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MNHS Alum Honored for Highest Academic Record at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Manalapan High School alum Michael James McNicholas received a high honor from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute during his graduation ceremony. 

Michael, an aeronautical engineering student graduating with a perfect 4.0, received the J. Erik Jonsson Prize, which was established by J. Erik Jonsson ’22 to honor the senior who has achieved the highest academic record in the class. 

Michael is no stranger to honors from Rensselaer. As a junior at Manalapan High School, Michael received the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal Award for Math and Science.