Award for Youth Excellence

2018 Recipients (Class of 2020):

SHS-Gavin Dolan 2018 photo-COPY2Gavin Dolan
Stamford High School

 

 

SHS-Taylor Yaghmaie 2018 photoTaylor Yaghmaie
Stamford High School 

 

 

TCHS-William Garofalo 2018 photo-COPY2William Garofalo
Trinity Catholic High School

 

 

TCHS-Fiona Willette 2018 photoFiona Willette
Trinity Catholic High School

 

 

WHS-Matthew Midy 2018 PhotoMatthew Midy
Westhill High School

 

 

WHS-Sanjana Nayak 2018 photoSanjana Nayak
Westhill High School


All recipients:

Graduation Year 2001

John Raus
HS: SHS
College: Holy Cross University

Christopher Zikias
HS: TCHS
College: Georgia Tech/Fairfield University

Tim A. Lovelace Jr
HS: WHS
College: Marist College

Graduation Year 2002

Brian Kaplowitz
HS: SHS
College: George Washington University

Stephen Bedosky
HS: TCHS
College: Denison University

Michael Hickey
HS: WHS 
College: Bowdoin College

Graduation Year 2003

Mickey Ferri
HS: SHS
College: Tufts University

Thomas Aldrich
HS: TCHS
College: Stonehill College

Thomas Berry
HS: WHS
College: University of Miami

Graduation Year 2004

Nitesh Banta
HS: SHS
College: Harvard University

Eric Hofer
HS: TCHS
College: Trinity College

Neil Mehta
HS: WHS
College: Columbia University

Graduation Year 2005

Christopher Jimenez
HS: SHS
College: Iona College & Eastern CT State University

Fitzgerald Angrand
HS: TCHS
College: Boston College

John Herman
HS: WHS
College: Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Graduation Year 2006

Brett Christensen
HS: SHS
College: Villanova University

Kevin Fico
HS: TCHS
College: Fairfield University

Giorgio Sestito
HS: WHS
College: University of Maine

Graduation Year 2007

Daniel Zuchelli
HS: SHS
College: New York University

Vincent Cortese
HS: TCHS
College: Stonybrook University

Matthew Richichi
HS: WHS
College: Indiana University

Graduation Year 2008

William Jaroszynski
HS: SHS
College: University of Connecticut

Michael Boynton
HS: TCHS
College: Manhattan College

Brian Freilich
HS: WHS
College: University of Pennsylvania

Graduation Year 2009

Michael Tiscia
HS: SHS
College: Eastern CT State University

Michael Keane Jr
HS: TCHS
College: Providence College

Henry Graves
HS: WHS
College: Pennsylvania State University

Graduation Year 2010

Daniel White
HS: SHS
College: University of Connecticut

Brian O'Neill
HS: TCHS
College: University of Notre Dame

Andrew Masi
HS: WHS
College: Boston College

Graduation Year 2011

Zachary Lyman
HS: SHS
College: University of Michigan

A. Patrick Murphy
HS: TCHS
College: University of Massachusetts - Boston

Zachary Krowitz
HS: WHS
College: University of Pennsylvania

Graduation Year 2012

Matthew Corcoran
HS: SHS
College: Tufts University

Diane Yang
HS: SHS
College: Harvard University

Sean Baranowski
HS: TCHS
College: University of New Haven

Karen Vaca
HS: TCHS
College: Fairfield University

Anjali Khetan
HS: WHS
College: University of Pennsylvania

William Silk
HS: WHS
College: Duke University

Graduation Year 2013

Eric Altamura
HS: SHS
College: Wake Forest University

Taylor Mills
HS: SHS
College: University of Connecticut

Nicholas Bellacicco
HS: TCHS
College: Baylor University

Marisa Carpanzano
HS: TCHS
College: Sacred Heart University

Melissa Miles
HS: WHS
College: Cornell University

Brian Pollack
HS: WHS
College: Duke University

Graduation Year 2014

James Croft
HS: SHS
College: Boston College

Alexi Nikolopoulos
HS: SHS
College: Boston College

Sean Epp
HS: TCHS
College: Boston College

Katherine Murphy
HS: TCHS
College: Fairfield University

Cameron Curto
HS: WHS
College: Eastern CT State University

Claire Howlett
HS: WHS
College: Stanford University



Graduation Year 2015

Michael Nunziante
HS: SHS
College: Middlebury  
College

Rebecca Rakowitz
HS: SHS
College: University of Alabama

Patrick Maloney
HS: TCHS
College: Castleton State College

Lauren Sperrazza
HS: TCHS
College: Belmont University

Emma Hart
HS: WHS
College: Union College

Jacob Schwartz
HS: WHSCollege: Princeton University

Graduation Year 2016

Kaitlyn Hutter
HS: SHS     College:  Western New England University

Robert Shtufaj
HS: SHS     College:  UConn Storrs

Elizabeth Grosso
HS: WHS     College:Roger Williams University  

John Spoto
HS:WHS     College: Southern CT State University

Christina Bellacicco
HS: TCHS     College:Xavier University

John Somers
HS: TCHS     College: UConn Storrs

Graduation Year 2017

Mariel Barocas
HS: SHS       College: Yale University

Daniel Altamura
HS: SHS       College: University of Pennsylvania

Nicole Somerstein
HS: WHS     College: Boston University

Charles Teeters
HS:WHS       College: Syracuse University

Cheyenne Antoine
HS: TCHS     College:  St. John's University

Connor Scanlan
HS: TCHS     College: University of Virginia

Graduation Year 2018

Elizabeth Demarkey
HS: SHS
College: Marquette University

Nikhil Rao
HS: SHS      College:  TBA

Madeline Kaba
HS: WHS
College:
 University of Connecticut 

Rick Corbo
HS: WHS
College: 
Rochester Institute of Technology

Katherine Janik
HS: TCHS
College: Catholic University of American

John Petrizzi
HS: TCHS
College: Bentley University

Graduation Year 2019

Samantha Heller
HS: SHS       

Nicholas Otis
HS: SHS       

Mary Leydon
HS: WHS     

Julien Matrullo
HS:WHS       

Jessica Connolly
HS: TCHS     

Michael Vakos
HS: TCHS     

 
 
Mickey Lione, Jr., Fund
P.O. Box 17053      Stamford, CT 06907      info@mickeylionefund.org