Board Honors Students & Staff

During the February Board meeting, the Babylon Board of Education and administration honored and applauded several educators and students.

Babylon Junior-Senior High School science teacher Judy Procaccini was applauded for successfully performing the Heimlich maneuver on a student in her biology class. Fellow science teacher Claire Birone was recognized for being named a New York State Master Teacher. Babylon Memorial Grade School fourth-grade teacher Donna Hendrickson was honored for being named the Suffolk County PTA Ted Brigham Teacher of the Year.

In addition, several student-musicians were honored at the meeting for their selection to perform in some of the region’s music festivals.

High school senior Christian Martino and junior Patrick Roche were applauded for being selected to perform with the Suffolk County Music Educators Association All-County Percussion Ensemble. Seventh-grader Lauren Ragen (violin), ninth-grader Sophia Sherman (violin), 10th-grader Emma Schubart (violin), fifth-grader Sachi Onishi (violin) and sixth-grader Ethan Schubart (viola) were also honored for their selection as performers in the Long Island String Festival Association concerts.