plans for next year.

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Zachary Dougherty January 2019

Zachary is the President and founder of TRN’s Democratic Club. He is involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County, Student Council, and History Club. He is an Eagle Scout and is proud to have been ranked as the “6th most Influential Millennial in New Jersey Politics” by Insider NJ. He is the founder of New Jersey’s March for our Lives and is the Vice Chairman of the New Jersey High School Democrats. Zach has worked side by side with our state senate and governor in the effort to reduce gun violence. After graduation, Zach would like to major in Political Science at American, Rutgers, or Monmouth University
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Mohammad Ali Soltani December 2018

Mohammad Ali is co-captain and third board on our chess team and is a member of our tennis team. He has received the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award and has been named to the High Honor Roll for every quarter of his high school career. Outside of school he enjoys volunteering at our local animal shelter. Mohammad Ali hopes to attend either Georgia Tech University or the University of Michigan, majoring in Aerospace Engineering.
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Stavon Drew November 2018

Stavon currently serves as the President of the Class of 2019. He is a member of Big Brothers/Big Sisters and has been a mainstay of both our football and track programs over the last four years. He has been honored to serve as team captain in both sports. Outside of school, Stavon is a member of Boy Scout Crew 129. After graduation, he would like to attend Campbell University, majoring in Biology/Pre-Optometry.
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John Green October 2018

John is a four year member of our varsity hockey team. He is proud to have been named a captain of the 2018-19 team. He serves as the president of both Interact and the History Club. He is a member of National Honor Society, captain’s Crew, Roots and Shoots, and TEAM. John is currently visiting schools and would like to major in either Physical Therapy or Education.
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McKayla Yoo September 2018

McKayla competes in alpine skiing and enjoys training in the martial arts. She has created a charity drive, Clothes 4 Kids, which benefits orphanages in South Korea. Last winter McKayla won state recognition for her short story, “Persephone” in an annual Scholastic Writing Competition. She enjoys learning new languages and likes to draw in her free time. She is applying early action to Georgetown University and plans to double majoring in Economics and English.
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Devon Shapiro June 2018

Devon played varsity soccer and has served as the President of the Class of 2018. He is a member of Captain’s Crew, National Honor Society, Writing Center and Science League. He has made High Honor Roll or Honor Roll every marking period. He will be attending King’s College and majoring in Chemistry.
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Dan Siebern March 2018

Dan is very involved in theatre, serving as the STO for the state of NJ Thespians. She is proud of his involvement in the “Good Kids” project and is a member of NHS. After graduation, he will be attending Lehigh University and majoring in engineering. Dan would like to encourage everyone to come see The Adam’s Family on March 15, 16, and 17.
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Matthew Koerner February 2018

Matthew has been involved with cross country and winter track throughout his school career. He currently serves as the Treasurer of National Honor Society and is a TEAM, Senior in Charge. Matthew received the AP Scholar Award and would like to major in computer science in college.
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Jonathan Vogel January 2018

Jonathan currently serves as the president of Nautical Stars Theatre Company. This fall he was a captain of our cheerleading team. Additionally, Jonathan is a member of National Honor Society and the Class of 2018. He will be majoring in Chemistry at the College of New Jersey next fall.
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Luke Sulsenti December 2017

Luke is very active in theatre at High School North and is the president of International Thespian Society Troope #7455. This season he will be directing our school musical, “The Addams Family” after writing and directing our fall play, “Stronger Than The Storm.” Luke is a varsity pole vaulter and has performed as our school mascot, “Salty” throughout his high school career. After graduation, he would like to study animation at the School of Visual Arts and hopes to someday have his own cartoon on Netflix.  
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Daryn Blackwell November 2017

Daryn is a four year member of both our Football and Track teams. He participates in Big Brothers/Big Sisters and has been named a finalist in the Heart of a Giant campaign this fall. Daryn would like to attend a four year college and major in Sports management
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Victor Colasurdo October 2017

Victor serves as the Vice-President of the Class of 2018 and is the co-editor of the Captain’s Log. He is also involved in TEAM, Captain’s Crew, Mariner Maniacs, and SAAD. As member of nautical Stars Theatre Company, Victor has been involved several productions. He is proud to have received a Papermill Playhouse nomination for his performance in Bring It On. After graduation, Victor would like to attend NYU or Pace University, majoring in Acting with a minor in Journalism.
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Daniel Lee September 2017

Daniel currently serves as the president of our Debate Club, Community Service Leaders, and FBLA. He is active in NHS, Spanish Club, Current Events Club, Math Club and the Green Team. He has been named an AP Scholar and has achieved High Honor Roll every quarter of his high school career. Daniel proudly represented our school district at the Central Jersey Consortium for Excellence, Leadership, and Equity. Dan would like to attend Columbia, UPENN, or Harvard, majoring in Economics, Math, or History.
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Matthew Glassoff June 2017

Matthew has served as the Secretary of the Class of 2017, a writing center tutor, and is a member of NHS. He is a member of the Green Team and Buddy Club and volunteers his time regularly outside of school. An excellent student, Matt has received an academic letter all four years in high school. He is extremely proud that he was named United Synagogue Youth of the Year. He will be attending the University of Hartford and majoring in Health Science and Physical Therapy.
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Joseph Signorelli May 2017

Joe is a member of National Honor Society, Interact, Robotics Club, and our Authentic Science Research program. He won 1st place in the CSTA South Jersey Coding Competition and 3rd place in Computer Science at the 2017 Delaware Valley Science Fair. Joe will be attending George Washington University in the fall and majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Aerospace.
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 Kenneth Faber April 2017

Ken is a member of TEAM, NHS, and NAHS. He has been an Academic Letter winner for the past three years and has made Honor Roll during every quarter of his high school career. Outside of school, he volunteers at the First United Methodist of Toms River. He enjoys skateboarding, surfing and science. After graduation, Ken plans on attending the University of the Sciences, majoring in Pharmacology and Toxicology.
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 Darron Carrington March 2017

Darrion has been an active member of our football and basketball programs over the last four years. This fall, he was named to both the All-State and All-Metro teams. On the basketball court, Darrion is High School North’s all-time assist leader. An excellent student, Darrion has been involved with our Authentic Science Research program throughout his high school career. He plans on attending Yale University as a business major and member of the football team.
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Karly Congero February 2017

Karly Congero serves as the President of the International Thespians Honor Society and a member of the Nautical Stars Theatre Company. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the Tri-M Music Honor Society, Captain’s Crew, and our field hockey team. Outside of school, Karly works with the Holy Cross Theatre Group and has played club soccer. She hopes to attend McDaniel College in the fall.
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Aaron Espinosa January 2017

Aaron Espinosa is wasting no time making the most of the new year. He was selected as this month's "Student of the Month" a prestigious honor. Aaron plans to major in Physical Therapy at either the University of Delaware or Rowan University. He is an excellent student, ranked 9th in his class, and has been on the High Honor Roll throughout his four years at North. He runs spring track and is a member of NHS, The Green Team, and Spanish Club.

Student of the Month 2020 - 2021 

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Nicolette Giordano June 2021

Nicolette serves as the captain of our lacrosse team. She is a member of our soccer team, TEAM, Captain's Crew, Class of 2021, Mariner Maniacs, and has been inducted into National Honor Society. Nicolette, who has achieved four academic letters, will be majoring in Exercise Science and playing lacrosse at Adelphi University.
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Nate Cook May 2021

Nate has served as the Class of 2021 President for four years and the History Club President for one year. He has been inducted into NHS and volunteers his time with Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Toms River Relay for Life. Nate is a four year member of our soccer program and is proud of the State Championship the team won this fall. Nate has represented our school as a Boy's State Delegate and an Outstanding Delegate/Committee Chair at the New Jersey Model Congress. He was also voted "Best Smile" by his classmates. Nate will be attending King's College as a Pre-Law major.
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Amanda Brodsky April 2021

Amanda has been a member of our Field Hockey and Lacrosse teams. She serves as a TEAM Senior In Charge and is involved with Big Brothers - Big Sisters, Captain’s Crew, Interact, Class of 2021, and Roots and Shoots. Amanda volunteers in school with our Writing Center and outside of school, at Community Medical Center and the Ocean County Library. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society and received her Academic Letter each year of high school. Amanda will be attending Penn State University, majoring in Biobehavioral Health with the hopes of becoming an Occupational Therapist or Physician’s Assistant.

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Aleksander Duriske March 2021

Alek served as the 2020-21 drumline section leader of our Marching Mariners. He is active in our school's Jazz Band (Drums) and Rock Band, The Grilled Cheese Sandwiches (Guitar). Alek is a member of our Green Team. Academically, he has achieved his Academic Letter and High Honor Roll. In his spare time, he records and produces his own music. Alek will be attending Monmouth University as a Speech Language Pathology major.
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Morgan Keller February 2021

Morgan has been a four year varsity starter on our field hockey team. Over the last two seasons she has served as one of the team captains and has been twice named to the All Division Team. Morgan represents our school as a Shore Conference Student Ambassador and has been inducted into National Honor Society. She is a member of Roots & Shoots, TEAM, and Captain's Crew. Outside of school, she volunteers at her church and performs in the Bell Choir. Academically, Morgan has achieved Academic Letters and High Honor Roll each year of her high school career. She will be continuing her academic and field hockey career at Farleigh Dickinson University as a Nursing major.
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John O'Donnell January 2021

John is a member of our Varsity Football, Wrestling, and Golf teams. He is an Honor Roll student in the classroom and has received the Dick Butkus Award for his performance on the field. On the wrestling mat, John is a Region Champion and a two time Shore Conference Finalist. John will be continuing his educational and wrestling career at Rutgers University, majoring in Business.
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Molly Nide December 2020

Molly serves as a Senior in Charge with TEAM and has been elected to National Honor Society. She is an active member of Captain's Crew, the Class of 2021, and our Writing Center. Outside of school, Molly volunteers her time in the SAIL and Reading Buddies programs at the Ocean County Library. Academically, Molly has been named an AP Scholar and a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. After graduation, Molly hopes to study Accounting at either The University of Florida or The University of Tennessee!

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Ved Jain November 2020

Ved serves as the Vice President of our National Honor Society. He is a member of our Golf and Math League teams. Outside of school he co-founded a non-profit called Share a Smile that helps people in need all around the world. Ved is a National Merit Commended Scholar and has achieved High Honor Roll status every marking period in his high school career. He would like to major in Computer Science at either Carnegie Mellon, Brown, or Stanford University.
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Michael Tresvalles October 2020

Michael is involved with our theatre company and is a member of Thespian Troupe #7455. He is active in Captain’s Crew, Green Team, Roots and Shoots, Chess Club, and our Boy’s Tennis Team. A member of our Orchestra, Michael also plays with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. Outside of school, he is a member of Filipino Community Organization, Bukas Loob sa Diyos. Michael is 3 time Academic Letter winner and an AP Scholar with Distinction. He would love to attend Northwestern University, majoring in Pre-Med.
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Hannah Kaufman September 2020

Hannah is the Captain of our girls tennis team, a member of Captain’s Crew, the Class of 2021, and Mariner Maniacs. She is an AP Scholar and has earned an Academic Letter each year of high school. She is proud to have achieved High Honor Roll status every marking period of her career thus far. Outside of school, Hannah serves as the Vice President of the Toms River/Brick United Synagogue Youth and on the event leadership team for Relay For Life Toms River. After graduation, she would like to major in Business and Engineering.
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Vinny Palmeri May 2020

Vinny serves as the President of the National Honor Society. He loves people and helping out whenever he can. He was the captain of our varsity football team for 2 years, winning the scholar athlete award, as well as the shore sportsmanship award. He is also a four year letterman on our track team. In his spare time, Vinny loves music, playing guitar and singing. After graduation, he will be attending the University of Miami to pursue a degree in Marketing.
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Sarah Gascho April 2020

Sarah has served as Nautical Star Vice President in 2018-19 and as Thespian Troupe 7455 President in 2019-2020. She is a Senior-in-Charge for TEAM and a Student Thespian Officer for the state of NJ. She is a member of Polaris and TEAM. Outside of HSN, she has volunteered at the Ocean County Library each summer for the past five years. Academically, Sarah has been on the high honor roll for every marking period since her freshman year. She plans to attend Hofstra University in the fall to study Film/Television and will be a part of the Hofstra University Honors College.
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Joseph Lembo March 2020

Joseph Lembo is a four year Varsity Ice Hockey player who has served as a captain for the last two years. He is a High Honor Roll student who has taken 8 AP Classes during his time at HSN. Joe attended the American Legion Jersey Boys State program. Outside of school, Joe enjoys playing the guitar and construction. He is very proud of the work he did with his father last summer restoring a historic house that was originally built in 1863. He hopes to major in Civil Engineering at either Ohio University or Wentworth Institute of Technology.  
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Shauna Deming February 2020

Shauna currently serves as the President Emeritus of our Student Council. She is a member of TEAM, Roots N Shoots, and Orchestra. She has received the AP We Serve Award and is proud to be ranked in the top 5 % of her class. Outside of school, Shauna volunteers at Top Soccer and Toms River Youth Services. She is undecided on a school but would like to major in Social Work.
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Anthony Vivolo January 2020

Anthony is a member of cross country, swimming, and track teams. He serves as a TEAM Senior in Charge and is a member of Captain’s Crew and Root N’ Shoots. Anthony has achieved the Rensselaer Medal and the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of the National Hispanic Recognition Program and the National Society of High School Scholars. Outside of school, Anthony referees soccer and is a beach lifeguard. He hopes to dual major in Political Science and Economics with a minor in Music.
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Riley McKeon December 2019

Riley is active with the History Club and is a member of both our Volleyball and Softball teams. She has been inducted into National Honor Society and volunteers her time with A Need We Feed. Riley has achieved High Honor Roll status every quarter since freshman year. She was honored to receive the NFCA Scholar Athlete Award. After graduation, Riley hopes to attend the University of Delaware and major in Biochemistry.
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Ray Carlson November 2019

Ray currently serves as our school’s representative on the Super Safe Schools Committee. He plays on our varsity football team and has been a three year starter. He has been named first team All Division and Player of the Week by the Asbury Park Press and Shore Sports Network. He has achieved High Honor Roll status. Outside of school, Ray volunteers with Fountains of Hope. he enjoys dressing up as Santa during their annual Christmas party. He would like to major in computer science after graduation.
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Paige Farley October 2019

Paige is a four year starter on our varsity soccer team. She is a member of NHS, Captain’s Crew, and is a Senior In Charge for TEAM. An outstanding student, Paige regularly achieves High Honor Roll. Outside of school, she shadows at The Toms River Surgery Center. After graduation, Paige hopes to major in Nursing at a four year university in the northeast.
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Sakshi Parikh September 2019

Sakshi serves as the President of our Student Council and is a member of our Varsity Tennis Team. She is a TEAM Senior In Charge and has been inducted into National Honor Society. Sakshi is a Congressional Gold Medalist, an AP Scholar with Honor, and attended the New Jersey Governor’s School in the Sciences. Outside of School she has worked as a camp counselor, dance instructor, and swim instructor. After graduation, Sakshi would like to major in the Biological Sciences on the Pre-Med track.
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Sophia Valeo May 2019

Sophia is a member of NHS, a board member with Roots and Shoots, and a Writing Center Tutor. She has been a 12 season runner (Cross Country and Track) and has won the Coaches and Rookie of the Year Awards. She was named MVP during the cross country season. Outside of school, Sophia enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching the food network, and counting down until Christmas. She will be attending the University of South Carolina in the Capstone Scholars Program. She will be participating in Air Force ROTC and majoring in Public Health.
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Madison Bennert April 2019

Madison has been a three year member of our varsity girls’ soccer team who won 3 Class A South Championships, a Shore Conference and Group 4 State Championship. She has been inducted into National Honor Society and serves as our school’s representative on the Super Safe Schools Committee. Outside of school Maddie is a coach for TRIC soccer. She will be continuing her education and soccer career at Wagner College in the Physician Assistant program.
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Jenna Paul March 2019

Jenna has been a four year starter on our varsity basketball team and currently serves as a team captain. She finishes her basketball career as Toms River North’s all-time leading scorer with 1988 points. She has been named Class A South Player of the Year (2018), NJ.com Shore Conference Player of the Week (2019), WOBM Christmas Classic 1st Team (2017, 2018, 2019), and helped the team win the South Jersey Group 4 State Championship in 2018. She has been inducted into National Honor Society and is a member of Field of Dreams, Captain’s Crew, and volunteers with the TRBA Challenger Program. Jenna has made High Honor Roll during every quarter of her High School Career and will be attending Colgate University, majoring in Biology and continuing her basketball career with a full scholarship.
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Madison Turunen February 2019

Madison is the Editor in Chief of The Captain’s Log, President of the book club, TEAM Senior in Charge. She has been inducted into the French National Honor Society and is involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Field of Dreams. After graduation, Madison would like to major in psychology and political science with the intention of attending law school.

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Gianna Daniele January 2019

Gianna currently serves as our President Emeritus of the Student Council. She is an active member of our varsity bowling team, National Honor Society, Green team, School Store, and History Club. She has represented our school at Girl’s State and has earned three Academic Letters. Gianna has always enjoyed the history and PLE classes she has taken and would like to major in political science on a pre-law track in college. 
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Yna Tresvalles December 2018

Yna is a member of NHS, The Jamettes, and the TRN School Store. She currently serves as the President of the Thespian Honor Society and has been named to the All State Mixed Choir for each of the last two years. This year she was honored as a member of All Eastern Treble Choir. Academically, Yna is an AP Scholar as well as a National Hispanic Recognition Scholar. She is very proud to have been nominated twice at Papermill Playhouse’s Rising Star Awards and for performing at 54/Below’s Broadway Back to School in September. She hopes to major in Musical Theatre after graduation.
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 Jordan Sammarco November 2018

Jordan serves as the Animal Chair for Roots and Shoots and is a Writing Center Tutor. She plays the viola in our orchestra and has been inducted into National Honor Society. Jordan has been involved with our track teams for all four years of her high school career, receiving honors such as the Unsung Hero, Coaches Award, and Most Improved Performer during cross country. She is a National Merit Commended Scholar and has been recognized for excellence in math and science by the Society of Women Engineers. After graduation in June, Jordan would like to double major in Biology and Public Policy. 
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Shannon Culbert October 2018

Shannon serves as the treasurer of our National Honor Society chapter. She is the president of the Current Events Club and is a member of our varsity swim team. She is proud to have completed research at the Governors School of Engineering and Technology for the development and characterization of plastic composites. Her work was published and presented at MIT for the IEEE Undergraduate Research Technology Conference. Shannon is interested in attending college and majoring in chemistry with the hopes of following the pre-med track.
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Riya Shah September 2018

Riya is a member of our varsity tennis team and National Honor Society. She serves as a Writing Center Tutor and is a member of Key Club. Outside of school, Riya has been honored as a Congressional Gold Medal recipient and named an AP Scholar with honors. She volunteers as a EMS explorer and has done research at the New Jersey Governor’s School in the sciences. Undecided on a school, Riya would like to major in Pre-Med after graduation. 
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Leena Domadia June 2018

Leena has been involved with the Green Team, National Honor Society, TEAM, Captain’s Crew, and played varsity tennis. Outside of school, Leena works as tennis instructor and volunteers at the Ocean County Library. She also enjoys making and selling bracelets in her spare time. An excellent student, Leena has received High Honor Roll every marking period in high school and has been named the Salutatorian of the Class of 2018. She will be attending Steven’s Institute of Technology and majoring in Engineering.
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Danika Ibarrola March 2018

Danika is a member of the Garden Club, Green Team, PAWS, and TEAM. She is a proud 4 year member of our orchestra and has achieved high honor roll every marking period throughout her career. Danika is proud to have worked on beautifying the memorial gardens in F-wing and the TRN flowers near the main office. After graduation, she hopes to attend NJIT or Rutgers and majoring in computer science. Finally, Danika thanks the teachers who nominated her for this honor.
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Sarah Lomer February 2018

Sarah has been a member of our cross country and track teams for the last four years. She is active in National Honor Society, the Class of 2018, Mariner Maniacs, and Root & Shoots. An honor roll student, she has received academic letters each year and was recently named “Most School Spirited” by her classmates. After graduation, Sarah hopes to attend Michigan State University, majoring Human Biology with the hopes of becoming a pathologist.
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Jenna Royson January 2018

Jenna served as a captain of our varsity soccer team this fall, receiving 1st team All-Shore, All State, and All A South honors. She is also a member of National Honor Society, the Class of 2018, and Captain’s Crew. In her spare time, Jenna started a small art business. She is currently undecided on a major but will be attending Georgetown University in the fall and will be a member of the Hoya’s women’s soccer team. 
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Michaela Porter December 2017

Mia currently serves as the vice president of National Honor Society and served as a captain of the varsity field hockey team this season. She is a member of the Thespian Honor Society and has achieved high honor roll, receiving academic letters throughout her high school career. Outside of school, Mia works as a sailing instructor. After graduation, she hopes to study Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience at Villanova University.
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Casey Finnegan November 2017

Casey currently serves as the President of NHS, Co-President of Key Club, captain of the Gymnastics team, and is a student ambassador with Big Brothers/Big Sisters. She is a member of the Torch and Laurel Society and qualified for both the Shore Conference and State Section Gymnastics Meets this season. After graduation, Casey would like to major in both Chemistry and Biology on the Pre-Med track.
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Corinne Montanaro October 2017

Corinne is the Captain of our Varsity Cheerleading team and very involved with the Mariner Maniacs. She is proud to have earned the TRN Cheer Outstanding Team Player Award (2015-16) and the TRN Cheer Leadership Award (2016-17). Currently undecided on her college plans for next year, Corinne would like to major in Fashion Design.   
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Kelly George September 2017

Kelly is a member of NHS, Interact, Paws, and the Ski Club. She is the captain of our Varsity Gymnastics Team. Outside of school, Kelly volunteers at the animal shelter. Achieving High Honor Roll every marking period in high school, Kelly proudly received a Certificate of Merit from the Society of Women Engineers for Excellence in Math and Science. She would like to major in biology or chemistry concentrating in pre-med.
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Madyson Reilly June 2017

Madyson has been a mainstay on our cross country and track teams throughout the last four years. She is a member of TEAM and Captain’s Crew. Mady has been on both the regular and high honor roll each year. She is proud to have been named MVP during the 2016 cross country season as well as being named to the 2016 All Shore team. During the Indoor Track season, Mady set the school record for 1600 meters. She plans to continue her academic and track career at George Mason University.  
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Emily Pasqualetto May 2017

Emily has served as both the class Vice-President and Secretary. She is a member of National Honor Society, Captain’s Crew, and was voted Most Spirited by her fellow classmates. Outside of school, Emily has participated in dance for 16 years. Next fall she will begin the 6 year doctorate program for occupational therapy at the University of the Sciences.
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Kaitlyn Dawson April 2017

Kaitlyn is a member of NHS, Buddy Club, and a mainstay in our theater group. She has been an Academic Letter winner for the past three years and has made Honor Roll during every quarter of her high school career. Having danced at Lillian Dean dance Studio for many years, Kaitlyn currently instructs two classes of 2-4 year old students as well as a special needs dance class. After graduation, Kaitlyn plans to attend either Penn State or the University of Connecticut, majoring in either Biomedical Engineering or Business.
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Calleigh McGinley March 2017

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month Calleigh McGinley! Calleigh is a varsity cheerleading captain and the president of SADD. She has been inducted into National Honor Society as well as the National Arts Honor Society and is an active member of the Class of 2017 and French Club. She is proud to have been named a Scholar Athlete and made the Honor Roll during each of the last four years. Calleigh is unsure of her college plans but would like to major in Psychology. 
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Ian Sloan February 2017

Ian currently serves as the Editor in Chief of The Captain’s Log and is a member of the Nautical Stars Theatre Company. He is an Academic Letter winner. Outside of school, Ian serves as the Vice President of Communications for the Toms River United Synagogue Youth. A lover of movies, Ian writes his movie blog on www.letterboxd.com/theian_sloan.
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Emily Ferderici January 2017

Toms River North is pleased to announce that Emily Ferderici is our "Student of the Month." Emily is an excellent student who has been very involved throughout her career at North. She is a member of NHS, Captain’s Crew, TEAM, and currently serves as our Student Council President. She has been on the regular or High Honor Roll during every marking period and plans to major in Nursing. Outside of school, Emily volunteers at the Ocean County Library as well as Saint Joseph’s Church.