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Immediate Release

June 9, 2022 


Ewing High School has a rich history of achievement in the arts and activities, and the school is home to many talented and skilled students.

So it was a wonderful night on Wednesday evening, June 8th, as teachers, students, parents, and friends gathered to honor and recognize achievement in arts, clubs and activities at Ewing High School. 

This is an annual event celebrating achievement in the wide range of clubs and activities that are offered at Ewing High School. The awards presentation and reception highlighted the outstanding accomplishments and contributions that were made by exceptional Ewing High School students. 

“Throughout this past school year, we have been so impressed by the achievements of Ewing High School students in the arts and activities,” Assistant Superintendent Dr. Danita Ishibashi remarked.  “We are very proud of our students, and wish our seniors the very best as they take their talents to college and beyond.”

Below is a list of students who were honored for their achievements in their respective areas/programs.  Please click the link below or simply scan the QR code for the FlipBook of the event:







Anime Club:

The Anime Club features videos and manga representative of Japanese pop culture. Interested members often bring to the meetings their own media collection to share with the group. We occasionally sponsor video game tournaments as an alternative activity. The Anime Club meets year round on Friday afternoons. Membership is open to anyone.

Recipient:  Kaitlyn Britton 

Art Club:  

The Art Club meets to work on visual arts projects.  Most projects are community and/or school based; therefore, the Art Club is a great choice for those students wishing to beautify the school and community. Art Club is an excellent way to make lasting bonds with students and teachers who share a love of the visual arts. 

Recipient:  Joana Adu Gyamfi 

Senior Class:

Recipient:  Za’Niya Mims

Coffee for the Soul:

 Students meet on campus for weekly Bible study, prayer, and sharing. The group seeks to assist the school in developing the whole person: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The club promotes self-esteem, personal morality, and community service.

Recipient:  Brayden Dwyer

Recipient:  Shakera Patterson

Consumer Bowl:

Ewing High has been fortunate enough to be asked by The New Jersey Attorney General's Office to participate in their annual Consumer Bowl.  High schools throughout New Jersey compete in a game-show format at county, regional, and state levels on various consumer topics.  Four 'contestants' and one alternate meet regularly to prepare for the spring competition.

Recipient:  Joey Martinez

Culinary Club:

The Culinary Arts Club was created to stimulate, foster, and promote student interest in the culinary arts. It is our desire to teach different cooking techniques, explore the professional food service industry, and most importantly provide students a fun and creative outlet while developing leadership and cooperation skills.  Our Culinary Club allows students to embark on a new culinary adventure, become a foodie, and make new friends.

Recipient:  Brayden Dwyer

Dance Team:

Calling all dancers!!! Come join EHS dance team, Blue Flame! Tryouts are held in October. We can’t wait to dance with you! 5, 6, 7, 8! Dance Team performs at various school and athletic events.

Recipient:  Olivia Williams

Drama Club:  

Drama Club’s main goals are to promote the love of theater and to be able to experience it in many forms, not only via performance, but also as an audience member.  Drama Club members perform, create, and view dramatic arts.  Meetings involve playing improvisational games and coordinating all of the various activities, such as the Improv Night, Murder Mystery night, fundraisers, and trips to see live theater. 

Recipient:  Samaria Banks

Environmental Club:

The Environmental Club is designed to expand club members’ knowledge and awareness of the environment and current ecological issues affecting our society as well as the rest of the world.

Recipient:  Jack Wolfarth

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA):  

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national vocational student association for grades 7-12 who are interested in business or business education careers. Benefits of FBLA membership are business proficiency, community responsibility, leadership skills, and self-confidence.

Recipient:  Nicholas Canavera

Gospel Choir (Handbell):

The Gospel/Handbell Choir rings three octaves of handbells and handchimes in a variety of musical styles at school and community events. Anyone who can read music is invited to join the choir, which practices one day a week after school.

Recipient:  Stephanie Frolio

 International Thespian Society (ITS):

 ITS is an Honors Society for drama and the performing arts. Through this prestigious organization, students are honored at the National level, compete at both the State and National level, and earn points to illustrate their dedication to theatre.  

Recipient:  Noemi Garcia 

Marching Band/Color Guard:

Marching Band is co-curricular with band.  The Color Guard is a precision flag ensemble that accompanies the Marching Band on all trips and performances. Auditions for this specialized flag unit are held in April. 

Marching Band:

Recipient:  Michael Falzone

Color Guard:

Recipient:  Andie Pessolano

Recipient:  Ayana Bailey 


This is a co-ed choir that performs music from jazz and other popular styles.  It meets one hour per week and performs in both school and community concerts.  It also participates in local, state, and national competitions.

Recipient:  Imeerah Bakr

Recipient:  Madeleine Marsola

Musical Production:

The annual event is open to any Ewing High School student who meets the school district’s regular activity participation eligibility requirements. Students interested in participating on stage as performers or backstage in costumes, props, publicity, and many other functions are welcome and encouraged to join us.

Musical Production:

Recipient:  Bella Latini

Musical Production Technology:

Recipient:  Anna Komagata

National Honor Society:

 A nationally chartered organization, NHS rewards excellence in high school academics, leadership, and integrity. Members are selected during the spring from the junior and senior classes. The organization engages in worthwhile community service activities.

Recipient:  Meara Hayes


Ewing’s Voice is the student newspaper that has updates on what’s happening around the school.  Newspaper staff responsibilities include writing and editing articles, taking photos, proofreading, and planning layouts.

Recipient:  Lina Abtouche

 New Jersey Future Educators Association (NJFEA):

The mission of the New Jersey Future Educators Association (NJFEA) is to foster the recruitment and development of prospective teachers and attract dynamic and diverse students to become great teachers. Opportunities to: network statewide with other NJFEA chapters and individual members; participate in Future Teacher Leadership training; participate in urban-suburban student high school exchanges; and participate in statewide service projects.

Recipient:  Avery Gummel


Students with strong interests in mechanics, math, science, technology, or business comprise the EHS robotics team.  The team is centered on constructing a robot for local and world competitions, as well as activities in writing, web design, video production and public speaking.  Experience is not necessary as students are taught skills by mentors in their prospective fields.  The team members are eligible for a varsity letter as well as $16 million in FIRST scholarships. Community service activities are completed throughout the year.

Recipient:  Stephanie Frolio

Rotary Interact:

Affiliated with Rotary International, this organization is dedicated to community service. Recent activities have included park clean ups, volunteer work in soup kitchens, and volunteer work with the Special Olympics.

Recipient:  Kaitlyn Britton

Recipient:  Sy’Maya Summiel

 SAGA (Sexual and Gender Alliance):

SAGA is a safe space that leaves no one behind! SAGA seeks to include everyone, spread awareness, to show respect, and offer support to all!  Come join us to talk about gender, sexuality, awareness, visibility, advocacy, world news, support, and more!

Recipient:  Spencer Krohne

Spanish Club:

The Spanish club is an effective way to expose all students in the High School to the various cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Play language games and look for opportunities to expose peers outside of the club to the Spanish language. Topics such as food, travel and movies, important people, the arts are also ideal for monthly after-school sessions.     Membership is open to all students and members do not have to speak Spanish to participate.

Recipient:  Shakera Patterson

Student Council:

This is an organization of appointed officers and volunteers tasked with adopting policies and programs for the betterment of the Ewing High School student body. Students focus on improving the school, fostering a sense of school community, and promoting community relations.

Recipient:  Noemi Garcia

Unified Club: 

Unified Club is a program that is affiliated with the Special Olympics.  Members of the group work to break down stereotypes and improve understanding for people with special needs.  Membership is open to all students. 

Recipient:  Dorian Williams


The student members of the Clepsydra staff organize, lay out, and do all of the writing necessary for the production of the school’s annual yearbook. Seniors serve as section editors. Underclassmen serve in various composition positions. 

Recipient:  Rebecca St Fleur