As our daily lives have been impacted by coronavirus, iHeartMedia of Sussex County and Sussex County Community College are recognizing our Class of 2020 graduating seniors who have been caught in the middle of the pause.
While they may be missing out on official ceremonies, we’re announcing on-air the names and schools (both high school and college) of our local grads and we need your help!
Please see the honor list below sorted by school and to add any grads or schools, please email SarahSmith@iheartmedia.com so we can include them as soon as possible.
It’s our way to create a special memory for our grads …and it’s proudly brought to you by iHeartMedia of Sussex County and Sussex County Community College.
Arizona State University
- Thomas R. Broccoletti, of Sparta
- Alexa Cerra, of Frankford Twp - Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the W.P. Carey School of Business with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business.
- Cassandra Beach, Practical Nurse
- Montana Carson - Will be attending Tampa University in the fall.
Butler High School
- Hunter Beveridge
California University of Pennsylvania
- Thomas Muro, of Port Jervis, NY - Graduated with a Master's degree in Exercise Science.
Colonia High School
- Joseph T. Kurzeja, III
County College of Morris
- Evan Grady - Will continue his education at University of Maine
Delaware Valley High School
- Erin Cielinski
- Breanna Hall
- Ryan Hammond
- Dustin Hassenmayer, of Milford, PA - Will be attending Lock Haven college where he will major in physics and pre-engineering.
- Phillip Krasicki
- Caroline Woska
Emily O'Connor, of Ogdensburg - Graduated with her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
East Stroudsburg High School
- Johnny Rivera
- Travis Wolfe - Will be attending York College majoring in Sports Media.
East Stroudsburg University
- Michael Armstrong, of Hamburg - Master of Science in Athletic Training
- Ryan Simpson, of Stanhope - B.S. in Criminal Justice
Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison
- Amanda Struble, of Vernon - graduating with a BSN in Nursing
Hackettstown High School
- Ethan Prymak - Will be attending Centenary University for Secondary Education and Biology.
High Point Regional High School
- Brittany Gillis
- Sara Hamilton, of Wantage - Will be attending The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) this Fall.
- Kindra Hough
- Mikayla Lipsky, of Wantage - Will be attending Sussex Community College in the fall.
- William Mason - Will be attending Fairleigh Dickinson University this fall.
- Nolan Rowan, of Frankford - Will be attending Kean University in the fall.
- Kaylee Tunnell, of Lafayette – Will be attending the University of Massachusetts in the fall
- Micheal Witte
- Kaylie Yuppa - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall.
Jefferson High School
- Aiden Conrad
Johnson & Wales University
- Jess O’Keefe - Graduated Magma Cum Laude
Kearny High School
- Jeremy Alves
- Jason DaSilva
- Kayla Fitzgerald
- Mariey Madalena
- Jason McChesney
- Sarah Wolenski
Kent State University
- Ben Allison - Graduating with a Master's degree from KSU and will be attending University of Texas - Austin in the fall to begin his PhD.
Kittatinny Regional High School
- Jimmy Allison - will be attending either Montclair State University or Rutgers in the fall for Music Education/Performance.
- Alyssa Amorim, of Stillwater - Will be attending Dartmouth College in the fall.
- Jocelyn Capizzo
- Tommy Connors - Will be attending NJIT in the fall for computer sciences.
- Michael Inglima - Will be attending Centenary University in the fall.
- Zoe Lockburner
- Abigail Martin - Will be attending Rowan University studying Chemical Engineering.
- Grace Vela – Attending Lycoming College for Environmental Biology
Lebanon Valley College
- Steven Chadwick of Stillwater
Lenape Valley High School
- Luke Adrianzen, of Stanhope - Will be attending New York University, Stern School of Business.
- TJ Burlew, of Hopatcong, - Has been recruited by Eastern University to play baseball in the field and will be earning his degree in Forensic Science.
- Rebecca DaSilva, of Byram - Will be attending University of Lynchburg in the fall. She is recruited to play soccer and plans to study exercise physiology and become a physician assistant.
- Zoe Moppert - Will be attending Pratt Institute majoring in 3D Animation.
- Rachel Nadeau - Will be attending University of Scranton for Political Science in the fall .
- Gina Nardone, of Netcong NJ - Will be attending County College of Morris in the fall.
- Evan Stull - Will be attending Seton Hall in the accelerated BS/ MD program to become an anesthesiologist.
- Mathew Cielinski, of Dingmans Ferry, PA
- Courtney Holmes - B.S Human Development and family studies
- Ashley Holmes – B.S Psychology
- Diana Torsiello – Graduating with a BA degree in Psychology and off to grad school at Farleigh Dickinson University in the fall.
Mount Olive High School
- Connor McGuire, of Flanders.
- Steffany Miller
Newton High School
- Trevor Aughenbaugh, of Andover Township - Will be attending University of Colorado-Boulder in the fall majoring in biomedical engineering.
- Eddie Baldwin - Will be continuing his education at SCCC this fall.
- Derek Campbell - Will be continuing his education at SCCC this fall to play football and baseball.
- Kira Clark
- Bridget Fajvan, of Green Township - Will be attending Paul Smith’s College in the fall and plans on majoring in Human Health & the Environment.
- Sydney Ham, of Newton - Will be attending County College of Morris in the fall and majoring in Nursing.
- Allyson Lynch, of Green Township - Will be attending Bloomsburg University in the Fall as a PreMed major.
- Angela Melillo - Will be attending Monmouth University in the fall majoring in Marketing.
- Brendon Read - Will be attending Bloomsburg University in the fall.
- Natalie Schmitt - Was a conducting drum major at NHS and will be attending University of Maine this fall for civil engineering and environmental studies.
- Blaise Victoria Vallorosi, of Newton - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall as a biology major and playing soccer for the school.
- Abigail Wittig, of Newton - Will be attending Fairleigh Dickinson in the fall majoring in Marketing and playing softball.
- Grace Young - Will be attending James Madison University in the fall majoring in Psychology.
New Jersey Institute of Technology
- Kiersten P Chesonis, of Hopatcong, NJ – Graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Niagara Falls University
- Joy O’Brien - B.S. in Biology Biotech
North Warren Regional High School
- Brandon Casey - Will be continuing his academic and lacrosse career at Centenary University majoring in Elementary Education and Special Education.
- Justin Gerkhardt - Will be attending Centenary University in the fall majoring in Business Administration and wrestling on their team.
- Katarina Grogan - Will be attending Ithaca College in the fall for her doctorate in physical therapy.
- Kelly Nelson, of Frelinghuysen - Will be attending Sussex County Community College for interior design.
- Alexandra Shramko - Will be attending James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA to study Health Sciences with an undecided pre-professional track. #GODUKES
- Paige Smedira - Will be a part of the Honors Program at Susquehanna University in the fall majoring in Ecology with a minor in Environmental Science.
- Julia Smolen - Will be attending Susquehanna University in the fall
- Haakon Spain, of Blairstown - Will be joining the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.
- Jack Swistak - Will be continuing his academic and lacrosse career at Moravian College where he will be pursing a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing…Go Hounds!
- Collin Voorhees, of Blairstown - Will be attending NCC for Welding.
Northern Arizona University
- Emily Mason - Graduating with degrees in Biology and Geology and plans on continuing her education in Colorado with dreams of becoming a paleontologist.
Penn State University
- Michael Stenderowicz - Graduating a bachelors degree in Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship with a minor in Supply Chain and Information Sciences and Technology.
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
- Viansa Bastidas - Will be attending East Stroudsburg University in the fall to study Literature.
Pope John XXII Regional High School
- Connor Dempsey - Will be attending Clemson University in the fall.
- Kelly Peter, of Hampton - Will be attending Sacred Heart University in the fall.
- Sawyer Tantleff - Will be attending Slippery Rock University where he will also play ice hockey.
- Laura Mary Bartoli, of Vernon.
- Samantha Struble, of Vernon - Graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
- Daniel Kiely - Graduating with a double major in Political Science and Criminology on 5/31/20. He will be pursuing a career in law either law school or law enforcement.
- Katlyn Torsiello – Graduating with a BS degree in Criminal Justice and minor in psychology
Sparta High School
- Nicholas Broccoletti - Will be continuing his education at Arizona State University.
- Riley Caldi - Will be continuing her education at Ohio University.
- Riley Downs - Will be attending Drew University in the fall.
- Patrick Lynch - Will be attending TCNJ in the fall.
- Deanna Masucci - Will be continuing her education at Kean University.
- Kenzie Mersin - Will be continuing her education at Ohio University.
- Nancy Nester - Will be continuing her education at Auburn University.
- Emily Opresnick - Will be continuing her education at Boston University.
- Benjamin Rogoff – Will be attending TCNJ in the fall.
- Ryan Ventresca - Will be continuing his eduction at Rutgers University.
- Elizabeth Appaluccio, of Sparta – Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.
- Francesca Caravano - Graduating with a B.S. in Health Science and a B.A. in Biology.
Sussex County Community College
- Emily Holowach – Graduating with a graphic design major.
- Gabriella Lora - Graduated with honors and a 4.0 GPA. She has also earned her spot in this year's NJ All-State Academic Team and is president of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
- Stephen Olinger - Graduating with A.S. Degree in Criminal Justice.
- Morgan Ryan Myles, of Sparta - Will be moving onto Monmouth University in the fall to complete her marketing degree.
- Tyler Simpson, of Stanhope - Received A.A.S. in Business Management and will continue education at TCNJ in fall
Sussex County Technical School
- Lucy Colvin
- Jessica Haig - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall and majoring in interior design.
- Brian Hazen - Will be attending Sussex County Community College for Graphic Design/3D Animation.
- Bill Hendershot
- Mattison Mccurry - Will be attending county College of Morris in the fall
- Anthony Saverese
- John Seibert - Will be continuing pursuing his welding certifications after graduation.
- Sequoyah Crumb - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall.
- Ryan William Turkington - Will be attending Sussex Community College in the fall.
UMASS Amherst Mount Ida Campus
- Ryan Gallagher, of Ogdensburg, - Graduating with a Vet Tech degree.
University of Delaware
- Michael Moppert, of Stanhope - Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management
University of St. Augustine San Marcos
- Phillip A Wright, of Milford PA - Graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy.
Vernon Township High School
- Collin Andriola
- Giana DeRosa
- Arianna DiMartino, of Vernon - Will be attending Felician University in the fall and majoring in Secondary Education.
- Sebastian Grau - Will follow a Marketing career in Dallas Texas.
- Hailey Ipsale - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall.
- James Kulik
Wallkill Valley Regional High School
- Kevin Armstrong, of Hamburg - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall.
- Jacob Carey - Will be attending William Paterson University in the fall.
- Hannah Conklin
- Jessica Dupre - Will be attending Monmouth University in the fall.
- Ricky Gunderman
- Jonathon Hall
- Reyes Madera
- Alex Mastroianni - Will be continuing his academic and football career at Bryant University in RI.
- Arielle McCouch
- Ashley McLean of Hamburg, - Will be attending County College Morris in the Fall
- Jonathon Rosendale - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall.
- Jamie Struble
- Jamie Titka
- Katie Vanderwiele
- Jacob Vanderwiele
- Ryan Vanicek - Will be attending Sussex County Community College in the fall
- Evan Wontor - Will be attending Columbia University in the fall.
West Milford High School
- Kiera Grady
West Morris Central High School
- Morgan Magistro - Will be attending Virginia Tech majoring in Engineering with a minor in Spanish.
***Come Back Soon as we will be adding more local grads very shortly***