Students Awarded Honoring Michael S. Curtin

In Sergeant Curtin's honor, the Michael S. Curtin Awards are presented to students who were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating exemplary citizenship. Rather than emphasizing academics or athletics, these awards focus on character and compassion. They are about how students live their daily lives and how much they do for others without asking for anything in return.  thumbnail120171
In Sergeant Curtin's honor, the Michael S. Curtin Awards are presented to students who were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating exemplary citizenship. Rather than emphasizing academics or athletics, these awards focus on character and compassion. They are about how students live their daily lives and how much they do for others without asking for anything in return.
State Senator James E. Gaughran presented Samantha Francios with the Youth Leadership Recognition Award for her dedication to community service and for serving as a leader and positive role model.  thumbnail120136
State Senator James E. Gaughran presented Samantha Francios with the Youth Leadership Recognition Award for her dedication to community service and for serving as a leader and positive role model.
Sean Rankel and Alyssa Christiansen were awarded a number of awards this evening, including the American Legion Citizenship Medal and the Achievement Award from the Office of the NYS Comptroller.  thumbnail120173
Sean Rankel and Alyssa Christiansen were awarded a number of awards this evening, including the American Legion Citizenship Medal and the Achievement Award from the Office of the NYS Comptroller.
This group of seniors knows what it means to “be present” as they earn their awards for perfect attendance.  thumbnail120138
This group of seniors knows what it means to “be present” as they earn their awards for perfect attendance.
Ms. Harris, along with many other Whitman teachers and faculty members, attended the ceremony after nominating their students for the Michael S. Curtain Awards.  thumbnail120141
Ms. Harris, along with many other Whitman teachers and faculty members, attended the ceremony after nominating their students for the Michael S. Curtain Awards.

Michael S. Curtin was a Sergeant in the NYPD and on September 11, 2001 tragically perished during the World Trade Center rescue efforts. In Sergeant Curtin's honor, the Michael S. Curtin Awards are presented to students who were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating exemplary citizenship. Rather than emphasizing academics or athletics, these awards focus on character and compassion. They are about how students live their daily lives and how much they do for others without asking for anything in return. They are about what makes Whitman such a special place, and what makes South Huntington such a special community.

Congratulations to the 2019 Michael S. Curtin Citizenship Award Recipients: Nadera Andrews, Cassandra Bonilla, Muhammad Chaudhry, Estefany Chavez Chavez, Yunior Chavez Moreira, Julia Chiusano, Britney Clarke, Carl Constable Jr., Thomas Costas lll, Daniel Curtin, Elizabeth DeMartino, Gregory De Rosa, Tiffany Dominguez, Wilmer Dominguez Funez, John Dugan, Gabriela Escamilla, Gabriela Flores Benavidez, Brianna Garcia, Rebecca Geneus, Zoey Guiliano, Asma Halimi, Ianna Hankinson, Danielle Henneborn, Joselin Hernandez, Damaris Jovel Ordonez, Danielle Kleet, Karina Lew, Joseph Lewin, Nina Manganello, Stephanie Martin, Maxwell Morris, Nicholas Nicholson, Quinn O’Hara, Samantha O’Toole, Thomas Palladino, Anthony Paredes Trujillo, Jissel Ramos Vasquez, Rocio Ramos Vasquez, Joshua Ramtahal, Hailey Rankel, Mary Reciniello, Megan Richter, Ruth Rise, Jayda Rosene, Benjamin Saks, Natasha Scott, Sean Smith, Imman Sohail, Stephen Teplansky, Jacqueline Thomann, Oliver Villalta Alfaro, and Emma Weigele

 

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