At its May 8 Board of Education meeting, the Levittown Public Schools recognized many of its talented students in the areas of music and science, among others. The evening began by recognizing a recent award recipient from Division Avenue High School. Senior Madison Gillis received the Town of Hempstead Pathfinder Award in April for exemplifying outstanding leadership.
Curriculum Associate for Music Vincent D'Ulisse then presented awards to the dozens of Levittown students, at both the elementary and secondary levels, who were recognized by the Nassau Music Educators Association as All-County Musicians, as well as those who were chosen to perform at Long Island String Festival Association's music festivals.
New York State and Regional Winners from both Division Avenue High School and MacArthur High School were recognized for placing in their individual categories in the SkillsUSA Competition.
Rounding out the awards portion of the meeting, Science Director Kevin McDermott presented certificates to Middle School Science Olympiad participants, High School Science Olympiad participants, and High School Physics Olympics teams for their tremendous accomplishments throughout the season.
As part of the meeting itself, a group of third and fourth graders from Gardiners Avenue School, together with retiring teacher Nancy Alt, gave a presentation on their love for the Quail Egg Project. The students shared how much they learned from the unique hands-on experience, and how much fun they had watching them hatch and grow.
Also as part of the evening's festivities, the district honored approximately 40 staff members, including teachers and principals, who received tenure this year.
Congratulations to all who were recognized!