Farmingville, NY - On December 17, Councilwoman Jane Bonner visited Shoreham Wading River (SWR) High School to celebrate with teachers and administrators the school’s designation as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content.Councilwoman Bonner said, “Shoreham Wading River High School has long been recognized locally for being an outstanding school. Now, this designation as a National Blue Ribbon School confirms it. I congratulate the school board, administrators, teachers and the students for their role in receiving this great honor.”Pictured left to right are Councilwoman Bonner; Robert Rose, SWR Board of Education Trustee; Katie Andersen, SWR Board of Education Vice President; Michael Lewis, SWR Board of Education President; Alan Meinster, SWR Assistant Superintendent. for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment; Gerard Poole, SWR Superintendent of Schools; Frank Pugliese, SWR High School Principal; Henry Perez, SWR Board of Education Trustee; Thomas Sheridan, SWR Board of Education Trustee; Meghan Tepfenhardt, SWR Board of Education Trustee; Edward Storck, SWR High School English and AP Capstone Teacher; Brian Heyward, SWR assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Glen Arcuri, SWR Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operations.
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