Reshmi Ranjith and Rachel Lese have been recognized by the National Center for Women & Information Technology as a 2017 Connecticut Affiliate winner of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. NCWIT Aspirations in Computing provides a long-term community for female technologists, from K-12 through higher education and beyond. Award recipients are selected based on their aptitude and aspirations in technology and computing; leadership ability; academic history; and plans for post-secondary education.
The 2017 Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Writing Awards recognized WHS seniors:
- Briana Casino, who was awarded a Gold Key in the Personal Essay/Memoir category for Reminders
- Luis Hernandez who was awarded a Silver Key in Poetry for i don’t remember you
- Frantz Gabriel, whose Pencils was an Honorable Mention in Personal Essay/Memoir.
The Hudson-to-Housatonic Scholastic Writing Awards is a program of Writopia Lab, a “national community of teen and young writers and thinkers.” Over 1,900 works were submitted for review, of which 363 were Honorable Mentions, 262 were awarded Silver Keys and 180 were awarded Gold Keys.
Christina Gaia has been recognized by the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) for exemplary PSAT/NMSQT performances. NHRP recognizes Hispanic/Latino students who score in the top 2.5% of the PSAT NMSQT and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
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