ELIZABETH—Three seniors at St. Mary of the Assumption High School are recipients of the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award. The Distinguished Scholar program offers, without regard to financial need, an annual award of $1,000 for up to four years of undergraduate study in a New Jersey college or university.
Students who are selected to receive the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar Award rank in the top 10 percent of their class and a minimum combined SAT score of 1260, or are ranked first, second or third in their class.
Those honored at St. Mary’s included Reynaldo Ortega of Elizabeth, Xavier Rivera of Orange and Andrew Zagorski of Elizabeth.
Ortega will continue his education at Fairleigh Dickenson University in Madison where he will study film and animation. Rivera will also be attending Fairleigh Dickinson where he will study accounting, and Zagorski will be attending Rutgers, New Brunswick where he plans to major in psychology.
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