Bishop Feehan High School principal George Milot recently recognized senior Michaela Delasanta for her achievement in the National Achievement® Scholarship Program as an outstanding Black American high school student. NASP is an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for exceptional Black American high school students.
Delasanta entered both the National Achievement Program and the National Merit® Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and meeting other published requirements for participation. She scored in the top 5 percent nationally on her PSAT exam and is recognized for her potential for academic success.
An honor student and captain on the Feehan fencing team, Delasanta is an aspiring architect who studied this past summer in an architectural program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.
Bishop Feehan senior Nicholas Romero was recognized as an outstanding Hispanic high school student by the College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program. Each year the board recognizes approximately 3,300 students nationwide for their outstanding abilities as a scholar.
Also, Bishop Feehan senior Andrea Luongo was named this year's recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award. These awards are given to outstanding high school seniors for their contributions to their communities and schools.
Luongo was chosen for this award by demonstrating qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. She is an honor student and involved in Feehan's Student Council, Peer Ministry, Students Against Destructive Decisions,soccer and track. Her service to the community includes serving as lector and altar server at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, and extensive volunteerism at Woman & Infants Hospital and Sturdy Memorial Hospital.