An Evening of Celebrations

An Evening of Celebrations

During the Babylon School District Board of Education meeting held on June 10, several staff members and students were recognized for their efforts.

To begin the night’s recognitions, Babylon Junior-Senior High School student Tara O’Rourke was presented with a token of appreciation in honor of being awarded the Long Island Special Education Administrator Association Jodi Shapiro Memorial Scholarship. Additionally, Babylon Junior-Senior High School student Sonja Boyko was recognized for receiving the Long Island Special Education Administrator Association Student of the Year Award. 

A number of Babylon Junior-Senior High School student-delegates dedicated their time toward reporting on school news during the Board of Education meetings which took place throughout the 2018-19 school year. For their efforts, they were presented with tokens of appreciation courtesy of the Board of Education. 

Babylon Junior-Senior High School Class of 2019 valedictorian Dylan Pané and salutatorian Pavani Kumar were recognized for their accomplishments. Both students obtained this high honor for their exceptional academic record, commitment to success and diligent learning throughout their careers at the Babylon Junior-Senior High School.

Babylon Junior-Senior High School mathematics teacher Robert Richardelli, who received the New York State Senate District 4 Teacher of the Year Award, was presented with a token of appreciation in recognition of his excellent teaching methods. 

Babylon School District Board of Education trustee Dominic P. Bencivenga, who recently concluded his tenure as a member the board, was presented with an engraved plaque commemorating his nine years of service. 

Additionally, a number of staff members spanning all district buildings were presented as candidates for tenure, and were congratulated by all in attendance for their stunning accomplishment.