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April 19, 2022

Juan-Diego Lara, a 17-year-old junior at Westfield High School, has been selected to participate in the 2022 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Youth Leadership Institute. He was among 440 students across 45 states, DC and Puerto Rico to be recognized with this honor, from a national applicant pool of 2,447 ...

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March 25, 2022

Aashi Mishra's preparations for the SAT ended up paying off when she earned a perfect score of 1600. Mishra, a junior at Union County Magnet High School, a competitive high school with an emphasis on specialized STEM education.   Aashi Mishra is a resident of Westfield. She took SAT on March 12.

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February 5, 2022

Westfield is a town that many folks are both drawn to and feel supported by. That includes writers and artists. Pre-COVID, Tom's short film "Zoe, What's Going On" played at the 2019 Westfield Film Festival as well as several other indie film festivals. TAPinto Westfield wrote a feature article ...

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January 28, 2022

Margaret Ferris, a senior at Mount Saint Mary Academy, has received a $1,000 scholarship from Next Gen Personal Finance for her creative response to the National Payback Challenge. The challenge entailed playing a game that simulated the process of applying for, choosing and attending college, ...

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November 11, 2021

Jorge Ledesma, a graduate of Westfield High School who graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in Social Studies from Harvard University, recently began studying at Oxford University. In 2019, Jorge earned Harvard’s John Palfrey Prize as “the most distinguished scholar in the ...

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September 30, 2021

Congratulations to Central Jersey Fillies 16U, the winners of the USSSA Fastpitch Softball Tournament in Edison, NJ over this past weekend. The team clinched the win with an 8-0 shutout championship game. The team includes three Westfield residents and GSLW alumni, Shayne Cleeve (pitcher), ...

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September 17, 2021

Jimmy Arbes graduated Westfield High School as a two-time state champion golfer. Arbes went on to play for Rutgers University on a golf scholarship. Since then, Jimmy has become a father and stepfather, but remains highly competitive in amateur golf within the NJSGA and MGA sections. Since ...

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September 14, 2021

Sean McManus, a 2017 graduate of Summit High School and a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory, has been cast in the North American Tour of the Broadway Musical "Cats." Sean was a winner of the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award as a member of the Summit High School Theatre ...

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September 14, 2021

Sean McManus, a 2017 graduate of Summit High School and a recent graduate of The Boston Conservatory, has been cast in the North American Tour of the Broadway Musical "Cats".  Sean was a winner of the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award as a member of the Summit High School Theatre Program.  He ...

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February 5, 2020

We all miss the kids when they move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing... Name: Nick Zickgraf Year graduated high school:  2013 Favorite memory of high school:  The pasta nights with the soccer team before our night games on the stadium field.  I miss being part of a ...

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February 3, 2020

We all miss the kids when they move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing... Year graduated high school:  2013 Favorite memory of high school:  The pasta nights with the soccer team before our night games on the stadium field.  I miss being part of a team and spending all ...

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January 17, 2020

We all miss the kids who move away after high school. Let's find out how they are doing...  Name: Sean Spillane Year graduated from David Brearley High School: 2013 Favorite memory of high school:  Getting to spend class, lunch, and practices with my friends every day. You don’t realize ...

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