Cream of the crop

Naugatuck High School sophomore Lorant Sedenszki receives a jacket from Naugatuck High School Principal Jan Saam during a ceremony May 15 at the high school to honor sophomores, juniors and seniors who are academically in the top 5 percent of their class. –LUKE MARSHALL

Naugatuck High School sophomore Lorant Sedenszki receives a jacket from Naugatuck High School Principal Jan Saam during a ceremony May 15 at the high school to honor sophomores, juniors and seniors who are academically in the top 5 percent of their class. –LUKE MARSHALL

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School honored sophomores, juniors and seniors who are academically in the top 5 percent of their class during a ceremony May 15.

Students honored for the first time received a letterman’s jacket and letter to put on it. Students honored for the second or third time received a chevron to pin on the letter.

“I think it’s a good opportunity for all the kids who work hard in school to get recognized. All the hard work you put in throughout the year, someone notices it, and it’s a proud moment for everyone,” Naugatuck High School senior Edesiri Igbuya, who received a chevron, said.

The following students were honored:

Jacket Recipients:

Class of 2014

Julia Dias, Tyler Posser and Pahola Vargas.

Class of 2015

Lacie Dube.

Class of 2016

Adam Antunes, Raymond Blair, Sophia Boucher, Brittany Burkman, Heyi Cheng, Jacob Custer, Jonathan D’Oliveira, Nicholas Fox, Juniper Glidden, Michael Huzior, Kevin Okifo, Lorant Sedenszki, Allison Tortorici and Molly Veale.

Chevron Recipients

Class of 2014

Kaitlyn Barry, Ashley Burkman, Yun Chao Chen, Yun Yue Chen, John Dean, Rachel Fox, Katarina Gullotta, Edesiri Igbuya, Hannah Kim, Jake Morrissey, Nyerovwo Okifo and William Zavodjancik, Jr.

Class of 2015

Chloe Bevan, Michael Cocchiola, Sandra Dinis, Danielle D’Oliveira, Emily Griffin, Mikayla Healy, Eni Katrini, Jennifer Martins, Brianna Prentice, Genevieve Rimkoski, Alexandra Schaefer, Daniel Schumacher, Toni Smith and Christopher Yacavone.

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