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The Branchburg News • June 2012 • Page 19 Newsmakers More


Elizabeth received a 4-H Prep Scholarship and a 4-H Associa- tion Scholarship.


undergraduate Business degrees in Management and Entrepre- neurship from Rowan in 2010.


Kaylyn Butynes of Branch- burg is one of seven senior stu- dents in the Theater Arts Program at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School to share in $964,000 in scholarships for 2012. Kaylyn will continue her studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey.


Ryan Zamorsky Kean University Senior south- Nick Annunziata


Nicholas Joseph Annunziata of Branchburg, a high honor roll senior at St. Joseph High School in Metuchen, received the 2012 Brian Piccolo Award from UNICO Dis- trict X at a ceremony at L’Affaire in Mountainside on May 11. The award is presented to a student who has overcome adversity and excelled on the field as well as in the classroom. Special guests at the event included legendary Brook- lyn Dodger pitcher Ralph Branca and NY Jets star Santonio Holmes. Nick will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, studying Biomedical Engineering and will also be playing baseball for the En- gineers.


Elizabeth Frank of Neshanic Station was among eight students who received Somerset County 4-H scholarships, sharing $10,000 for their continuing education.


Shannon Walsh


Shannon M. Walsh, a Branch- burg senior at Immaculata High School, has been named Immacu- lata’s 2012 New Jersey State In- terscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Scholar-Athlete. Shan- non was honored at the NJSIAA 19th Annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Program on May 20 at Pines Manor in Edison. Honorees are graduating seniors who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above, excelled in an NJ- SIAA sponsored varsity sport, and exhibited outstanding school and community citizenship. Shannon played Varsity Soccer and La- crosse at Immaculata, lettering four years in soccer and serving as team captain and lettering three years in lacrosse. She is the daughter of Joe and Nancy Walsh and will be attending Loyola University Mary- land in the fall.


paw Ryan Zamorsky of Branch- burg has been tabbed as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year as announced by the conference on May 2. Zamorsky finished with a 4-0 record in con- ference play this season with a perfect 0.00 ERA. He allowed just two unearned runs in 31 innings of work. He also fanned 17, with opponents batting just .200 against him in league action. Overall, he leads the team with a 7-1 record and a 0.80 ERA in 67 and a third innings of work this season. In his senior year with the Cougars he has appeared in 30 games, starting 23 in his first three seasons. In 158 innings pitched Ryan has earned a 12-7 record with two complete games, fanned 128 batters, walk- ing just 51. He was NJAC Second- Team (2009), NJCBA Rookie Pitcher of the Year (2009), ABCA Mid-Atlantic Region Third-Team (2009), and NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic Region All-Tour- nament Team (2009). Ryan is a 2008 graduate of Somerville High School.


Jason Vadimsky of Branchburg graduated from Rowan University with his MBA, with a specialty in Marketing, on May 10. He received


Caitlin Cimino as Lina Lamont


Caitlin Cimino was nominated May 7 by the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards Program for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Lina Lamont in Somerville High School’s musical “Singin’ In The Rain.” Caitlin is a junior and has been in the musicals for the last three years. One-hun- dred high schools applied for the awards and seven nominees were chosen in each category. The pitt orchestra also received Honorable Mention for Outstanding Perfor- mance by an Orchestra. An awards ceremony will be held in June at the Papermill Playhouse to select the winners.


Jordan Hollander


Jordan Hollander graduated in December 2011 from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, with an MSc in Comparative European Politics. He is now studying at Rut- gers School of Law-Camden, as a Justicia set Fides in Lex Scholar- ship student and was accepted into the Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellowship Program at Rutgers University as a Governor’s Ex- ecutive Fellow. He was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester 2011 and the First Year High Hon- or Roll.


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