Under the direction of Peter Kravitz, the Wantagh Warrior newspaper received seven individual journalism awards during the annual Empire State School Press Association contest, held at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications on Nov. 3.
Wantagh High School English teacher Kathleen Flynn co-presented “Growing a Collaborative Learning Community” during the Long Island Language Arts Council’s first after-school professional development opportunity workshop, held at Molloy College’s Suffolk Center on Nov. 1.
The high school’s college-level Virtual Enterprises International class attended LIU Post’s Virtual Enterprises International Business and Entrepreneurship Leadership Conference held on Oct. 27 and attended by more than 1,500 students from across Long Island. The annual conference enabled VEI students to network with and hear from industry experts and successful entrepreneurs in business, fashion, branding and entrepreneurship.
The Wantagh School District is pleased to announce that the National Merit Scholarship Program has named three high school students Commended Students. Samantha Cashton, Benjamin Schablin and Kyleigh Watson are among 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being recognized for their exceptional academic talent.
The district congratulates Michael Hennig and Olivia Zukowski as the Class of 2018 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Director of Guidance Frank Muzio held a congratulatory meeting with the students’ parents, which included Superintendent of Schools John McNamara, Principal Carolyn Breivogel and assistant principals James Brown and Jennifer Santorello.
High school senior and drummer Jarod Sullivan is one of 101 student-musicians nationwide selected by the U.S. Army to perform during the 2018 All-American Bowl held in San Antonio, Texas on Jan. 6.