“Best Board Meeting of the Year” as School District Honors Students

Superintendent of Schools Justin Smith and the Evesham Board of Education recognized numerous students for achievements in academics, art, music and sports at their May 30 board meeting.

“This is certainly the best board meeting of the year because it is all about honoring students,” Smith said. “We have so many students here who have done amazing things in the arts, athletics, academics and many, many more.”

Middle school students Madelynn Baugh and Julia Guzzo were recognized for winning the award Silver Award of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America by donating recreational items to DeMasi Elementary and Middle Schools for use during recess.

The Marlton Middle School Yearbook Club has been recognized for its 2024 Jostens 2024 National Yearbook of Excellence Award at the Bronze Level.

  • Students: Elaina Escobedo, Reese Gindhart, Lila Rose Lepore, Zoe Mandry and Kaila Weiss, Joshua Zucco.

Students were recognized for winning the Elks 2024 “What the Bill of Rights Means to Me” essay contest.

  • Fifth-grader Kaitlyn Schultz of Marlton Elementary School won first place in the New Jersey Elks Southwest district in the fifth grade division.
  • Sixth-grader Emily Li of Marlton Middle School won first place in the New Jersey Elks Southwest district for sixth grade and second place in the New Jersey Elks Americana program.

Students were recognized for earning a spot in the 2024 South Jersey Honor Band.

  • Beecher School: Zanibel Lee, Madeline Cruz, Alice Solorzano, Hannah Wang.
  • DeMasi Elementary: Connor Lukianovich, Faith Fisicaro, Cameron Motoshige, Abigail Lane, Evan Wang.
  • Jaggard School: Cooper Lynch, Eniola Ogunnubi, Eva Szemere, Lori Lee.
  • Marlton Elementary School: Corinne Falcone, Abigail Kearney, Alyssa George, Harper Booth.
  • Rice School: Emily Cummings, Graham Campbell, Madelyn Diller.
  • Van Zant School: Elizabeth Miller, Nora Kerber, Samuel Hasan.
  • DeMasi Middle School: David Yang, Inmozhi Kalaichezhiyan, Cody Heberlig.
  • Marlton High School: Ellie Galambos, Darwin DeLucas, Rachel Waltrich, Nathan Krammer.

Students were awarded for winning the 2024 Mathematics League.

  • Beecher School: Terence Lim.
  • DeMasi Elementary School: Max Giordano (highest scoring in district, fifth grade).
  • Jaggard School: Cooper Lynch and Owen Wiekle (tie).
  • Marlton Elementary: Michael Shapiro.
  • Rice School: Mason Pyon.
  • Van Zant School: Sam Hasan.
  • Marlton Middle School: Emily Li and Samantha McMullen (district highest, sixth grade), Elaine Eckhart and Anthony Hughes (seventh grade), and Andrew Vare (district highest) and Landon Hackney.
  • DeMasi High School: Purvi Agrawal (Associated Highest District School, Sixth Grade) and Pushkar Vatsavayi; Charles Liu (highest score in district) and Zia Lee for seventh grade; and Gracie O’Donnell and Darsh Gajera, eighth graders.

The Marlton Middle School boys soccer team was recognized for its undefeated season.

Carter Biederman, Vivan Chatrath, Elijah Coenen, Dylan Coffina, Jaxon Coleman, Mika Holownia, Braydon Housel, Grady Ives, Brady Klauder, Drew Lanzilotta, Liam Maybrown, Sullivan McCloskey, Ethan Ramsey, Kyle Redeker, Carter Reeve, Landon Reiter, Hamza Salahuddin , Matthew Shultz, William Sparrow and Sterling Washington.

The DeMasi Middle School girls lacrosse team was recognized for its undefeated season.

Brynn Anyzek, Alexandra Baselice, Abigail Brown, Victoria Brown, Madison Burger, Brooke Butler, Madelyn Chung, Riley Conn, Anna Damian, Jila Dinovelli, Gabriella Dispenza, Peyton Dumsha, Lillian Gorsline, Mackenzie Judernatz, Casey Leisse, Ava Lumley, Maggie Melnychuk , Gwyneth Olivar, Brenna Rogers, Brynlee Rogers, Maura Spicer, Madison Thiemann, Annalize Tierney, Midori Johns and Adriana Sponseller.