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Jillian Piazza, a 2013 graduate of Long Beach High School, was named an Academic All-American by the U.S. Lacrosse Association. This award recognizes lacrosse achievements, sportsmanship and academic excellence.
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An All-County, All-County Honorable Mention and All-Conference player, Jillian was recognized as the 2013 Long Beach lacrosse team MVP. She also received the Corey Lovrich Award for lacrosse achievement, leadership and community service, as well as the U.S. Army National Scholar-Athlete award.A high honor roll student, Jillian was named a member of the National Honor Society and the Foreign Language Honor Society. She was also named an AP Scholar with Honor. Jillian is currently a freshman at Colgate University.