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GC Tech Students Are Ready and Prepared

June 20, 2017

GC Tech Students Are Ready and Prepared - image001Faculty and parents applauded the 155 career and technical education students who received their certificates of completion from the Gerald R. Claps Career and Technical Center program on June 12.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Tonie McDonald thanked the graduates for their contributions to GC Tech and said she was privileged to witness their talents each day. "You are happy and doing what you want to do, and that is key," she said.

In his opening remarks, Director Frank Creter told the graduates that it was a wise decision to acquire a career and technical education. "You have learned skills along the way that helped to pave your future," he said. "You will also have an edge over other [job and school] applicants."

SkillsUSAPresident Shivani Sharma urged her classmates to step out of their comfort zone. "I am confident that we are prepared for the future," she stated.

Student awards and scholarships were bestowed among many of the graduates, prior to being individually called to the stage to receive their certificates of completion. A slideshow developed by the computer animation students was then shown to the graduates and their families that recapped the school year.

The district congratulates the following students on the following awards:

Levittown's Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Nicholas Cody

Town of Hempstead Community Service and Academic Excellence

Chelsea Morrison

Levittown Kiwanis Club Scholarship

Jose Heras

National Technical Honor Society Scholarships

Brianna DeLuna, Matthew Girimonte, Samantha Kanganis and Taylor Moy


Zachary Mann, Jeanna Miller, Taylor Moy, Jennifer Romaine, Shivani Sharma and Robert Singer

Dan Navarino Scholarship

Alexander Milito and Victor Moran

Detective Sergeant John Mateer Scholarship

Nicholas Cody

Larry Thomas Memorial Scholarship

Elijah Morici-Velasquez

Outstanding Student Awards

Justin Colon (automotive technology), Brianna DeLuna (culinary arts), Benjamin Jacobs (computer animation), James Merendino (graphic arts), Taylor Moy (police science), Jamie Puckhaber (cosmetology), Christopher Reale (electrical technology), Shivani Sharma (medical assisting), James Solarski (automotive technology) and Tiffany Yarkin (cosmetology)



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