Sure, a school-issued paper certificate celebrating your child's good grades isn't a tall, shiny trophy or a stack of scholarship money -- but it's still a source of pride. Below is a list of local students who have recently received academic honors at their colleges or high schools. Don't see any names you recognize? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to share your good news with Scarsdale Patch.
Santina Anne Scarcella of Scarsdale, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2014, has been inducted into the Colgate chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national scholastic honorary society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of first-year students.
Sacred Heart University
Michael Donovan of Scarsdale was named to the fall 2011 Dean's List at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. To receive this honor, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade average, based on a 4.0 scale.
Mitchell Mosk of Scarsdale, a member of the class of 2014, was named to Tufts University's Dean's List for the Fall 2011 semester. Dean's List honors at Tufts University require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater.
Horace Mann School
Samuel A. Bauman of Scarsdale has been named a Presidential Scholar for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Edgemont High School
Eugene K. Kim of Edgemont has been named a Presidential Scholar for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Ashish Shrestha of Edgemont has been named a Presidential Scholar for the 2011-2012 academic year.