The City of Glen Cove Youth Bureau has launched of their 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). For more than 30 years, the Youth Bureau has provided summer employment and training to youth ages 14-18.
The two Green Teams are led by past program participants, Erika Ali and Albert Thurmond. They have been painting fire hydrants with the Water Department, cleaning Mill Pond with the Beautification Commission, working in the city’s Community Garden, maintaining the trails at Garvies Point Museum, assisting the custodial staff at Glen Cove High School, and folding clothes and organizing displays with the North Country Reform Temple for their annual yard sale.
Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club has received three fully-funded scholarships from the Friends Academy W.A.T.C.H. committee. The scholarships will enable the club to enroll three children into the summer Project Learn program, a well-rounded curriculum including a wide range education plan, sports and outdoor activities, hands on arts & crafts and technology projects, performing arts and in-house special themed day events.
Long Island Lutheran Middle & High School recognized the achievements of its outstanding students at its Annual Honors Banquet held on June 11 at the Fox Hollow Caterers in Woodbury. Among those honored were Glen Cove residents Matt Borer, Christopher DeLorenz, Jennifer Giambrone, Zehan Joshi, John Martone, Donovan O’Dowd and Brian Pattison.
Eight-year-old Warren Bennett and 11-year-old Milton Villatoro, both outstanding young men, have been named the Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club June Youth of the Month. Executive Director Melissa Rhodes knows first-hand what it means to be Youth of the Month. Once a “club kid” herself, Melissa has been a shining star in the Boys & Girls Club movement now is proud to be celebrating her 5th anniversary as Executive Director of Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club.
The North Shore High School 2013 Commencement Ceremony was held on Friday, June 21. The ceremony was led by Principal Albert Cousins with speakers including Superintendent Dr. Edward Melnick, Valedictorian Jeanne DiSimone, Salutatorian Andrew Fierstein, and North Shore Board of Education President Carolyn Mazzu Genovesi, Esq.
To begin the ceremony, the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Senior Class President Antonio Palmieri followed by the National Anthem sung by Jonathan Mattner accompanied by members of the North Shore High School band conducted by David Soto.
Valedictorian: Jeanne DiSimone Salutatorian: Andrew Fierstein.
Best of luck and success to the following students in the North Shore High School Graduating Class of 2013:
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