Senior, Hannah Starner, was WOBM's Student of the Week 4/8 - 4/12.
Congratulations, to Junior, Andrew Rivera, who was named Player of the Week 4/15, by fan votes for the Shore Volleyball Coaches Association. Andrew made his presence felt at the net last week, he put up 21 blocks and 15 kills.
Jackson Liberty High School Jazz Festival the LTHS Jazz Band came in 1st Place and won the award for best trumpet section.
Congratulations to Sophomore, Zach Stroin, for Best Overall Soloist (Alto Saxophone), Sophomore, Gavin Brennan for Outstanding Musician Award (Trumpet), and Junior, Michael Glenn, for Outstanding Musician Award (Drums).
Ocean County Salute to the Arts, the WLTS Documentary Team of Jessica Schlagenhaft, Melissa Dering, Janny Tang and Ellie Reid won the award for Best Documentary from the Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission! For Jessica Schlagenhaft, this is the second straight "Best Documentary" Award and her third straight award from the Commission.
Teams from our STEM Academy participated in the NJ Seaperch Competition at Rowan University. Team 1: 1st Place Overall - Moving onto the National Seaperch Competition @ University of Maryland. Seas the Day -1st Place Presentation and Engineering Notebook and 3rd Place Pool Event. Jerry Ciana, Madison Smith, Taya Waligroski, Tosh Mrazek, and Kaileb Cole. Team 2: Moving onto the National Seaperch Competition @ University of Maryland. Glaucus - 1st Place Open Class Emily Philips, Amber Mason, Kim Martinez-Alvarez, Kendall Boyle, and Hunter Kerchner. Team 3: Aqua Greg - Participated in NJ Seaperch Competition Taylor Kling, Sydney Farmer, Kali Findlow, Matthew Dolan, Julia Fiorentino, and Liam Clancy.
Congratulations to Senior Jay Holland, 1st Place in Earth & Space Sciences category at the Delaware Valley Science Fair.
Laurene Evangelista placed third for grade 9-12 in the Asbury Park Press Student Voices contest for January.
Alex Lynch was selected for his performance of the poem "White Box" by Frances Leviston for Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Grace Wright took second place overall and Senior, Zane Mrazek took First place Central District DECA Testing, Third place Central District Role Play/Business Presentation and Third place Overall at the Kean DECA Central District Conference/Competition.
Zane Mrazek took second place over all and Sara Kuzan received second place role play at the DECA State Competition.
The LTHS Jazz Band competed at the Kingsway High School Jazz Festival and earned a "Superior" rating from all 3 judges . Sophomore, Zach Stroin was awarded the best soloist award at Allentown High School Festival.
LTHS students Cailtyn Nucifora, Mallory Pfaff, and Laura DiAngelis were chosen by the Ocean County Teen Arts Festival to participate in the NJ State Teen Arts Festival at Ocean County College on May 29, 30 & 31. Critiqued for Excellence - Miles Maffei & Gabrielle Cetrulo-Porter.
Senior, Kara Bove received the Ocean County Caring Award for LTHS.
Congratulations to Junior, Jessica Pisano, selected as a Girl's State delegate and Juniors, Amber LaManna & Carly Zellman, who were selected as Girl's State alternates. These young women completed for selection amoung four schools and came away with three of the nine total awards.
Kara Cidern was selected as a 2019 Invited Scholar to represent LTHS at The National Youth Leadership forum for Medicine. Kara Cidern and Allison Graveman were selected to represent LTHS at the Mini Medical School program at Monmouth University in October 2018. They also attended the graduation ceremony for the Mini Medical School program.
Mackenzie Cooper, Leadership of Humanities Academy student, on her acceptance to the National Youth Leadership Forum on medicine.
Melanie Colon won the 2018 JOY PRESCOTT HUMANITARIAN AWARD FOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION for her work with Pets for Vets. It is a humanitarian award which was awarded by Kean University.
Jorden Jurkiewicz has signed to play baseball at The University of Maryland.
Emily Brennan for Obeo, Theodore Vidal for Bass Clarinet, Carly Zellman for Clarinet & Zachary Stroin for Clarinet were accepted into the TCNJ Honors Wind Ensemble. There were over 200 applicants for this band from various districts around the state. This is a great performing experience for our students and is a very professional experience that gives them insight as to what it is like to be a professional musician.
Riley Christian scored a perfect 800 on the math section of the SAT. In June, Riley also represented LTHS and the State of New Jersey at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, Massachusetts.
Emma Davis participated at New Jersey Girls State and was elected to represent New Jersey at Girls Nation in Washington, DC this past summer. There are only two girls from each state chosen to participate as Senators. The week at Girls Nation is spent creating a mock legislature, submitting bills and resolutions, participating in senate sessions, holding a national convention, and electing officials such as President and Vice President. Emma's proposed bill on amending the process of IEP development in education was selected to be presented to our NJ representatives in Congress.