Carneys Point Twp. -Brothers Aaron and Frank Yangello each received special recognition at Salem Community College’s Commencement.
SCC honored Aaron Yangello with the Dr. Peter B. Contini College Service Achievement Award, presented annually to a graduating student who addresses College issues, displays school spirit, and is active in campus clubs and activities. As president of our Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter, he and fellow members sponsored computer workshops for the community and worked to establish student clubs in performing arts, intramural sports and gaming. Aaron served on the student life committee, volunteered twice at the Gala benefitting the College’s scholarship fund, and spoke at New Jersey STARS and School Counts! information sessions.
This spring, Aaron was also honored as a member of the New Jersey All-State Academic Team. He graduated with an associate in science degree with high honors in physics/engineering and earned a faculty medallion. He will transfer to Rowan University and major in computer and electrical engineering.
Frank Yangello received the 11th annual Arlene Kelley Service to Students Award, presented annually to an SCC employee who demonstrates a dedication and passion to student success and goes the extra mile to address student concerns. A 2013 SCC graduate, Frank has earned the high respect of colleagues for his dedication to the College. He has enthusiastically assisted students at the Enrollment Management reception area, and has been an SCC ambassador at college fairs and community events for the past two years.
Frank recently graduated with a bachelor of science degree with honors (magna cum laude) in biology from Rowan University. He was accepted into the Thomas Jefferson University Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
Caption: Frank Yangello (left) received the Arlene Kelley Service to Students Award and brother Aaron Yangello was honored with the Dr. Peter B. Contini College Service Achievement Award at the Salem Community College Commencement ceremony.