Honors and Updates at IT Board Meeting
The most recent Island Trees Board of Education meeting was marked by honors for two members of the school district as well as updates on the progress being made on improvements at the schools within the district.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters Welcomes Sister Agency from Macedonia
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island hosted two international leaders from the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program in Macedonia on June 21 and 22. Vera Dimitrievska and Dr. Aspazija Sofijanova Spasovsky were in Levittown and the Hamptons as part of Big Brothers Big Sisters International's Institute on Sustainability held in Washington, DC last week.
Academic Honor for Local Athlete
John P. Del Monaco of Bethpage has been awarded The Howard Shriver Scholar Athletic Award, presented to the senior who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in both academics and athletics while at Johns Hopkins University.
Levittown Resident Receives Scholar-Athlete Award
Levittown resident Lindsay Kist, an interior design major at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston recently accepted the Carl A. Swanson Scholar-Athlete Award from Professor Amos St. Germain, director of student retention and special programs. Presented to Kist last month at the annual awards ceremony, the award is given to a senior athlete who has excelled academically. Kist, who has a GPA of 3.6, played on the women's basketball and soccer teams at Wentworth. She was also named the Most Valuable Player of both teams.
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