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Cronise named Rensselaer Medal winner at St. Maria Goretti

September 01, 2008

Katie Cronise of Fairplay has been named this year's Rensselaer Medal winner from St. Maria Goretti High School in Hagerstown.

The Rensselaer Medal is awarded by more than 3,900 secondary schools throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

It is given to students who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science.

To be honored with the medal, a student must be a member of the junior class and the high school's most promising science and mathematics student.

Each medalist who is accepted and who enrolls at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., receives a scholarship of $60,000, payable in four yearly awards of $15,000 each.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1824, offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences, information technology, architecture, management, the humanities and social sciences.

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