Nicole Tapia ’20 Wins 2nd Place, $20K Art Scholarship Contest

Congratulations to senior Nicole Tapia on her second-place finish and $20,000 scholarship from Lynn University. Nicole competed against other students accepted into Lynn University. Nicole entered several of her best drawings to Lynn University for the first round selection process. After that, Lynn’s Communication and Design Professors selected finalists who then traveled to Lynn University’s campus in Boca Raton, Florida, on March 14 to participate in the second and final round. “Weeks before the competition day, I

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Six Juniors Visit Holy Land with Project Understanding

Article by Emma Carmody ’21: On February 13, 2020, six juniors from Kellenberg Memorial, including myself, six other Jewish teenagers from Long Island, a Jewish Cantor and his wife, and Kellenberg’s Father Dan Griffin, S.M., set out on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. I am truly blessed to have been able to tour Israel for ten days on this eye-opening interfaith experience. I learned multitudes about the Jewish faith which is the roots of

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Paul Bartolemea ’20 Honored as National Merit Scholar Finalist

Congratulations to senior Paul Bartolemea ’20, who has been honored as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Of the 1.5 million high school juniors who took the preliminary PSAT exam, only 15,000 (~1%) are given this distinction as a National Merit Scholarship finalist. Paul has been a member of Kellenberg Memorial since his time in the Bro. Joseph C. Fox Latin School. In his time at KMHS, Paul has been an active member

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Seniors Attend the Actors from the London Stage performance of The Tempest

On Friday, January 31st, a group of seniors traveled to Molloy College in order to catch a riveting performance of The Tempest given by the Actors from the London Stage.  Working upon a bare stage and utilizing a cast of a mere five members, the touring company put great emphasis on the purity of Shakespeare’s language, showcasing the incredible skill of the actors themselves.  The play, which is one of the major works in the

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Youri Kim ’20 and Benjamin Truncale ’20 Receive Second Consecutive All-State Music Honors

Two students from Kellenberg Memorial High School have been selected to participate in New York State School Music Association’s Conference All-State performing ensembles in Rochester, NY. in early December. Youri Kim, violin, will be performing with the All-State String Orchestra while Benjamin Truncale, tenor, will be performing with the All-State Mixed Chorus. Both students are two-time All-State participants. Students are selected for All-State ensembles through auditions done the previous spring. Thousands of students across the

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Business & Finance Club Begins Bloomberg Certification Training

On Tuesday, October 15, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior members of the Business and Finance Club traveled to Molloy College to begin their Bloomberg Certification training. The students met with the Dean of the School of Business, Dr. Maureen Mackenzie-Ruppel, who welcomed them to the program. Dr. Robert Goch introduces the modules and topics to complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) and gave a wonderful presentation on “What is Business?” The students were also introduced to

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