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The Collegiate Institute at West Orange High School Celebrates Graduates

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Collegiate Institute (TCI/AVID) closing ceremony was held virtually on May 25 and the event was a celebration of student accomplishments for the 2020-21 school year.

Principal Hayden Moore, Assistant Principal Kimberly Mancarella, TCI Coordinator Patricia Aldworth, senior teachers Ms. Tagen Jacobus and Ms. Janine Sullivan, and graduating seniors attended. Jamisha Sylvaince and Carolina Perez each received a TCI scholarship in the amount of $500.

Ms. Jacobus stated that Jamisha had “modeled academic growth and personal performance during her four years at the high school.  She persisted through each challenge with integrity.” 

Jamisha will be studying Molecular Biology at Montclair State University in the fall. 

Ms. Sullivan remarked that over the course of four years Carolina Perez evolved from “a struggling freshman into an honor roll student.” 

Carolina, who will be the first person in her family to attend college, will study business at Montclair University. 

Jamisha Sylvaince

 Jamisha Sylvaince (top) and Carolina Perez (below).

Carolina Perez

Cynthia Cumming
June 9, 2021