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Chris Civitarese: Business Development Manager

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

May 3, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Chris Civitarese (2002) has made many accomplishments since leaving HHS. Civitarese attended the College of New Jersey and majored in business administration – marketing. He graduated from college in 2006 and began working for St...

Alum Ram Mostafavi: Ophthalmology Resident

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

May 2, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Rambod Mostafavi (2001)  has many fond memories of HHS. He says that he met some of his closest friends here, who he still sees on a weekly basis. Also, he credits Hawthorne High School with preparing him well for college....

Alum Sarah Matari: A Lawyer with a Pro Bono Passion

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

May 1, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Sarah Matari, a 2003 graduate of Hawthorne High School, went on to Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Matari majored in both Philosophy and Arabic. After graduating in 2007, Matari attended Fordham Law School in New York ...

Alum Ryan Peene: From Public School to Public Affairs

Olivia Meier, Staff Writer

April 27, 2012

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Ryan Peene, a 2001 Hawthorne High School graduate, attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick and graduated in 2005. He majored in Political Science at the Eagleton Institute of Politics. After Rutgers, Peene went on to gradua...

Alum Giancarlo DiLonardo: A Young Man with a Bright Future

Brittaney Marsico, Staff Writer

April 26, 2012

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HHS graduate Giancarlo DiLonardo (2008) will be graduating in May from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. DiLonardo will graduate with three majors: Political Science, History, and Sociology. This is amazing, especially cons...

Colleen DiGeronimo: Designed to Succeed

Adam Kahn, Staff Writer

April 24, 2012

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Colleen DiGeronimo, a Hawthorne High School alumnae, graduated in 2005. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art/Graphic design from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City in 2008. She then took additional design classes at New York University (N...

A Lawyer in the Family

April 20, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Brandon M. Peene (2003) is currently an attorney practicing general corporate and securities law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New York City that consistently ranks as one of the most...

Theresa DiGeronimo: Published Author

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

March 16, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Faculty Profiles

To students at HHS, Theresa DiGeronimo is known as the junior English and Journalism teacher. Little do most students know that DiGeronimo is also a published journalist in magazines and newspapers and the author of 58 nonfictio...

All-Alumni Day a Huge Success

Samantha Contrini, Staff Writer/Web Publisher

March 13, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight, HHS News

Hawthorne High School held the first All-Alumni Day for the classes of 1935-2011 on March 10, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 300 HHS graduates from throughout the years gathered in the Media Center to meet up with old friends, look t...

Oliver (’85): Two Generations at HHS

Brittaney Marsico, Staff Writer

March 5, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight, Feature Stories

HHS student, Suzanne Louise Oliver Marsico, enjoyed her years in the swimming and medical career clubs. Yes, that’s right. Hawthorne High School used to have a swimming club and a medical career club back when Marsico went here from 1982 to ...

A Broadway Actor with Roots in HHS

February 12, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

James Van Treuren (1971) discovered an interest in the theatre while a student at Hawthorne High School. He appeared in many plays at HHS as well as several local community theatres. For the past 35 years James has been working and living in...

From HHS Student to Educator

February 12, 2012

Filed under Alumni Spotlight

Jennifer Ullrich-Hedeen (1986): Assistant Principal at an Elementary School in St. Lucie County, Florida. “It took a while for me to realize that teaching is so much more than book knowledge; it is a skill that is honed with...

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