Palmeri Earns Rensselaer Medal


High school junior Jack Palmeri has been named the winner of this year’s Rensselaer Medal for his superlative academic achievement in mathematics and science.

Honoring academic achievement, the medal serves to inspire students to pursue careers in science, engineering and technology. First awarded in 1916, this minimum $15,000 per year merit scholarship is guaranteed for four years for each medalist who applies, is accepted and chooses to enroll at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

“We are proud that Jack’s hard work and dedication have resulted in this prestigious achievement,” said his guidance counselor, Nicole Vincenti.