Scholar-Athletes Honored by Town of Huntington

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The district is pleased to congratulate Harborfields High School seniors Alex Bloom and Abigail Wax for earning the Scholar Athlete Award in recognition of their exceptional academic and athletics success presented by the Town of Huntington on May 10. This award is issued to the top male and female student-athletes who hold the highest academic average in their grade.
Among her many accomplishments, Wax dedicated her four years in high school as a member of the varsity cross country, winter track and field and spring track and field teams. She held the title of “scholar-athlete” all four years in her three sports and currently holds a 105 average. In addition, she won numerous academic awards including Outstanding Achievement in biology, world history, AP biology, French and science research. She was a Research Report Badge winner for the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search, received the Bausch and Lomb Science Award and was the winner of the Harborfields High School Outstanding Student in Science Research.
Bloom, a three-year varsity basketball player, balanced hard work in the classroom and on the court. Along with helping lead his team to win League and Suffolk County Championships, he was voted by the Basketball Coaches Association to receive All-County Academic honors, leading the team with a 106 average. He was also named to the All-League team, was a recipient of the Coaches Award and has held the title of  “scholar-athlete” for the past three years. He was named AP Scholar with Distinction and Principal’s Honor Roll. Additionally, he competed in the prestigious Moody’s Mega Math Challenge and Suffolk County Math Teacher Association Contest.