Perrino and Synott Named CAS-CIAC High School Scholar-Athletes

On Sunday, May 5, 2019, Seniors Madeline Perrino and Jonathan Synott will be recognized at the 36th annual CAS-CIAC High School Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner. The event recognizes those NFA individuals who meet the Academic Qualification Criteria as Scholar-Athletes. Every high school in the state will be represented in this award ceremony at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington, CT.
Madeline Perrino, daughter of Laura and Michael of Norwich, has earned four varsity letters in Girls Basketball (Team Captain) and three in Girls Soccer. In both sports, she was named the ECC Scholar-Athlete.
Academically, Perrino is ranked 7th in her class with a 4.2598 cumulative GPA. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, and the 12th-grade honors program. Perrino also serves as the Vice President of her Class and President of the Varsity “N” Club. When she is not on the field or the court, Perrino is involved with Unified Sports, NFA “Ambassadors,” and Project Outreach volunteering in her community for a wide range of causes from anti-bullying to the prevention of homelessness. She also helped organize an “End Gun Violence” rally.  Last year, she won the Gettysburg College Book Prize and the Jeremiah Halsey Prize. Perrino will study nursing at the Catholic University of America in D.C.
Jonathan Synott, son of Christine and James of Lisbon, has earned three varsity letters in Boys Soccer (Team Captain) and three in Baseball. He earned 1st Team All-ECC two years in a row for soccer and was selected this year to play in the CT Soccer Coaches Association Senior Bowl. Last year, Synott was selected as 2nd Team All-ECC as a Designated Hitter and was named the ECC Scholar-Athlete.
Academically, Synott is ranked 4th in his class with a 4.2835 cumulative GPA. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, and12th-grade honors program. Last year, he won the Trinity College Book Club Award. Synott plans to pursue a degree in chemical engineering and hopes to play club baseball at UConn.
Both Perrino and Synott are outstanding student-athletes in the NFA community. With their dedication, perseverance, and commitment to excellence. They represent the Wildcat spirit in and out of the classroom.