Congratulations to Marissa Guzzo who was chosen as the Rotary Student of the Month for March. Marissa is a senior at Suffield High School and also attends The Greater Hartford Academy of Math and Science. By doing so, Marissa is able to take advanced math and science classes while at the same time being able to participate in her town/school community.
Marissa is a member of the World Language Honor Society and National Honor Society. In NHS, Marissa has been involved in numerous fundraising projects and also helping advertise to promote important events within the society. Within the NHS, Marissa volunteers her time by tutoring students in multiple subjects. She is also part of SHS Wildcat Advisory Group, where she is a peer mentor for incoming 9th graders. Some other groups that Marissa is involved with are the Capital Area Math League, American Mathematics Competition Team and Physics Bowl. She is also a member of Suffield High School Student Council, Giraffe Club, Best Buddies, Academic Quiz Team, as well as one of our Morning News Anchors on our morning announcements. Marissa received a scholarship to the National Summer Transportation Institute at UCONN in 2016. She has received various awards such as the Society for Science and the People Research Digital Badges Recipient, the U.S. Department of Education Presidential Scholars Award, the Emperor Science Award Winner with Harvard Cancer mentorship, the Dr. Rick Conard Biological Research Award and the National Society for In Vitro Biology Award, as well as numerous other awards. Marissa helps out in the community at The Ronald McDonald House, is a Suffield Parks & Recreation Enrichment Camp Counselor, and volunteers at Sacred Heart Church.
As you can see by Marissa’s impressive resume, it is clear why she was chosen as the Rotary Student of the Month for March.