General Treasurer Seth Magaziner tonight hosted a virtual ceremony recognizing 55 high school juniors from across Rhode Island with the General Treasurer's Young Leader Award.
"These students are the leaders of tomorrow, who are both dedicated to their studies and supporting their community in meaningful ways," said General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. "I am incredibly impressed by their resiliency in the face of many challenges this past year, and I am more hopeful than ever of the bright future we are building here in Rhode Island, with these students soon leading the way."
The Young Leader Award is presented to high school juniors across the state who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in math, economics, finance, and business-related courses, and who are active in their community. Since 2015, Treasurer Magaziner has recognized over 350 Rhode Island students with this high achievement.
The 2021 Young Leader Award recipients are as follows:
Alyssa Draft, Barrington Christian Academy Jack Culton, Barrington High School Brenna Felix, Beacon Charter High School for the Arts Daniel Franchetti, Bishop Hendricken High School Shadi Soufan, Blackstone Academy Charter School Whitney McGinnes, Block Island School Kristen Romano, Burrillville High School Darisel Velez, Central Falls High School Cooper Beck, Chariho Regional High School Jazmin Caraballo, Classical High School Owen Morelli, Coventry High School Mia Alviano, Cranston Area Career & Technical Center Ghassan Jomaa, Cranston High School East Emily Lopez, Cranston High School West Jaden Dickson, Cumberland High School Amelia Gaffney, East Greenwich High School Hayley Longergan, East Providence Career and Technical Center Britney Carlson, East Providence High School Wesley Jakubowski Leon, E-Cubed Academy Connor Stubbs, Exeter-West Greenwich High School Viola Everett, The Greene School Giovanni Kane, Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts Isabella Johnson-Viola, Johnston Senior High School Casey Corrado, La Salle Academy Alakananda Krishnan, Lincoln High School Carissa Lombardi, The Met's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Grace Fitzsimmons, Moses Brown School Christian Ortiz, Mount Pleasant High School Zachary Scott, Mount Saint Charles Academy Margaret Williams, Mt. Hope High School Adam Melnick, Narragansett High School Xavier Pichardo, NEL/CPS Construction and Career Academy Penelope Tejada, North Kingstown Senior High School Allen Chen, North Providence High School Raymon Marsella, North Smithfield High School Lindsay Flanders, Pilgrim High School Alexandra Gencarelli, The Prout School Suelly Barros Pires, Providence Career and Technical Academy Mary Rose Comerford, St. Mary Academy- Bay View Vincent Emery, Saint Raphael Academy Talis Cable, School One Emma Laplante, Scituate High School Connor Guifoyle, Smithfield High School Eric Lindley, South Kingstown High School Julia Hasseltine, St. George's School Avery Carvalho, Tiverton High School Thomas Torres, Toll Gate High School Mariama Sanyang, William E. Tolman High School Ethan Aggor, West Warwick High School Aila Chin, William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School Naycka Ortiz Burgos, Woonsocket Area Career and Technical Center Kacper Kurowski, Woonsocket High School