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Britley Learnard, Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture Science and Technology Education Center (19'), majoring in Psychology

Britley Learnard, Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture Science and Technology Education Center (19'), majoring in Psychology

Student
UConn ECE classes have provided me with the opportunity to develop study habits, learn time management skills, and challenge myself in various academic subjects that I will be studying in the future
Dina DeRosa, East Haven High School, School Counselor

Dina DeRosa, East Haven High School, School Counselor

Site Representative
The UConn ECE Program is an incredible opportunity for our students at East Haven High School. This unique program helps enhance students' knowledge all the while assisting them to get a head start on their future. I enjoy working with the phenomenal staff at ECE.
Sophia C. Zagaja, Wethersfield High School ('19), Intended Major: Allied Health Sciences

Sophia C. Zagaja, Wethersfield High School ('19), Intended Major: Allied Health Sciences

Student
Through the many ECE classes I have enrolled in, the teachers and advisers at my high school, and even the supervisors at UConn, have been a great help to my and other students' learning process. This experience has given me an academic advantage, and has taught me that planning ahead for your future is important, and by taking ECE courses provided by UConn, I am already starting to prepare for my next journey
Gary Brownbill, South Windsor High School ('19), Intended Major: Anthropology

Gary Brownbill, South Windsor High School ('19), Intended Major: Anthropology

Student
The program is amazing. At our school alone, I have seen enrollment almost double over the past two years. The students love the work they are doing and are gratified being able to earn college credit. I can only imagine as to in another two years, how immense UConn ECE will become.
Anthony R. Salutari, Jr., Principal, Daniel Hand High School

Anthony R. Salutari, Jr., Principal, Daniel Hand High School

Principal
Offering UConn ECE courses has allowed our school community to develop an incredibly positive and valuable relationship with the university. Additionally, our students have an opportunity to participate in college level courses during high school that will prepare them for greater success when they enter the next phase of their educational careers.
Melissa Levin, Hall High School ('15), currently attending UConn, majoring in Communications

Melissa Levin, Hall High School ('15), currently attending UConn, majoring in Communication

Alumni
Taking ECE courses in high school prepared me for the rigorous and intensive courses I would be taking during my time at UConn. By taking both ECE Economics and ECE Statistics at my high school, I was able to come to UConn with two major classes already completed. Now a graduating senior, I could not imagine my UConn experience without the preparation from my ECE classes.
Kaylee Morosky, Middletown High School ('19), Intended Major: Pharmacy

Kaylee Morosky, Middletown High School ('19), Intended Major: Pharmacy

Student
UConn ECE has helped my school by providing my fellow peers with a way to experience a true college-level course and possibility to earn credits for a very generous price before even entering college. Personally, my French V UConn ECE course gave me the confidence and ability to have conversations with French citizens when I went on a school field trip to France last spring.
Daniel Cote, Christian Heritage School, Science Department Chair

Daniel Cote, Christian Heritage School, Science Department Chair

Site Representative
I have been part of the UConn ECE program since 2001. It is hard to overstate the positive impact of the UConn ECE program on our students. The courses offered in the UConn ECE program stimulate the intellectual development of young minds in a way that standard high school curriculum cannot. Many students have found their path forward through the varied UConn ECE courses they have taken. The UConn ECE program leverages taxpayer dollars invested in the university by providing excellent academic opportunities for Connecticut high school students.
Jessica Hinckley, Windham High School ('16), currently attending UConn, majoring in Psychological Sciences with a minor in Neuroscience

Jessica Hinckley, Windham High School ('16), Graduated UConn 2019, majoring in Psychological Sciences with a minor in Neuroscience

Alumni
The UConn ECE program allowed me to take challenging and intriguing courses while in high school as well as equipped me with the courses necessary to fulfill all of the requirements for my major and minor after only three years at UConn.