The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is proud to announce Cody C. Stoia as a recipient of the 2012 NJCTS Children’s Scholarship. Stoia, who is from Mendham, N.J., but graduated in February 2012 from the Academy at Swift River in Massachusetts, was selected for his academic achievement, community service and accomplishments as an individual with Tourette Syndrome – a neurological disorder that affects 1 in 100 children.
Stoia is an avid member of the Interact Club, which is active in the community of Cummington, Mass., where his school is located. He also has played guitar since he was 6, frequently skied since he was 5 and began playing soccer with the Randolph (N.J.) Soccer Club when he was 4. Stoia has been a counselor at the Stony Brook Day Camp in Randolph and also worked at Dolce Hotel & Resorts in Basking Ridge.
NJCTS congratulates Stoia, who is undecided about where he will attend college in the fall but has been accepted to seven universities and now is taking courses at the County College of Morris, on his achievements and wishes him continued success in his academic and career endeavors.
Since 2001, the NJCTS Children’s Scholarship Award has been awarded to more than 200 outstanding high school seniors in the state of New Jersey who have excelled in their schools, communities and lives – representing themselves as excellent advocates for Tourette Syndrome. To learn more about the scholarship program, this year’s other scholarship winners or discover other NJCTS programs and services, please visit www.njcts.org.
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