MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. – Students from Mount Pleasant have earned several awards and honors while at school and college:
- Valhalla resident Kelly Addorisio graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in English education. Addorisio was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
- Pleasantville resident Mary Huerster graduated from Washington and Lee University with a bachelor's degree.
- Thornwood resident Alyssa Brophy was named to the dean's list at Coastal Carolina University.
- Pleasantville resident Emily Paruolo graduated from Bard College at Simon's Rock with a bachelor's degree in ceramics, sculptre, 3-D design and photography.
- Pleasantville resident Marie E. Barry graduated from the University of Scranton with a bachelor's degree in history and English.
- Pleasantville resident Michael Kane graduated from the University of Scranton with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
- Pleasantville resident Anthony Policastro graduated from the University of Scranton with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and philosophy.
Valhalla resident Jessica Andriotis was named to the dean's list at York College of Pennsylvania.
Pleasantville resident Brendan Collins graduated from Providence College with a bachelor's degree in finance.
Thornwood resident Tracy Guarino was named to the dean's list at Hudson Valley Community College.
Several Pleasantville Middle School students earned silver pins at the Math Olympiad program: Anisha Chandy, Cheryl Chen, Allegra Copland, Ella Furniss, and Brendan O’Neill.
Pleasantville High School student Amrithaa Gunabalan placed 20th in Student Congress at the National Catholic Forensic League's grand national tournament.
Thornwood resident Tina Karaqi was named the National Tournament MVP and Outstanding Offensive Player at the 2013 National Junior College Athletic Association Division III National Tournament.
Two Pleasantville High School music ensembles received high grades at the Music in the Park Festival in Hershey Park, Penn.: Camerata received a superior rating and first place in the women's choir division, while Razor's Edge earned an excellent rating and second place in the men's choir division. Sophomore Justin Maldonado, a member of Razor’s Edge, was named Best Overall Vocal Soloist.
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