Posted On May 23, 2017
Nicole Arakaki is a sophomore at Passaic County Technical Institute. She currently takes all honors classes and has a cumulative GPA of 4.2, repeatedly earning her the Principal’s Honor Roll. Also, Nicole received recognition as an award recipient for the Circle of Success, in which she was the one student selected from the Academy of the Performing Arts. Specifically, she participates in the dance program run by Jennifer Ackermann and Cassandra Rossi. Throughout Nicole’s time in the dance program, she was also voted for Dancer of the Month this past January and is being inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts this year. With the school’s help, the dance program had several residencies, allowing her to work with Jay T Jenkins, Randy James, Carolyn Dorfman, Tom McKee, and more. Additionally, she has participated in numerous school-related functions, including the Hispanic Heritage Assembly, Holiday Assembly, African American Assembly, and Asian Pacific Assembly.