Council of PTAs Scholarships Awarded

Kieran Elmore accepting his Athletic Scholarship in Honor of Paul Lyle from Oakwood PTA President Kim Phillips.
Kieran Elmore accepting his Athletic Scholarship in Honor of Paul Lyle from Oakwood PTA President Kim Phillips.
Asha Burwell accepting her Citizenship Scholarship.
Asha Burwell accepting her Citizenship Scholarship.
Nicholas Wurtz, accepting his Scholarship in Honor of John Smith from Superintendent Dave Bennardo.
Nicholas Wurtz, accepting his Scholarship in Honor of John Smith from Superintendent Dave Bennardo.
BOE trustee Michele DeGaetano congratulates Karla Thomas on her Scholarship in Honor of Sheila Montague.
BOE trustee Michele DeGaetano congratulates Karla Thomas on her Scholarship in Honor of Sheila Montague.
Harry Kibridge accepting his Citizenship Scholarship.
Harry Kibridge accepting his Citizenship Scholarship.
Rachel Guida, accepting her Athletic scholarship from PTA Council President Laura Carey.
Rachel Guida, accepting her Athletic scholarship from PTA Council President Laura Carey.
left to right: Dave Bennardo, Michele DeGaetano, and Laura Carey congratulate Jackie Crunden on her Outstanding Athlete Scholarship.
left to right: Dave Bennardo, Michele DeGaetano, and Laura Carey congratulate Jackie Crunden on her Outstanding Athlete Scholarship.
Casey File accepting her Citizenship Scholarship from Whitman PTA President Laci Wright.
Casey File accepting her Citizenship Scholarship from Whitman PTA President Laci Wright.
Dr. Bennardo congratulated Brian Windisch on his Outstanding Athlete Scholarship.
Dr. Bennardo congratulated Brian Windisch on his Outstanding Athlete Scholarship.
Accepting her Citizenship Scholarship is Sixx Lisman.
Accepting her Citizenship Scholarship is Sixx Lisman.

The South Huntington Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (PTAs) held their annual scholarship awards ceremony on Wednesday morning at Walt Whitman’s Performing Arts Center. Council President Laura Carey, assisted by First Vice President Suzanne Manaseri and Second Vice President Alyssa Slansky, were the first to hand out the Council of PTAs 2013 scholarships. Individual PTA unit awards followed, with Walt Whitman PTA President Laci Wright concluding the morning’s celebrations.

Congratulations to all of our scholarship recipients, their parents, and their educators for a job well done!

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The Council of PTAs would especially like to thank Walt Whitman High School Guidance Director Mr. Mike Sinatra and his staff for their assistance in securing the scholarship applications and their patience throughout the selection process.

South Huntington Council of PTAs 2013 Scholarship Awards

Academic scholarships presented to: 

Sarah Riordan, Sophie Podhurst, Fatima Choudhary, Matthew Locastro, Chan Kang, Kelly Eng, Emma Triolo , Amanda Lund, Jessica Malone, Eileen Panza,
Kelly Bilodeau, Anthony Sansotta, Jake Robert DeLorenzo, and
Nikhil Bartolomeo.

Citizenship presented to: Jessica Mintz, Alexandra O’Toole, Ian Zakow, Kitty LeClaire, Christopher McPartland, Sarah Marchesiello,
Nicole Katz, Nicholas Bauman, and Kate Mallinson.

Art presented to: Lindsy Tortorice

Music presented to: Jonathan Heller

Athletic (Male) presented to: Antonio Silveri

Athletic (Female) presented to: Rachel Guida

Environmental presented to: Juliann Schneider

ESL presented to: Yesenia Menjivar

Vocational in honor of Robert J. Flathmann Jr. presented to: Elani Jones

PTA Scholarship in honor of George Leitl presented to: Rebecca Stern

Jane Martin Scholarship presented to: Raquelle Viteri


South Huntington Council of PTAs 2013 Individual Unit Awards

Birchwood Intermediate School Presented by Lori Pirozzi, President, Birchwood PTA

PTA Scholarship in Honor of John Smith presented to: Nicholas Wurtz

Fran Hyde- Career in Education Scholarship Award presented to: Amanda Natale

Countrywood  Primary Center Presented by Melinda Long, President, Countrywood PTA

PTA Scholarship in Honor of Peter Dillon presented to: Christina Peluso

PTA Scholarship in Honor of Frank Zauner presented to: Haley Mena

Maplewood Intermediate School Presented by Sandy Yaeger, Treasurer, Maplewood PTA

PTA Scholarship in Honor of Howard B. Link presented to:
Allison Stango

PTA Scholarship in Honor of Hal Roehmer presented to: Elizabeth Aiello

Oakwood  Primary Center Presented by Kim Phillips, President, Oakwood PTA)

PTA Scholarship in Honor of Sheila Montague presented to:
Karla Thomas

PTA Athletic Scholarship in Honor of Paul Lyle presented to:
Kieran Elmore

SEPTA Presented by Joanne Williams, President, SEPTA)

Special Education Award presented to: Brandon Gilmore

Henry L. Stimson Middle School Presented by Regina Caliendo, President, Silas Wood/Stimson PTA

PTA Scholarship Award presented to: Angela Acevedo

PTA Scholarship Award presented to: Nicole Pilger

PTA Scholarship in Honor of Paul O’Brien presented to: Daniel Gibbons

Walt Whitman High School Presented by Laci Wright, President, Walt Whitman PTA

PTA Citizenship Scholarships presented to: Janery Vacquez, Kathryn Bellissimo, Casey Lynn File, Sixx Lisman,
Asha Burwell, Harry Kibridge, Sung Hwan Yoon, and
Ryan Muhlstock.

Outstanding Athlete Scholarships presented to:
Brian Windisch and Jacqueline Crunden.