Patrick Bova, a 2014 graduate of Unionville High School, graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. He was the student chosen to receive the Richard J. Koppenaal Award for Distinguished Interdisciplinary Study—Given by the faculty to an undergraduate student who has completed an exemplary interdisciplinary program of study. This is Gallatin’s top academic award. He was also an America's Scholar, received Honors on his Senior Project and was a recipient of the Dean's Award for Graduating Seniors. At NYU he developed a concentration in contemporary art, museum studies, and anthropology, with a minor in French.