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     Awards and Accomplishments for School Year 2015-2016

    Awards and Accomplishments for the

    School Year 2016-2017


    • East Brunswick is the only district in the state to have 11 Blue Ribbon Schools. The schools are: Bowne-Munro, Central, Chittick, Frost, Irwin, Lawrence Brook, Memorial and Warnsdorfer Elementary Schools, Hammarskjold Middle School, Churchill Junior High School and East Brunswick High School.
    • “EBHS is without a doubt one of the finest schools in the nation. It is a school that has a very strong academic program, supported by ample financial resources and guided by excellent leadership.” Quote taken from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation for Growth Validation Team.
    • East Brunswick High School ranked 25th Best Public High School by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.
    • One hundred and thirty-four students were inducted into the National Honor Society. The National Honor Society now has 252 members.
    • Six hundred and ninety seniors graduated in June 2017 of which 95% will be going on to post-secondary educational experiences.
    • Twenty-seven students graduated with highest honors.
    • Two 2017 graduates have been accepted to the Naval Academy for the class of 2021. It is the first time in 15 years and never before have 2 gone in the same year. 
    • As reported to guidance 1 graduating senior enlisted in the US Army, 1 graduating senior enlisted in the US Air Force and 3 graduating seniors enlisted in the US Marines to to lay down their lives for us all.
    • Seventeen EBHS students were selected as finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship
    • East Brunswick High School has earned accreditation from the Middle States Association Commission of Elementary and Secondary Schools.
    • One student placed first in state for NJ FCCLA – Lessons Learned.
    • In the FBLA State Leadership Competition: One EBHS student placed first in Improteau Speaking; three EBHS students placed first in Global Business; one EBHS student placed second in Graphic Design; one EBHS Student placed second in Public Speaking II; three EBHS students placed second in Business Ethics and three EBHS students placed fourth in Emerging Business.
    • The EBHS International Studies / Model UN team won the Best Large School Delegation award at the Rutgers University Model UN (RUMUN) Competition. Over seventy-seven students contributed to this achievement.
    • Twenty-two East Brunswick High School students participated in the nationally recognized Rutgers Waksman Scholars Program and have had their research published on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) database.
    • At the State Level of the National Science Olympiad: One CJHS team placed first in Meteorology and one CJHS Team placed first in Fast Facts.
    • At the State Level of the National Science Olympiad two CJHS Teachers,
      Alexandra Bartfield & Beth Shobe, were awarded Excellence in Coaching.
    • Churchill Junior High School’s Biology League ranked 3rd in the State out of 128 participating schools at the NJ Biology League Competition and one student ranked first in state as an individual competitor in the NJ Biology League Overall Competition.
    • One East Brunswick High School team participated in the 2017 New Jersey Science League and placed first in the state in Physics C .
    • One student was accepted into the NJ Governor’s School Scholar for Engineering and Technology.
    • Two students were accepted into the NJ Governor’s School of the Sciences at Drew University.
    • Twenty-nine new members were inducted into the French Honor Society.
    • One hundred new members were inducted into the Spanish Honor Society.
    • Eleven new members were inducted into the German Honor Society.
    • Twelve new members were inducted into the Italian Honor Society.
    • Eighty students received the New Jersey Seal of Bi-literacy.
    • Eight students from East Brunswick High School qualified to take the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME).


    • The East Brunswick Athletic Program was ranked #39 in the state as reported by NJ.COM.
    • Two students were named to the All Red Division Team for Boys’ Soccer.
    • The Girls’ Soccer Team was both GMC and Red Division Champions. Two EBHS students were named to the All Red Division and All GMC Team and one EBHS student was named to the All Red Division Team. 
    • One EBHS student was the 113-pound Wrestling GMC Champion.
    • At the NJSIAA Wrestling Championships, one EBHS student finished in the top 12 for the 120-lb. weight class, one EBHS student finished 5th at the 126-lb. weight class and one EBHS student finished 3rd at 113-lbs. 
    • Boys’ Wrestling had 3 District Champions and 3 Regional Champions for the first time in the program’s history.
    • One EBHS student received his 100th Wrestling win.
    • Two students were named to First Team All-Conference for Track.
    • One student on the Girls’ Basketball Team was selected in the GMC Red Division 1st Team as well as 1st Team All-Conference.
    • One student on the Girls’ Basketball Team was selected to the 2nd Team All Division for GMC.
    • One EBHS student was the Sectional Championship in the 400m hurdles. 
    • One EBHS student was the GMC Champion in the Pole Vault.
    • One EBHS student was the GMC Champion in the High Hurdles.
    • The EBHS Boys’ Baseball Team won the Red Division for the 2nd consecutive year.
    • The Girls’ Swimming Team captured the GMC Championship and the Red Division Champions. This was their fourth championship in a row.
    • Swimming competed in the NJSIAA Individual Championships. EBHS had a student finish in the top 20 for the 100-meter back stroke and the Relay Team finished 25th in the state. They posted the fastest time in the conference.
    • In Winter Track, one EBHS student placed 5th in the 55m Hurdles and medaled at the Meet of Champions.
    • Boys’ Bowling had an outstanding season finishing Red Division Champs, GMC Champs, Sectional Champs, Group 4 Champs, and finally the Champions of the Tournament Champions.
    • The Boys Bowling team won the Baker Classic at Majestic Lanes.
    • The EBHS Cheer Team took first place at the Woodbridge Competition and Cheer competed in their State Tournament and finished 4th in their Division.  The Cheer Team took 2nd in the GMC for their Competition Routine.
    • Track had 2 GMC Champions:  one EBHS student in the 55m Hurdles and one student in the 3200-meter race. The Boys’ Pole Vault Team, had two GMC Relay Champions.
    • The EBHS Boys’ Cross Country Team won the Red Division Race and were Red Division Champions.
    • In Girls’ Volleyball, one EBHS student was named to the 3rd Team All-State, 1st Team All Group 4 and was named as GMC Player of the Year.
    • The Girls’ Volleyball Team is both GMC and Red Division Champions. 
    • In Tennis, one EBHS student was named to the All GMC and All Red Division Team. 
    • Coach Brady was named Division Coach of the Year for Girls’ Soccer.
    • Coach Portera was named Division Coach of the Year for Girls’ Volleyball.
    • Coach Clay was named All Conference Coach of the Year for Girls’ Tennis.
    • Coach Carney was named as Coach of the Year for Boys’ Swimming.
    • EBHS Coach Spishock was named GMC Boys’ Bowling Coach of the Year.


    Congratulations to student musicians selected for Honors, Regional and All-State Ensembles:

    • All State Intermediate Orchestra (10)
    • All State Honors Chamber Orchestra (1)
    • All State Orchestra (6)
    • All State Honors Choirs (2)
    • New Jersey Honors Chamber Orchestra (2)
    • 2017 CJMEA Wind Ensemble (4)
    • 2017 CJMEA High School Orchestra (2)
    • 2017 CJMEA High School Symphonic Band (3)
    • 2017 NAfME All Eastern Band (1)
    • 2017 All Eastern Honors Orchestra (2)
    • 2017 NJMEA All State Wind Ensemble (2)
    • 2017 NJMEA All State Symphonic Band (4)
    • All State Intermediate Orchestra (2)
    • CJMEA Intermediate Regional Chamber Orchestra (3)
    • CJMEA Intermediate Regional String Orchestra (1)
    • CJMEA Regional Orchestra (9)
    • CJMEA Intermediate Region Wind Ensemble (1)
    • Region Intermediate String Orchestra (2)
    • Region II Intermediate Chorus (11)
    • Central Jersey Regional Honor Choir (10)
    • CJMEA Region II Intermediate Chamber Orchestra (9)
    • CJMEA Intermediate Region Orchestra (1)
    • One EBHS Marching Band Color Guard Member was selected to participate in the prestigious Macy’s Great American Marching Band.
    • 66 Students were inducted into the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
    • Two EBHS students had their art work (paintings) chosen for the Middlesex County Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibit at the State House in Trenton.

    Other Accomplishments

    • $3,137 was raised by our stafffrom a district-wide Denim Day in October 2016 and donated locally to the Rutgers Cancer Institute Foundation.
    • The East Brunswick High School Girls’ VolleyballProgram hosted their annual "Pink Out" Volleyball Tournament Fundraiser to benefit Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Awareness and raised $3,200.
    • A district-wide Denim Day raised$4,111 for National Go Red Day sponsored by the American Heart Association to go towards awareness, research and community programs.
    • Hammarskjold Middle Schoolraised $24,000 for the American Cancer Society at their 8th Annual Relay Field Day.        
    • On the two district-wide Denim Days, our staffraised a total of $4,846 for the East Brunswick Education Foundation.
    • In total, our educational community collected 12,000 pounds of food for MCFOODS.






Staff Awards 2016

2016-2017 Staff Award Winners

Years of Service

2016-2017 Years of Service Awards