Verona High School student wins 11th annual NJCTS Children’s Scholarship award

The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is proud to announce Lucas J. Paige as a recipient of the 2012 NJCTS Children’s Scholarship. Paige, who will graduate from Verona High School, 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.

Paige has volunteered for Orphaned Pets, a rescue group from West Caldwell that helps saves abandoned dogs which are locked up in shelters and scheduled to be put down. Part of that work includes weekly adoption events at the Verona Petco, for which he has worked part-time, and searching for permanent and foster homes for the dogs.

NJCTS congratulates Paige – who will attend Essex County College in the fall, followed by Richard Stockton College of New Jersey next spring – 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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