Class of 2024: Emmaus senior wins Academic Center award

Congratulations. schoolwide award winner Samuel Malitz!

ALLENTOWN, Pa. | The Academic Center is Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s full-day option for students who want to integrate academic studies with their career and technical training.

One of this year’s two Outstanding Academic Center Senior Award winners is Samuel Malitz, an Emmaus High School student in LCTI’s Teacher Education program. Academic Center Assistant Principal Jamie Carr honored Samuel on Wednesday (May 29, 2024) at PPL Center during the school’s Class of 2024 Senior Recognition Night. The prestigious, schoolwide award was one of six presented at the ceremony.

Ms. Carr said Samuel’s positive attitude and leadership help “enhance the Academic Center experience for everyone around him and that’s truly exceptional.”

Samuel plans to study elementary education at Kutztown University this fall. He wants to be a fourth- or fifth-grade teacher after college. 

The Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Outstanding Academic Center Senior Award is presented annually to two full-day seniors who perform at a high academic level and demonstrate the ability to build relationships with their peers and staff while consistently exhibiting professionalism and leadership in the Academic Center.

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