2018 Academic Achievement in Psychology Students

The APA Education Directorate and the Committee of Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) congratulate those students who received an Academic Achievement in Psychology certificate in 2018. The 2019 certificates will be mailed to all TOPSS members by early spring.

Student award recipients in 2018 included:

Arizona

Hamilton High School, Chandler, Arizona
Teacher: Scott Reed

  • Kaylen Hatch
  • Kaitlyn Ligas
  • Alexandria Pomroy
  • Esha Rajadhyaksha

Valley Vista High School, Surprise, Arizona
Teacher: Christopher Dodrill

  • Oscar Castelo
  • Simone Gagnon
  • Kyra Horton
  • Jada Jordan
  • Emma Martinez
  • Yoselin Martinez
  • Anthony Mongelluzzo
  • Emma Weech
  • Logan Wojtkowski

California

Center for Advanced Research and Technology, Clovis, California
Teacher: Angela Thornton

  • Keiana Foster
  • Susan Vang

Hilltop High School, Chula Vista, California
Teacher: Allyn Olsen

  • Michelle Fox
  • Val Machado

Connecticut

Berlin High School, Berlin, Connecticut
Teacher: Brendan Rush

  • Sara Bellizi
  • Madison Monroe

Florida

Venice High School, Venice, Florida
Teacher: Shari Valencic

  • Olivia Boczniewicz
  • Andrew Bui
  • Cameron Carlson
  • Martha Cooper
  • Juliette Daddario
  • Alyssa Figueroa
  • Jessica Lippincott
  • Max Raggio
  • Christina Spinosa
  • Kristina Young

Illinois

East Leyden High School, Franklin Park, Illinois
Teacher: Theodora Kahn

  • Melanni Diaz
  • Ariana Herrera
  • Christopher Lingat
  • Karla Solis

Marian Central Catholic High School, Woodstock, Illinois
Teacher: Laura Littner

  • Casey Wells

West Leyden High School, Northlake, Illinois
Teacher: Lynn Raducha

  • Caleb Bielski
  • Citlalli Hernandez

Maine

Maranacook Community High School, Readfield, Maine
Teacher: Shane Gower

  • Laura Parent

Massachusetts

East Long Meadow High School, East Long Meadow, Massachusetts
Teacher: Kristine Rueger

  • Abigail Donaghue
  • Alisha Saillant

Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Teacher: Allison Shaver

  • Ayana Dyan
  • Shannon Fogarty

Wachusett Regional High School, Holden, Massachusetts
Teacher: Erin Shaughnessy-Zeena

  • Carly Dixon
  • Libby Dowd
  • Cailey Hauver

Michigan

Comstock High School, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Teacher: Kimberly Adams

  • Travis Neal

Northville High School, Northville, Michigan

Teacher: Teryn Chrzanowski

  • Sarah Gentner
  • Roan Haines
  • Rachel Holmes

Minnesota

Apollo High School, St. Cloud, Minnesota
Teacher: Mike Berndt

  • Nicholas Duncanson
  • Anne Hackenmueller

Missouri

Parkway North High School, Creve Coeur, Montana
Teacher: Melody Barger

  • Sophia Brandley
  • Rachel Fritz
  • Christopher Lucchesi
  • Seema Patel
  • Monica Rao
  • Garrett Slosson

Nebraska

Johnson-Brock Schools, Johnson, Nebraska
Teacher: Lori Broady

  • Trinadee McCoy

New Hampshire

Tilton School, Tilton, New Hampshire
Teacher: Chapel Love

  • Sophie Burgess-Dunn

New Jersey

Gill St. Bernard’s, Gladstone,  New Jersey
Teacher: Michael Cascini

  • Peyton Sloan

Passaic Arts and Sciences Charter School

Teacher: John Holoduek

  • Sabran Evangelista
  • Daniela Villegas

New York

Horace Mann School, Bronx, New York
Teacher: Kristen Zatarski

  • Chloe Bown

Ohio

Solon High School, Solon, Ohio
Teacher: Robin Joseph

  • Zilong Huang
  • Meredith Kinsell
  • Miranda Kinsell
  • Erika Molina
  • Sam Oguntoyinbo
  • Hannah Rosenberg
  • Lilian Shaugnessy
  • Adam Zhang

Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Teacher: Timothy Trepal

  • Faith Habrat
  • Breona Minefee
  • Omowonuola Obasa

Oregon

La Grande High School, La Grande, Oregon
Teacher: Josh White

  • Jaydia McQuin
  • Myzaiyah “Mya” Perrenoud
  • Abigail Tweten

Rhode Island

William E. Tolman High School, Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Teacher: Heather Rodrigues

  • Isabela Lopez
  • Cassandra Slaney

South Carolina

Brookland Cayce High School, Cayce, South Carolina
Teacher: Charlotte Shepard

  • Paw Der

Tennessee

Brentwood High School, Brentwood, Tennessee
Teacher: Wendy Hart

  • Malia Hullfish
  • Deepak Sundaramoothy

Texas

Energy Institute High School, Houston, Texas
Teacher: Stephen Fox

  • Luis Alvarez
  • Hadiya Culbreath
  • Trisha Litong
  • Derrick Ngo

Harmony Science Academy, San Antonio, Texas
Teacher: Joy Scrivner

  • Lorena Gonzales
  • Shyann Walker

Wisconsin

Chippewa Falls High School, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

Teacher: Virginia Welle

  •  Katrina Hunt
  • Tjorven Landwehr

Madison East High School, Madison, Wisconsin
Teacher: Alyssa Paolocci

  • Madeline Conowall
  • Sawyer Jones
  • Tessa Lynch
  • Isabel Manci

Northern Marina Islands

Marinas High School, Saipan
Teacher: Chas Algaier

  • Amalito Dalusong
  • Joyce Nisola

India

Mayo College Girls School, Amjer, Rajasthan, India
Teacher: Gayatri Singh Rathour

  • Aishwarya Abani
  • Shubhangi Goyal