Alicia Marando, Mother of Cassie, Cassandra Marando, Award Recipient, Peter Schafer, Superintendent of Schools, Teresa Sullivan, Principal of Abington High School and Christina Sweeney, Guidance Counselor. (left to right)

Abington High School Senior, Cassandra Marando, is this year’s recipient of the Certificate of Academic Excellence presented by the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents.  Students receiving this award across the State of Massachusetts have distinguished themselves in the pursuit of excellence during his or her high school career.

Cassandra is the number 1 student in the Class of 2017 at Abington High School with a current GPA average 4.0.  While at Abington High School she has been the president of her class, a member of the Mathematics Team, National Honor Society, and Stage Crew, School Committee Representative, and an AP Scholar.

Cassandra has been accepted to:

Harvard University

University of Massachusetts/Amherst

Northeastern University

Yale University

Cassandra's plan is to attend Harvard University in the fall.