In addition to their academic and other talents, Simsbury ABC students are chosen for their maturity, personality, and leadership potential.  Much is expected of students in the Simsbury ABC Program such as following the rules of the program, contributing to the house and maintaining high academic standards.   Students also strive to be active members of the Simsbury community by participating in sports, music and theater programs, school clubs and community service. 
Administrators, counselors and teachers at Simsbury High School acknowledge the positive impact of ABC students.  All staff, faculty and students benefit from interacting with individuals from diverse backgrounds and all are better prepared for an increasingly multi-ethnic and multicultural society.


Cameron Parham

Class of 2019
Hometown: Stone Mountain, GA
Host Family: Ellen and Curt Palmer Academic Advisor: Susan Bertenthal Activities: Pilgrims Fellowship
Sports: Indoor Track,Rugby
Interests Volunteer Tutoring


Gabriel Rosario

Class of 2019
Hometown: Lawrence, MA
Host Family: Liz and Steve Butler Academic Advisor: Lauren Shafer
Sports: Football, Track, Rugby Interests: Volunteer tutoring
Activities: Connect for Cancer, Search for a Cure, Pilgrim's Fellowship


Josue Salcedo

Class of 2020
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Host Family: Chrissy and Tommy Barnard
Academic Advisor: Cathie Oken Activities: One Acts, Winter musical
Sports: Unified sports
Interests: Theater, Dance, Singing, Visual arts


Malaki Tatum

Class of 2020
Hometown: Far Rockaway, NY
Host Family: Carolyn and Chris Lech Academic Advisor: Tom Frank Activities: Youth Group
Sports: Diving, Volleyball, Cross country
Interests: Music, Singing


Elijah Richards

Class of 2021
Hometown: Bronx, NY Host Family: Shannon and Steve Matyczyk
Academic Advisor: Lindsay English Activities: Spring School Play
Sports: Basketball
Interests: Volunteer tutoring, Connect for Cancer, Search for a Cure


Carlos Montalvo

Class of 2021
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Host Family: Jeremy and Paula Pearlman
Academic Advisor: Margot Marenakos Activities: First robotics, Debate club, Model UN
Sports: Rugby


Jiovanni Kissi

Class of 2021
Hometown: East Hartford, CT
Host Family: Michael and Joy Delaney
Academic Advisor: Joy Delaney
Activities: Future Business Leaders of America, Debate Club, Model UN, First Robotics
Sports: Cross country, Track

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Mich Ongwen

Class of 2022
Hometown: North Potomac, MD
Host Family: Rich and Trish Chamberlain
Academic Advisor: Kate Gold
Activities: Cheerleading, Morning announcements