Malverne Recognizes Fall Scholar-Athletes

Students excel both on the sports fields and in the classrooms.

Success isn't limited to the sports arena or the classroom for the seventy-one scholar-athletes at Malverne High School who achieved Honor Roll and High Honor Roll this fall.

The students listed below simultaneously achieved excellence in their studies and represented "the Malverne community with distinction and sportsmanship during the 2011-2012 fall sports season."

High Honor Roll

Faith Adeyeye, Robert Bach, Jaelyn Chinchilla, Crystal Cruz, Deriah Dretz, Kadeah Mott, Brendan O’Reilly, Nicholas St. John, Sydney Witowski, Courtney Brown, Erin Foley, Steven Gandolfo, Chenell McBean, Tyler McKeever, John O’Reilly, Tyler Zimmermann, Zachary Borodin, Taylor Brown, Destiny Dyer, Samantha Henry, Alexa Limes, Jessica Mele, Deja Mitchell, Zainab Olafuyi, Kim-Lin Ramsawak, Amanda Santoro, Emily Valentino, Kaila Williams, Amanda Witowski, Christopher Jaccino, Sabrina Khan, Christopher Lake, Caroline Ortiz, Josue Ortiz, Priscilla Pareja, Med-Murielle Pierre, Sara Robinson, Jose Rodriquez, Jeremy Sarnataro, Kristi Thompson, Sochima Udedibia, Sayra Velasquez Trejo, Alexis Walker, Nathaniel Williamson

Honor Roll

Taiye Ajayi, Antonio Algarra, Erykah Bell, Douglas Clare, Ariel Frazee, Matthew Gandolfo, Kevin Young, Richelle Cardoza, Jessica Findlayter, Maria Giacopelli, James Hannafin, Sigourney Ann Hessic, Alejandra Lopez, Ulrick Mitton, Kayisha Ulysse, Khalique Watkins, Emmanuel Adeyeye, Christal Amadi, Nicole Manza, Oluwatobi Ojuade, Derrick Dixon II, Shatazia Gadson, Dwayne LaCroix, Marquise Rowe, Marcus Similton, Mariah Taylor, Brittny Willis

During Tuesday's board of education meeting, the district also presented certificates to some of its sports teams, which acheived the scholar-athlete designation together by maintaining a combined average of 95 or above. The girls tennis team and soccer teams received these honors, as did the boys soccer team, which also received a sportsmanship award from the Nassau County Soccer Coaches Association, and the girls volleyball team, which made it all the way to the County finals this season, the second time in the school's history.

Lisa Scott and Kern Mascall were also recognized for being named Most Outstanding Physical Education Students and the girls volleyball team  

Several seventh and eighth graders at Malverne's Howard T. Herber Middle School also earned the scholar-athlete title. These students were recognized by Herber Principal Steven Gilhuley and Superintendent of Schools James Hunderfund recently for actively participating in academic competitions, as well as athletic practices and games on a daily basis. They were nominated by their coaches for demonstrating excellence on the playing field and in the classroom, and achieving an average of 85 percent or higher throughout the entire season.


Vanessa Arias, Saina Depas, Talia DeSeide, Garrine Fenelon, Amya Fenner, Tia’Juanna Fisher, Kayla Mascall

Girls Soccer

Kayleen Alvarado Rodriguez, Jennifer Avelar, Tanaja Brown, Amy Elvir Bulnes, Elissa Bautista Chitas, Caris Ciccarello, Joanna Gandolfo, Gianna Mele, Shaina Torruella,Sonia Hernandez-Torres, Yami Uter, Olivia Zuhlke


Chidozi Alozie, Jake Bharucha, Bryan Castro, Kian Kimanyen, Diondre McCalla, Christopher Meacham, Cody Michaels, Justin Williams, Justice Witowski-Dacruz

Boys Soccer

Oluwafemi Ajirotuto, Dominic Clare, Krishna Debnath, Ian Foley, Eric Mejia, Max Tricolla, Cristian Villalobos Garcia

Check out the photos in the gallery above of some of the scholar-athletes.


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