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Patel, Sessa honored by Middletown Area High School

Posted 10/24/18

Two Middletown Area High School seniors have been honored as Students of the Month for September.

Aayushi Patel is the daughter of Piyushkumar and Dimpleben Patel.

She is involved with Bio …

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Patel, Sessa honored by Middletown Area High School

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Two Middletown Area High School seniors have been honored as Students of the Month for September.

Aayushi Patel is the daughter of Piyushkumar and Dimpleben Patel.

She is involved with Bio GENEius State Fair, Capital Area Science and Engineering Fair, EPI Challenge, Science Olympiad, National Honor Society, tennis (captain), Youth and Government as a delegation leader, Inspire U.S. as a civic engagement ambassador, National Society of High School Scholars, Penn State PULSE, and the American Legion Essay Contest.

Honors and awards include AP Scholar with Distinction, PULSE Honors, PULSE Stars, Sophomore of the Year, Dr. George Hayward Love Sr. Judges’ Award, third place in cell biology at Science Olympiad, Civic Engagement Award, first place in Class IV American Legion Essay Contest, Distinguished Honors, Thomas M. McAuliffe Award, first place in Medicine/Health at CASEF, freshman and sophomore year, and second place in Medicine/Health at CASEF.

She plans to go to a four-year college to major in biochemistry and molecular biology and then begin medical school.

“I am honored to be chosen as Student of the Month. In my four years at Middletown Area High School, I have taken advantage of all of the opportunities offered to me as I chased my passion, and I have had the chance to learn and work with wonderful teachers here at Middletown Area High School. I am extremely grateful and thankful for all that Middletown has offered to me,” she said.

Aiden Matthew Sessa is the son of Jodi and Matt Sessa.

He is involved with Student Council and is class president. He is in FBLA, National Honor Society, Link Crew, soccer and track. He was on the Homecoming Court, and is an AP Scholar with Distinction. He is on the Distinguished Honor Roll.

He is a cashier at Giant. He plans to attend a four-year college to pursue a degree in business.

“I feel honored and thankful for being chosen for this award,” he said.