St. Rita Honors Award Winners from The University of Rochester’s High School Scholarship Program at All-School Grandparents Day Mass on October 13, 2013. Each student awarded will receive a certificate, small gift and a monetary award worth at least $7,500 per year (totaling at least $30,000 over four years) from the University of Rochester.
Reagan Pender winner of the George Eastman Young Leaders Award
George Eastman Young Leaders Award: Awarded for strong leadership experience at school and in the community; high grades and challenging courses; and extensive involvement in extracurricular activities.
Brendan Schmit winner of the Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology
Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology: Awarded to a student who demonstrates a strong interest in innovation and/or information technology and a high level of achievement in this area; exposure to new technologies outside of school, such as pursuing serious work opportunities in local laboratories or industry; and help leads other students to new approaches to old problems, e.g. business plans for fundraising; innovative community service; after-school activities; and best uses of internal communications tools such as chat and blogs.
Anthony Signorelli winner of the Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award
Bausch + Lomb Honorary Science Award: Awarded for high achievement and rigor in science classes as well as high PSAT Math and/or SAT Math scores
Stanton Zaczek winner of the Frederick Douglass & Susan B. Anthony Award
The Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award: Awarded for a demonstrated commitment to understanding and addressing difficult social issues; leadership and dedication to community action; and strong grades and rigorous courses taken in the humanities and social sciences.