The Wantagh High School Guidance Department held its annual Junior Class Awards Program in the library and media center on May 31. Under the coordination of school counselor Margaret Swanson, the program afforded the school the opportunity to recognize members of the junior class who demonstrated academic success and made contributions to the school and community. Various colleges and universities participate in the Junior Awards Program, offering scholarship opportunities and prize books.
The district congratulates the following individuals: Jacob Chan, Abigail Colaco, Allison DePaulis, Theodore Hostetter, William Hostetter, Ethan Insinga, Laura Kelton, Elizabeth Maher, Timothy Migliaro, Travis Minutoli, Jenna Miller, Cristina Paier, Justin Reisert, Timothy Ross, Kaitlin Steingruebner, Olivia Vinson, Julia Wilkinson, Athena Yao and Jason Zheng.
Through a commitment to educational excellence in a secure, supportive environment, the Wantagh Public Schools shall inspire students to develop a strong sense of individual worth and respect for others, to become lifelong learners and independent thinkers, and to fulfill themselves as concerned citizens in a diverse world.