Ali Mirza Award
October 13, 2019
Ali Mirza, a lifelong resident of Westport, graduated from Staples High School in 2011. Ali was on the varsity boys volleyball team and was a student manager of the girls team. At Claremont McKenna College in California, Ali selected psychology and media as his majors and he continued to play volleyball on Claremont’s club team. His team spirit, warmth and zest for life were contagious. He was also passionate about fitness and music. Ali’s constant smile lit up every gathering. He was well known for his giving and selfless ways. Ali had just completed his sophomore year when he died.