Senior: Nautica Smith – Nautica is a resident of Jersey City and a graduate of Learning Community Charter School in Jersey City. She is a De LaSalle Scholar and member of the National Honor Society whose favorite subject is Biology 2. She is a member of the girls Volleyball Team, where she was named 2nd team All-County and named to the New Jersey Senior All-Star team, as well as Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field. In addition, she is the vice president of the National Honor Society, a founding member of Cooking Club, Model UN, Mock Trial and the Prom Committee. Her brother Champion Smith graduated from Hudson Catholic in 2013 and her nephew Jalen Carter is an alumnus of Hudson Catholic – also the Class of 2013. Outside of Hudson Catholic, she plays on a volleyball club team. Next year, Nautica plans on attending the University of New Haven and major in nutrition.
Junior: Daniel Cortes – Daniel is a resident of Elizabeth and a graduate of St. Aloysius Elementary Academy in Jersey City. He is an honor student and De LaSalle Scholar whose favorite subject is AP Chemistry. He is a member of the boy’s varsity tennis team and is a founding member of Cooking Club. Daniel’s goal is to attend UCLA and pursue a career in pharmacy
Sophomore: Aliyah Rivera – Aliyah is a resident of Jersey City and a graduate of Frank R. Conwell Middle School MS 4 in Jersey City. She is an honor student and a De LaSalle Scholar whose favorite subject is Honors Chemistry and Honors American Literature. She is a member the Hawks Girls Softball team, the Cooking Club, the Hawk Drama Society and the new Fashion Club. She also plays on travel softball teams outside of Hudson. Her sister Ashlee graduated from Hudson Catholic last year.
Freshman: Elizabeth McDonnell – Elizabeth is a resident of Union City and a graduate of St. Augustine’s Grammar School. She is an honor student whose favorite subject is English Literature. She is a member of the Hawks Drama Society. Outside of Hudson Catholic, she coaches young girls in gymnastics.