Superintendent’s Scholars Named
Mahoney of Sutton and Goldberg of Milford Earn Awards – Febraury 22, 2019
The staff of Blackstone Valley Tech is proud to announce that Zoe Mahoney and Alex Goldberg have been named BVT’s recipients of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Award of Academic Excellence.
Also known as the Superintendent’s Scholar Award, the annual commendation is presented to two BVT seniors who exemplify the school’s commitment to cutting-edge career technical training and rigorous academics. Zoe, a Sutton resident, and Alex, a Milford resident, will graduate in May from the Engineering & Robotics program.
Zoe Mahoney is the Class of 2019 Valedictorian and a member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. She has embraced her high school experience and has risen above her peers academically, vocationally and on the field of competition. She received the M.A.S.S. Certificate of Academic Excellence. Apart from her position at the top of the class, Zoe is the captain of the Varsity Field Hockey team where she was acknowledged in the Metro West Daily News and as a CAL All-star. Zoe is a member of the Robotics Club and received the Robotics 2018 Fall Classic Excellence Award. She is Treasurer of the Aviation Club and competes yearly in SkillsUSA.
Zoe has natural leadership ability. Zoe volunteers as a student ambassador and a peer mentor at BVT. She is a member of the Engineering Advisory Committee. She is currently analyzing her college opportunities following an engineering or business pathway upon her graduation from BVT in May.
Alex Goldberg is the Class of 2019 Salutatorian and is Vice President of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. Alex maintains a very solid standing in his academic and vocational coursework. He is this year’s recipient of the Rensselaer Medal, which is awarded for outstanding achievement in Math and Science. Alex is a member of SkillsUSA and will be participating this year in the Related Technical Math competition. He is Secretary of the Gaming Club.
Alex is passionate about community involvement and volunteers his time at the Milford Youth Center as a homework helper and tutoring students. Alex also enjoys playing video games and writing stories. To strengthen his workforce entry opportunities he will study computer science at a four-year college upon his graduation from BVT in May.
Assistant Superintendent-Director/Principal Anthony Steele congratulated Zoe and Alex on their awards and thanked them for their many contributions to Valley Tech.
“Zoe and Alex are shining examples of the excellence we all strive for at BVT,” said Mr. Steele. “It has been a pleasure watching these two rising stars, and we look forward to seeing what they will accomplish as BVT graduates.”