The Huntington Town Board, at its May 9 meeting, honored 20 local high school seniors who excel in both academics and athletics at the annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Ceremony.
Each of the winners – one male and one female from each of the 10 high schools in the Town -- had been selected by their school, which provided biographies that Town Board members read at the ceremony.
The Town Board also honored Town employee Joe Mannix with the Richard Ford Service Award for his outstanding work with the Town’s skate parks.
The winners and their schools are:
Cold Spring Harbor High School: Ezra Brody, Caitlin Hooks
Commack High School: Jason Salerno, Amanda Kurz
Elwood John Glenn High School: Anthony Aromolo, Samantha Ciappa
Half Hollow Hills East High School: Alex Park, Julia Pascarella
Half Hollow Hills West High School: Jovahn Williamson, Emily Chong
Harborfields High School: Nicholas Godfrey, Casandra Moisanu
Huntington High School: Lawrence Leake, Ryann Gaffney
Northport High School: Shawn Weigand, Emilie Reynolds
St. Anthony’s High School: Cole Orent, Shannon Boyle
Walt Whitman High School: Vincent Pastore, Shelbi Wuss
The Town Board also thanked Reinwalds Bakery and Bon Bons Chocolatier for providing refreshments following the ceremony.
Video of the presentations can be viewed on the Town’s television channel (18 Optimum, 38 FiOS) or here.