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Class of 2018 Valedictorian: Victoria Gatopoulos

Class of 2018 Valedictorian: Victoria Gatopoulos

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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Senior Victoria Gatopoulos has been named valedictorian of Becton Regional High School’s Class of 2018. Victoria found inspiration to do well in high school from the words of one of her former peers, Jamie Scangarella, who was the salutatorian of the Class of 2016 when she was just a sophomore....

Class of 2018 Salutatorian: Timothy Reid

Class of 2018 Salutatorian: Timothy Reid

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


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While preparing for graduation, Senior Timothy Reid is celebrating his achievement as Class of 2018 Salutatorian. "I'm very honored to be named the salutatorian of my class,” he said. Transferring from St. Peter’s Prep located in Jersey City to Becton Regional High School at the start of his...

Multi-colored graduation cords to be worn at 2018 commencement ceremony

Multi-colored graduation cords to be worn at 2018 commencement ceremony

Jilian Kaszka, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


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In addition to honor students wearing cords as a symbol of their academic achievement on graduation day, students who have participated in the same extracurricular activity throughout their high school career will be able to illustrate their commitment and hard work by wearing cords as well. Mrs....

Senior Gramlich awarded Hackensack UMC scholarship

Senior Gramlich awarded Hackensack UMC scholarship

Patrick Cao, Editor

June 5, 2018


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Senior Victoria Gramlich has been recently awarded the Stephen G. Pereira Scholarship from Hackensack University Medical Center. While applying for the scholarship in March, Victoria had to fill out an application that required her to answer questions about her grades, extracurricular activities an...

Class of 2018 Post-Graduate Plans

Class of 2018 Post-Graduate Plans

June 1, 2018


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STUDENT NAME FUTURE PLANS MAJOR Alburez, Carlos Bergen Community College Undecided Anderson, Gregory Monmouth University Business Management Anuncio, Shaina Montclair State University Biology Appell, Zachary Lincoln Technical ...

Senior Class President Kuc fulfills leadership goals, looks forward to speaking at graduation

Senior Class President Kuc fulfills leadership goals, looks forward to speaking at graduation

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


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Along with preparing to attend the University of Notre Dame in the fall, president of the Class of 2018, Rafael Kuc, is currently constructing his speech for graduation on June 20. “I'm hoping that the class is able to reflect on all of the good times they have had throughout high school as they listen...

Senior Cao’s book available for purchase on Amazon

Senior Cao’s book available for purchase on Amazon

Jenny Marcinkowski and Alexis Howard

May 31, 2018


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Senior Patrick Cao’s first book, A Vicious Cycle, is currently available for digital purchase and download on Amazon. According to Patrick, the message of A Vicious Cycle is that despite what others think, an individual should still continue with his or her goals no matter the struggles that he or...

Senior Jimenez completes hands-on internship at Becton

Senior Jimenez completes hands-on internship at Becton

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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Senior Fabrizio Jimenez has successfully completed an internship while assisting Becton’s custodial staff during the 2017-2018 school year. In addition to being an intern, the Becton senior has worked alongside the staff during the past two summers as a paid employee. “Fabrizio has been a great...

Senior Cao participates in American Legion scholarship program

Senior Cao participates in American Legion scholarship program

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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Senior Patrick Cao took part in the 2018 American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program for Bergen County on January 21 and placed fifth. The event took place in Rochelle Park at the American Legion Post 170. Patrick was chosen to enter the contest by his public speaking instructor, ...

Senior Yoo earns Most Valuable Judge Award

Senior Yoo earns Most Valuable Judge Award

Cindy Muco, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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As part of the Becton Debate Team, Senior GaHyun Yoo has earned the title of Most Valuable Judge. This award is granted to debate judges that reflect neatness in their writing and fairness in their scoring as well as detailed and beneficial advice to fellow debaters. The Becton senior was chosen for...

Seniors Demian, Christiano & Cabezas win Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

Seniors Demian, Christiano & Cabezas win Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

Savannah Moorman and Fabiola Gonzalez

November 17, 2017


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English Instructor Mrs. Lonergan has continued the tradition of overseeing the Voice of Democracy Essay Competition in her public speaking class. The annual contest, which began in 1947,  is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). The Voice of Democracy Program has been the VFW’s premier...

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