Student & Teacher Honored at Scholar Recognition Dinner

Jager and GiumarraNew Lebanon senior Alyssa Jager was recognized as an outstanding student at the 32nd Annual Scholars’ Recognition Dinner on May 16. Each student chooses one teacher who has had a significant influence on their academic career and Alyssa chose Science teacher Glenn Giumarra.

“Mr. Giumarra teaches his students to learn and thoroughly understand their surroundings. He is dedicated, gifted teacher who is dependable, patient, enthusiastic and compassionate,” said Alyssa.

This annual event hosted by The Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement of members of graduation classes of public, private, parochial and BOCES secondary schools in the Greater Capital Region. Students are selected not only for their academic achievement, but also for their qualities of citizenship and leadership.

Alyssa is an intelligent, driven, and kind young women who has diligently worked to achieve success throughout high school and will be graduating with multiple AP and Columbia Greene Community College credits. She has achieved induction to the National Honor Society, High Honor Roll, Achievement in Career Finance and Management Award, and the Clarkson University High School Achievement Award. This fall, she will be studying business intelligence and data analytics at Clarkson University.