On Sunday, Jan. 22, Emily Muniz of Parsippany Hills High School and Samantha Higinbotham of Parsippany High School were recognized at Seton Hall University as part of the 20th annual New Jersey National Girls and Women in Sports Day awards luncheon at the Richard Regan Athletics and Recreation Center. NGWSD celebrates the athletic achievements of women and the positive well-being associated with sports participation while also recognizing the continuing struggle for equality for women in sports. Chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1986, NGWSD is honored in all 50 states. The Outstanding Athlete Awards will are presented to one individual from each high school, junior college, and college in attendance.
Representatives from Parsippany and Parsippany Hills High School recognized at Seton Hall University. Pictured from left to right are Robert Fulton, Parsippany Hills Track Coach; Emily Muniz, student; Samantha Higinbotham, student; Walter Bleuler, Parsippany High Track Coach.
The NJ Nets are celebrating the team’s 35th and final season in New Jersey. The team is hosting five “Celebrating New Jersey County” nights starting with Morris/Monmouth County night on February 1 against the Detroit Pistons at the Prudential Center in Newark.
During half-time on the Morris County Night, a young 14-years old violin talent from Parsippany High School, Morris County was invited to play solo performance.
Christopher Tang has played violin since age 5. He is currently playing at Lakeland Youth Symphony, and is a Concert Master in their Youth Ensemble.
Christopher Tang, Parsippany High School Student, performing at Prudential Center, Newark, NJ