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Students enroll at RIT for the 2018-2019 school year

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The following new students are planning to join Rochester Institute of Technology this fall:
  • Abdulla Al Khars of Fairport (14450) is in the computing and information technologies (BS) program.
  • Elijah Cooper of Newfane (14108), son of Kathleen Cooper and Michael Cooper, is in the computer science (BS) program. Elijah is a 2018 graduate of Newfane High School. He received an RIT Founders Scholarship.
  • Ryan Kavanagh of Fairport (14450), son of Firoza Kavanagh and David Kavanagh, is in the physics (BS) program. Ryan is a 2018 graduate of Fairport High School. He received an NYS Academic Excellence award.
  • Lauren Paige of Rochester (14624), daughter of Colleen Bush and William Paige, is in the game design and development (BS) program. Lauren is a 2018 graduate of Gates Chili High School. She received an RIT Computing Medal Scholarship.
  • Eloy Ramirez of Rochester (14621), son of Eloy Ramirez and Elvira Benoit, is in the computer engineering technology (BS) program. Eloy is a 2018 graduate of Northeast College Prep.
  • Damion Sheirod of Rochester (14619) is in the accounting (MBA) program. Damion is a 2016 graduate of James Monroe High School. He received an RIT Trustee Scholarship.
  • Meredith Zachary of Hilton (14468), daughter of Catherine Zachary and Wilson Zachary, is in the film and animation (BFA) program. Meredith is a 2018 graduate of Hilton High School. She received an RIT Founders Scholarship.
  • Tyler Corbitt of Rochester (14611), son of Stephanie Corbitt and James Corbitt, is in the chemistry (BS) program. Tyler is a 2018 graduate of Pittsford Mendon.
  • Jack Valtin of Orchard Park (14127), son of Tricia Valtin and Dan Valtin, is in the film and animation (BFA) program. Jack is a 2018 graduate of Orchard Park High School.
  • Madison Yandow of Fairport (14450), daughter of Renee Yandow and Phil Yandow, is in the university exploration (undeclared) program. Madison is a 2018 graduate of Fairport High School.
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