Essex Awards Roll Call

1959-1980

1959 - ROBERT MACK 

Weequahic High School 

Yale University 

1960 - DOUGLAS GAFFNEY 

Verona High School 

University of Connecticut 

1961 - CURTIS CETRULO 

Newark Academy 

Columbia University 

1962 - LAWRENCE WRIGHT 

South Side High School 

Colorado State University 

1963 - VIRGINIA DUENKEL' 

West Orange High School 

University of Michigan 

Essex Gold Certificate Award '65 

1964 - QUINCY YARBOROUGH 

East Orange High School 

Colorado State University 

1965 - JOHN SUMINSKI 

Essex Catholic High School 

Seton Hall University 

1966 - LARRY C. SCHUMACHER 

Essex Catholic High School 

University of Notre Dame 

1967 - LEONARD S. COLEMAN 

Montclair High School 

Princeton University 

1968 - RONALD H. MANZELLA 

East Orange High School 

Rutgers - The State University 

1969 - R. DARYLL WHITE 

East Orange High School 

University of Nebraska 

1970 - NORMAN LIEDTKE 

Verona High School 

Lehigh University 

1971 - PETER LACORTE 

Cedar Grove High School 

Seton Hall University 

1972-ALAN R. WUJCIAK 

Essex Catholic High School 

University of Notre Dame 

1973 - TIMOTHY BANNON 

Verona High School 

Lafayette University 

1974 - LEONARD DAVIS 

East Side High School 

Rutgers University 

1975 - MICHAEL L. BOOKER 

East Orange High School 

Northeast Illinois 

1976 - JOHN SULES 

Livingston High School 

Muhlenberg College 

1977 - KELLYTRIPUCKA 

Bloomfield High School 

University of Notre Dame 

1978 - KYLE COPELAND 

Montclair High School 

Pepperdine University 

1979 - REGINA SULLIVAN 

Columbia High School 

Yale University 

1980 - JOEITA CLARK 

Columbia High School 

University of Tennessee 

 


1981-1999

1981-STANLEYYAGIELLO 

Livingston High School 

William & Mary University 

1982 - FRANK FAllINI 

Belleville High School 

Florida State University 

1983 - STANLEY WOODS 

Seton Hall Preparatory School 

University of Pittsburgh 

1984 - JENNIFER APICELLA 

Belleville High School 

Holy Cross University 

KYLE DODSON 

West Orange High School 

Harvard University 

1985 - QUINTUS McDONALD 

Montclair High School 

Pennsylvania State University 

1986 - TAMALA "TAMMY" HAMMOND 

Irvington High School 

University of Southern California 

1987 - GREGG LEMKAU 

Millburn High School 

Dartmouth College 

1988 - MYLES DERIEG 

Caldwell High School 

Princeton University 

1989 - W BRAD BUDNEY 

Montclair High School 

Stanford University 

1990 - LAURA LEACY 

Bloomfield High School 

Princeton University 

1991 - RICHARD DUNN 

SI. Benedict's Prep. School 

Duke University 

1992 - KIMBERLY A. CURRY 

Clifford J. Scott High School 

Princeton University 

KEVIN TUCKER 

Glen Ridge High School 

Penn State University 

1993 - JASON E. MARTENS 

Montclair High School 

Dartmouth College 

1994 - NEIL JASEY 

Columbia High School 

Princeton University 

1995 - HAZEL CLARK 

Columbia High School 

University of Florida 

L YSCHALE JONES 

Good Counsel High School 

North Carolina State University 

1996 - ARIF WELCHER 

SI. Benedict's Prep. School 

University of North Carolina 

RAUHN TURNER 

SI. Benedict's Prep. School 

University of Virginia 

1997 - SCHUYLER MINERT 

Montclair High School 

Dartmouth College 

1998 - DARA CROCKER 

Columbia High School 

Vanderbilt University 

1999 - BRIDGEITE INGRAM 

Columbia High School 

Seton Hall University 


2000-2019

  2000 - BRIAN KIRSCHBAUM 

SI. Benedict's Prep. School
Princeton University 

2001 - ESTHER T. FELDMAN
Montclair High School 

Univ. of Calif. at Santa Barbara
2002 - COURTNEY K. EPPS
Columbia High School
University of Pennsylvania 

2003 - IBTIHAJ MUHAMMED 

Columbia High School
Duke University 

2004 - KATHARINE NORTON
MI. SI. Dominic Academy
Ursinus College 

2005 - BRANDON COSTNER
Seton Hall Prep. School
North Carolina State Univ.
BRYAN SCOTLAND 

SI. Benedict's Prep. School
University of Pennsylvania 

2006 - KELLY RAUCO 

Nutley High School
Philadelphia University 

2007 - DEANA HAGEL 

West Essex High School
Montclair State University 

RACQUEL VASSELL 

East Orange Campus H.S.
Hampton University 

2008 - ALEXANDER L. MILLS
Millburn High School
Princeton University
2009 - CLAYTON PARROS 

Seton Hall Preparatory School
University of North Carolina
2010 - MICHAEL L. MILLS 

Millburn High School
University of Pennsylvania
2011 - BRIAN K. KANESHIGE 

Columbia High School
Harvard University
2012 - BRIITNEY C. SYKES
University High School
Syracuse University
2013 - JESSICA L. PESLAK 

Livingston High School
Hofstra University 

2014 - OLIVIA BAKER
Columbia High School
Stanford University
2015 - ELIJAH ROBINSON 

Montclair High School
Boston College 

2016 - CHARLOITE O'LEARY
Montclair High School
Yale University 

JOCELYN WILLOUGHBY
Newark Academy
University of Virginia 

2017 - CORY POOLE 

East Orange STEM Academy
University of Florida 

2018 - REANDA RICHARDS 

West Essex High School
Rutgers University 

   2019 - ALFRED T. CHAWONZ

 St. Benedict's Preparatory HS

Texas Tech University