Orange resident and senior Kyle Marieb was recently honored by the Woodbridge Rotary Club as Amity High school Student of the Month for January. Amity High School Counselor Karen Waterman nominated Kyle expressing how “dynamic, genuine, brilliant and gracious he is”. The Student of the Month Program is co-sponsored by the Woodbridge Rotary Club and Woodbridge Social Restaurant.
Kyle who has a love for computer science has taken every programming course offered at Amity, attended the National Computer Camp for three years and has been an active member of the AHS Computer Science Club. Last summer, Kyle attended an engineering and leadership program held at the Olin College of Engineering. In addition, Kyle was selected for the Yale University ITS High School Internship Program. Kyle has excelled at troubleshooting computer problems, researching the newest technologies and building computers.
Additional curricular activities include being a member of the Amity High School Link Crew which is a selective club that helps freshmen transition to high school and work to improve school spirit and create a safe community for all Amity students. Within the Amity community, Kyle is also an exceptional peer tutor working with students to understand concepts and main ideas.
Recently, Kyle earned Eagle rank in Boy Scouts for his project supervising the construction of 20 benches for the Orange Country Fair for people to sit and relax on.
First row from left to right: Monica Kreuzer, Amity High School Assistant Principal, Karen Waterman, Amity High School Counselor, Lindsay Marieb, mother of Kyle, January Student of the Month Kyle Marieb, and Anna Marieb, grandmother of Kyle. Second row: Dr. Charles “Chip” Dumais, Rotarian and Superintendent of the Amity Regional School District, Robert Gilbert, Superintendent of Beecher Road School, Colleen Murray, Rotarian and Superintendent of Bethany Community School, Dr. Vince Scarpetti, Superintendent of Schools from Orange and Norman Marieb, grandfather of Kyle.