Copiague Board Recognized for Service, Dedication
The Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Madrigals performed for the Copiague Board of Education prior to their meeting on Oct. 16 in honor of School Board Recognition Week.
In celebration of School Board Recognition week, the Copiague School District Board of Education was honored for its service prior to the Oct. 16 meeting.
The Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School Madrigals performed “Rise Up” with a solo by Elenys Diaz and “We Are the World,” led by choral director Gina Occhiogrosso. The National Art Honor Society presented a painting of an eagle with words of inspiration.
Copiague School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kathleen Bannon thanked the board for their advocacy and support of students. “You make Copiague a place where people want to work and students want to be educated,” she said.
Members of the Copiague School District Board of Education were presented a painting by the National Art Honor Society, pictured from left, trustee Peter Robinson, trustee Christopher Madden, Second Vice President Rosemary Natoli, President Laura Gavey, First Vice President Doris Fisher and trustee Brian Sales.
Donations were made on behalf of the Copiague Board of Education. They included donations to the Everett E. Newman III Scholarship Fund, Cystic Fibrosis Ride for Life, Friends of Karen from Copiague Association of Principals. The Copiague Supervisory Association donated to Jillian’s Journey, Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life, while the Copiague Teachers Association made donations to the Circle of Love Food Bank and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church Food Pantry. The Copiague Teachers Aides and Assistants Association contributed to the Everett E. Newman III Scholarship Fund and the Copiague PTA Council made a donation to the Everett E. Newman Scholarship Fund and provided refreshments for the evening.