Kings Park high school junior, Marisa Catapano is the recipient of the 2012 Dartmouth College Book Award.
The book presented to Marisa is Theodor SUESS Geisel, a biography of Theodor Geisel, Dartmouth class of 1925, written by Dartmouth professor Donald E. Pease.
The award is presented to juniors who are in the top five percent of the class and who have demonstrated intellectual leadership and have made a positive contribution to the extracurricular life of their school.
Catapano is a member of the Peer Support and Students Against Destructive Decisions organizations and a member of the National Honor Society. Catapano is also a member of the French National Honor Society where she tutors and is a singer in the A cappella group, Park Swing.