WESTON, MA— Two Waltham residents were among 90 students to graduate from The Rivers School in Weston on Friday, June 13.
A high honor roll student, David Alelyunas was elected to the Cum Laude Society on Prize Day. He was a quiet leader who excelled in his involvement in the technology scene at Rivers. An avid member of the Robotics Club and Cyber Patriot Club, David’s passion for engineering helped earn him a science internship last summer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on a project modifying surgical robotics. In addition to his demonstrated aptitude with computers, David is also a talented artist who earned an honorable mention in the 2013 Boston Globe Scholastic Art Competition for his drawing. He also accompanied fellow classmates on a service trip to New Orleans over winter break. The son of Robert and Yun Alelyunas, he will attend Northeastern University in the fall.
A high honor roll student, Andrew Aronson demonstrated great problem-solving skills and aptitude for business. He shared these skills as an avid member of the Investment Club and as manager to both the basketball and track and field teams. As an aspiring CFO, he undertook a business internship for his senior project, which he showed great tenacity in pursuing himself. He has been a camp counselor for the past two summers and his interest in community service led him to participate in the school’s service trip to New Orleans last year. He also received a Boston Globe Scholastic Art honorable mention for drawing. The son of Dr. Joyce Aronson, he will attend Northeastern University in the fall.