Yale University

Yale
Contributing to a Strong New Haven
Congratulates these outstanding students from
Platt Technical High School, Milford.
Chosen by their high school, these students exemplify what is best
and brightest in the young people of our community.
Isabel Nodiff
Daughter of Peter and
Susan Nodiff of West Haven
Will attend Springfield College
G.P.A. 100.6; Class Rank 6
Class President
National Honor Society
Cheerleading, captain
Licensed Hairdresser
CT SkillsUSA Finalist
Beth-El Center, volunteer
Major: Physician’s Assistant
BS/MS
Career Goal: Physician’s Assistant
Brooke Pawlak
Daughter of Cheryl and Ken
Pawlak of Ansonia
Will attend Springfield College
G.P.A. 102.2; Class Rank 3
Class Secretary
National Honor Society
Varsity Volleyball, Basketball,
and Softball
High Honor Roll, four years
Student Council
Peer Mediator
Major: Physical Therapy, DPT
Career Goal: Physical Therapy
Dajsha Perrin
Daughter of Elizabeth and
George Perrin of Bridgeport
Will attend the University
of New Haven
G.P.A. 98.7; Class Rank 16
National Society of Black
Engineers, member and former
president, Bridgeport Chapter
2013 Bridgeport Barnum
Festival Princess
Tutor 5-8th grade students, NSBE
Major: Computer Engineering
Career Goal: Entrepreneur
Brian E. Phillips
Son of Martin and Patricia
Phillips of Milford
Will attend the University
of New Haven
G.P.A. 96.6; Class Rank 23
Skills USA, first place CT State
Championship, going on to
National Championships
National Honor Society,
recipient of Kids Count
of Milford, two years
Major: Electrical Engineering
Career Goal: Electrical Engineer
Francisco Salinas
Son of Francisco Salinas, Sr.
and Ruth Velez of New Haven
Will attend Southern
Connecticut State University
G.P.A. 4.0; Class Rank 7
National Honor Society
Presidential Merit Scholarship
SCSU Honors College Program
Created a planner Web app for
Platt Tech students
Major: Computer Science
Career Goal: Leader in software
applications and cybersecurity
Carlos Urena
Son of Carlos and Angela
Urena of Bridgeport
Will attend Fairfield University
G.P.A. 100.2; Class Rank 9
Skills USA State Champion,
Technical Computer
Applications
Varsity Track and Field, captain
CSC All-League track team,
three years
Major: Computer Science
Career Goal: Senior Software
Engineer
Creating Jobs in New Haven
Yale University works with the building
trades and the Construction Workforce
Initiative to connect local residents with
campus construction jobs.
Yale University has constructed many new facilities and renovated others in
New Haven in recent years, boosting the economy and creating numerous jobs.
Yale University projects have provided over eight hundred thousand hours of
construction work for New Haven residents in the last five years.
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