Local students earn Pell Medal for Excellence

Local students earn Pell Medal for Excellence

NEWPORT – Sixty-one students from across Rhode Island earned the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. history this year.

The medal, originally presented by the late Sen. Claiborne Pell and his wife, Nuala Pell, recognizes college and high school students in the state who have excelled in U.S. history.

The local winners are:

North Scituate: Jacob Harwood, Ponaganset High School

Scituate: Justin Andreozzi, Scituate High School

Smithfield: Timothy Ferron, Smithfield High School; Zeynap Kazmaz, Bryant University