At the June 10, 20BOE Business Meeting, Award Citations were given to the following:
The final Board of Education Business Meeting for the 2020-2021 Academic year was held on Thursday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium and was live-streamed. Due to in-person limitations and the overwhelming number of award recipients being honored at this BOE meeting, the scheduling of the Awards portion of the meeting was staggered. Scholastic Awards began at 7:30 p.m. These were followed by Athletic Awards. After the distribution of all the awards, community members who wished to attend the General BOE Business Meeting were allowed to enter.
Sunrise Drive Student Citations Presented by Principal Dr. Foy and BOE VP Cangelosi
Aylin Aci - This student grew over 500 seedlings to be donated to the Seedling Fundraiser.
Madelyn Anderson, Leah Babcock, Grace Jabour, Abigail Keil - These four students organized a fundraiser from start to finish, on behalf of another Sunrise Drive family to help with medical costs and other expenses incurred. These students showed great empathy and initiative.
Justin Colburn, Morgan Colburn, Dylan Colburn - These three students ran an ice cream stand, on behalf of another Sunrise Drive family to help with medical costs and other expenses incurred. These students showed great empathy and initiative.
Brayden Cox, Chloe Cox - These two students ran a snack stand and also raffled off a scooter, on behalf of another Sunrise Drive family to help with medical costs and other expenses incurred. These students showed great empathy and initiative.
HS Peer Leadership Citations Presented by Mrs. Makris and BOE Trustee Cooley
Mary Madigan, Sanjeeda Rahman, Henry Fenyo, Shane Aylward, Kerry O’Donoghue, Brendan Meserve, Emily Rosado, Allison Boucher, Caroline Gozaloff, Francis Puccio, Genevieve Frawley, Jordan Milo, Kate Cassidy, Thomas Liguori, Olivia Reiss, Dylan Schneider, Grace Urmaza, Evan Como, Daniel O’Doherty, Yirdaw Rivera, Grace McCavanagh, Erin Henn, Ava Eriksen, Brendan O’Rourke, Charlie Sands, Annika Von Eschen - For their involvement in the Peer Leader Group at the High School.
2020-2021 PTA RECOGNITION PTA Presidents: PTA Council - Marissa Milo; Cherry Avenue - Jennifer Tomforde; Lincoln Avenue - Joanna Larkin and Marianne Williams; Sunrise Drive - Meghan Anderson; MS/HS - Kristin Noack; SEPTA - Cynthia Barry; SMBA - Jacqueline Taylor Madden (Amanda Anderson and Jordan Milo accepted the citations for their mothers who were not present for photo.)
Military Service Recognition Presented by Principal Hoffer and BOE Trustee deVenau
Nicholas Buffardi (bottom photo), Nicholas Gibbons, Meghan McLaughlin, and (not present for photo) Aiden White - For their anticipated Military Service to our Country.
Sunrise Drive Fourth-Grader Wins 1st Place at BNL Virtual Science Fair
Matthew Mercorella - First Place Winner at Brookhaven National Lab for Virtual Science Fair.
Middle School Student Citations Presented by Principal Dr. Castoro and BOE VP Cangelosi
Adina Busch, Mackenzie Klein, (and not present Emma Burns) - These students organized a community walk for Autism Acceptance. The walk generated $600 in donations that were made to ISF (Inclusive Sports and Fitness).
Tyler Schaefer - For his achievement as Salutatorian for the Class of 2021
Christina Guiffre (not present for photo) - For her achievement as Valedictorian for the Class of 2021
Eight Eagle Scouts Honored by Principal Ron Hoffer,BOE Trustees Verdone and Bertsch
Charles Amodemo, Nicholas Gibbons, Evan Powers, Erik Person, Matthew Yonkers, Michael Yonkers, Christopher Zender, Matthew Zender -For their achievement as Eagle Scouts.
Athletic Citations Presented by AD Maloney, BOE Trustees Verdone, Bertsch and BOE President Kolar
Boys Varsity Fencing: 5th Year of the Program, Overall Record 10-1, First Place in League I, Suffolk County Finalists - Charles Amodemo, Reilly Diwby, Justin Doucet, Daniel Gabay, Daniel Kranz, Aidan Montalbine, Bobby Newbeck, Gene Weng, Christopher Zender, Matthew Zender, Zachary Zukofsky
Boys Varsity Fencing: All Long Island - Aidan Montalbine, Justin Doucet, Zachary Zukofsky
Boys Varsity Fencing: All County - Charles Amodemo, Gene Weng, Christopher Zender, Daniel Gabay
Boys Varsity Fencing: Me & Paula Wichick Award for Fencing Perseverance - Matthew Zender
2021 Dellacave Award Winners - Emma Famularo, Nathan Casaburi
Suffolk Zone Award Winners - Dominique Rinaldi, Nicholas Buffardi
Girls Tennis: Overall Record 12-0, First Place in League & Conference, All County - Meredith Albertelli, Abigail Breen, Alexandra Gagnon, Jenna Guerra, Sara Jaklitsch, Riley Lapine, Kate Leigh-Manuell, Mary Madigan, Karishma Patel, Kylie Person, Charlize Strittmatter, Elizabeth White
Girls Tennis: All State Doubles - Jenna Guerra, Alexandra Gagnon
Varsity Football: Rutgers Trophy Winners, Overall Record 6-0, Conference III Champions, Suffolk County Champions, Team Ranked #1 on Long Island, 1st Small School in New York State and 3rd Overall - Michael Argenziano, Cameron Batterberry, Joseph Benedetto, Matthew Bonfanti, Nicholas Buffardi, Cash Carter, Nathan Casaburi, Evan Cataldo, Thomas Cea, Jack Cheshire, Jeremy Chiusano, Michael Covais. Thomas Crowe, Kevin Delaney, Christopher DelGiorno, Jason Filosa, Patrick Folks, James Gallagher, Brett Geffner, Colin Gover, Cole Hansen, Ty Kolar, Jack Leniec, Thomas Liguori, Max Llewellyn, Eric McFadden, Thomas McGinnis, Craig Messina, Alex Millwater, Chad Moccio, Joseph Moosa, Liam Moynihan, Macklin Murtha, Daniel O’Doherty, Brendan O’Rourke, Vincent Palumbo, Kyle Pawloski, Jack Pierce, Francis Puccio, Brendan Rafferty, Dominic Russo, Charlie Sands, James Schuster, Jack Smalley, Jake Thorry, Jake Tripptree.
Varsity Football: Boomer Quarterback Award Winner, Division III MVP, Hansen Award Winner, 1st Team All Long Island - Jack Cheshire
Varsity Football: Zellner Lineman Award Winner, Burnett Award Best Defensive Player, 1st Team All Long Island - Max Llewellyn
Varsity Football: NFF Receiver Award, 1st Team All Long Island - Craig Messina
Varsity Football: 1st Team All Long Island, Collotta Linebacker Award Runner Up - Ty Kolar
Varsity Football: 1st Team All Long Island, NFF Receiver Award Runner Up - Nathan Casaburi
Girls Varsity Swimming/Diving Team: State Qualifier, Diving Champion, League Champion, County Champion, School Record Holder, Top Diver in New York State as a Junior - Jillian Rastello
Girls Varsity Swimming/Diving Team: State Qualifier, 200 Medley Relay, 100 Butterfly (and broke school record), 400 Freestyle Relay, All County - Jordan Carpentieri
Girls Varsity Swimming/Diving Team: State Qualifier, 200 Medley Relay, 100 Breaststroke, 200 IM, 400 Freestyle Relay, All County - Kathryn Brady
Girls Varsity Swimming/Diving Team: State Qualifier, 200 Medley Relay, 100 Butterfly, 400 Freestyle Relay, All County - Emma Haas
Girls Varsity Swimming/Diving Team: State Qualifier, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Freestyle Relay, All County - Brenna Horan
Sayville School District Nurses Honored with 2021 SCOPE Awards
2020-2021 SCOPE Award Recipients
To acknowledge these "healthcare worker heroes" who handled the whirlwind of changes and requirements during the Pandemic, keeping our students and staff safe, the Sayville School District Nurses were honored with SCOPE Awards. Congratulations to: Kara Alcabes; Lincoln Avenue & Sunrise Drive; Donna Brown Middle School; Teresa Lotito Cherry Avenue; Jennifer McDonald, High School; Kathleen Nolan Lincoln Avenue; Susan Rende Sunrise Drive; Jennifer Riviello Middle School & High School.