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Learners Lauded for Phys Ed Achievements

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Eight Mineola learners have been honored with the Outstanding Physical Education Elementary and Middle School Award by the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NYS AHPERD).

Students recognized with medals and certificates at the May 2 event include Joanna Escaleira and A.J. Parente from Hampton Street School, Audrey McHugh and Logan Molen from Jackson Avenue School, Lianna Sanchez and Frankie Gatzonis from Meadow Drive School and Marcello Patron and Daniella Porcelli from Mineola Middle School.

In addition, Meadow Drive School physical education teacher Ms. Christine Gayson was recognized at the event as a nominee for NYS AHPERD Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year. The winner of this award has yet to be announced.

This recognition is awarded annually to exemplary elementary and middle school students who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, responsible personal and social behavior and outstanding achievements in physical education programs.

Date Added: 5/7/2024