First Posted: 6/3/2009
George Michael Kilzi of Waverly, son of Mary Mike and Michael Kilzi, 2005 and a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School, graduated Summa cum Laude from Syracuse University on May 10. Since commencing his studies in August 2005, Kilzi studied at the Maxwell School of Citizenship, majored in Political Science. Kilzi enriched his education by studying in London, England and working for Congressman Chris Carney on Capitol Hill.
Kilzi has gained acceptance into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the National Political Science Honor Society and Pi Sigma Alpha. In the fall, Kilzi will attend Temple University Beasley School of Law to pursue a career as a corporate tax attorney. Kilzi credited his success at Syracuse to his family and the local community in which he was raised. Specifically, Kilzi attributed his work ethic to his parents, and grandparents, the late Salvatore and Elizabeth Cognetti.