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West Orange Scholar-Athletes Honored At Annual Essex County Athletic Director's Association Event

WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange High School students Daniella Malanga and Jeremy Flitt were honored with the Karen Fuccello Scholar-Athlete Award at the annual Essex County Athletic Director's Association event, held May 6 at Nanina's in the Park in Belleville. Over 80 scholar-athletes in Essex County attended the event.

Daniella has played an integral part in the success of the Girls Soccer team over the past four years. She was also on the Track and Field team. She not only shone as an athlete, but in the classroom, and holds a 4.6 GPA. Malanga will be attending the Rochester Institute of Technology and plans to play Women's Soccer.
Jeremy Flitt is a two-sport athlete who competed in Boys Soccer and Boys Tennis. His character was evident in everything he did in competition as well as in academics, and holds a 4.5 GPA. Flitt will be attending the University of Florida.
"One of my favorite duties as athletic director is delving into the astonishing resumes and accomplishments that so many of our student-athletes have earned in their time at West Orange High School," stated Athletic Director Stephan Zichella.
"This year's chosen scholar-athletes are truly exceptional on many levels. Their outstanding commitment to studies, sports, teammates, coaches, and families is exemplary,." he added.
WOHS ECADA Scholar-Athletes Jeremy Flitt and Daniella Malanga with Athletic Director Stephan Zichella


Cynthia Cumming
June 5, 2024