Exceptional Student Athletes Honored

Whitman Principal Kathie Acker is very proud of these two seniors.
Whitman Principal Kathie Acker is very proud of these two seniors.

At the recently held Suffolk Zone Award for Excellence in Physical Education, two students from Walt Whitman High School received awards for their leadership, community service, sportsmanship and exceptional athletic ability.

The Suffolk Zone is part of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYS AHPERD).  This professional organization supports, encourages, facilitates, advocates and promotes physically active and healthy lifestyles through school and community programs in health education, physical education, recreation and dance.

Congratulations to Walt Whitman seniors Rebecca Sansotta and Josh Roiland.

Rebecca was a captain on the Field Hockey team this past fall and Drum Major for the Wildcat Marching Band. Rebecca is hoping to attend Macaulay Honors College in the fall were she would like to study either Physical Therapy or Exercise Science.

Josh is a three-sport athlete and a captain of the Cross Country, Wrestling, and Track and Field teams. Josh is looking to attend the small and highly selective Honors College at Stony Brook University in the fall, where he hopes to pursue a career in Veterinary Science.