The Class of 2004-Honors and Awards
An overview of the Great Neck Public Schools Class of 2004 reveals 479 graduates from our three high schools: 225 from North, 241 from South, and 13 from the Village School. Almost 98 percent of the graduates will pursue higher education in either four- or two-year colleges. The remainder historically seeks employment, vocational training, or the Armed Services.
The Class of 2004-New Awards
Five new graduation awards were given this year to students at South and North High Schools. At South, they were the Coca-Cola Scholars Program-Regional Scholarship and the State Comptroller Achievement Award. At North, they were the DeFranco Spagnolo Salon-Day Spa Award, the Doc Mo Creative Spirit Award, and the Liza Jarolum Markus Class of '88 Memorial Award.
Margaret McNichol Honored With Special Olympics Award
Sometimes when something wonderful happens to you by surprise, or a dream becomes a reality through hard work and perseverance, you may feel so overwhelmed with emotion you can barely speak. And that is exactly what happened to Great Neck Spirits Special Olympics athlete Margaret McNichol.
Great Neck Golfer Wins Junior World Cup Qualifier
Sixteen-year-old Daniel C. Frankel of Great Neck won the World Junior Golf Cup regional qualifying round (15 through 18-year-old division) played at Virginia Oaks Golf club in Gainesville VA on June 6. He advances to the national finals held at Orlando, FL, later this June.
Graduation ... And the Next Step ...