DiCapua and Sgueglia Recognized as Suffolk Zone Winners

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High school students Robert DiCapua and Amanda Sgueglia were recognized as winners of this year’s Suffolk Zone Awards, given to students who best exemplify exceptional physical performance, scholarship, character and citizenship. The two seniors were recognized by the the Suffolk Zone Chapter of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at the Suffolk Zone Awards dinner, held at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on Dec. 3.

DiCapua has maintained over a 97 average in honors and Advanced Placement courses, has an A+ average in physical education, and scored 1300 on the SAT. Currently ranked in the top of his class, he has been on the Principal’s List every quarter and is an active member of the National Honor Society, Business and Marketing Honor Society, National Art Honor Society and World Language Honor Society. A two-sport athlete, DiCapua has earned multiple All-Division and All-County honors in football and baseball. He plans to major in finance and is deciding between attending Bentley University, George Washington University or New York University.   

Sgueglia, an altruistic, compassionate leader in the classroom and in competition, has been recognized as an AP Scholar, earned a 1430 SAT score and is an active member of the National Honor Society, the National English Society and World Language Honor Society. A decorated student-athlete, she earned multiple All-Division honors in soccer and lacrosse. Due to her leadership, she was selected captain of her varsity soccer team, leading them to a recent Suffolk County large school championship. Sgueglia will attend Union College in Schenectady, where she will major in mathematics and compete on the women’s soccer team.