Board of Education Honors Student and Staff Achievements

Board of Education Honors Student and Staff Achievements Photo

During the district’s Board of Education meeting on April 19, several students and faculty members were honored for their recent outstanding achievements. Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Human Resources Dr. Rory Manning called each honoree up where they received a certificate for proudly representing the district.

Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School teacher Christine Collins was recognized for her recent induction into the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Oldfield Middle School student Omar Lee was congratulated for his first place title in the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair, while Lee’s peers Emelie Hochwald and Sofia Smith were also congratulated for their second place win at the fair.

Two Harborfields High School DECA students Katherine Paradise and Edward Serwan, were honored for becoming Finalists in the New York State DECA State Career Conference and their advisor, Alison Matthews was also honored for her dedication and support to all the students that participated in the competition.

Two more Harborfields High School students, Matthew Kearney and McKayla Lankau were praised for their outstanding artwork being accepted into the Heckscher Museum Long Island Best Competition, while their teacher Eileen Rottkamp was also recognized for her guidance and support of the students.

The Purple LEGO Eaters team consisting of 10 students were all honored for advancing to the FIRST (For Inspirational and Recognition of Science and Technology) National Competition recently. Coaches Kevin Lysaght, Paul Bayer and Andrew Armstrong were also honored for guiding the team to success at the competition and helping them advance to the National Competition.

Congratulations to all for your outstanding dedication and success!