Tri-County Success Story: Aimee Zanabria
Aimee Zanabria: 12th Grade
Mary Help of Christians Academy
Good news! We are delighted to announce that Aimee Zanabria, a Tri-County scholar at Mary Help of Christians Academy (MCHA) in North Haledon, has been accepted at Cornell University and has been awarded a full scholarship. Aimee is the daughter of a single mother who emigrated to the U.S. from Peru. Aimee also has a younger sister.
Aimee has been a recipient of a Tri-County scholarship for the four years she has been a student at MHCA. She has been on the Principal’s List or 1st Honor Roll for every marking period since she started at MHCA as a 9th grader. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society. She has been enrolled in both Honors and Advanced Placement classes.
Aimee has earned 14 College credits through participation in the Health Care Connections program at MHCA. The HCC program is affiliated with St. Joseph’s University Medical Center and UMDNJ. She is an active member of the French Club & the Health Care Club. Aimee has volunteered as an after school teacher’s aide with younger students. She also worked on an internship at Triarco.
Said MCHA assistant principal Dominic Stimola, “Aimee is a shining example of the investment made in her through the Tri-County Scholarship Fund. Your belief in her and your financial support for her has translated into her acceptance at Cornell University and the full scholarship she has been awarded.”