Tuckahoe School Announces Eighth Grade AwardsEighth graders at Tuckahoe school graduated during a ceremony on June 26. At the ceremony, Former Southampton Village Mayor William Hattrick was presented with the 20th annual Honorary Tuckahoe School Diploma and delivered the keynote address.
The 2013 graduation awards were presented as follows: Valedictorian, Marcelina Kropiwnicka; salutatorian, Nicolas Westerhoff.
Tuckahoe School Citizenship Award, Rachel Grindle and Theodore Jennings; the Cecelia Mensch, Living in Harmony Award, LuMei Abatangelo and Jaden Cajthaml; Tuckahoe Parent-Teacher Organization Award, Spencer Crough; Raymond H. Orts Memorial Award, Rachel Grindle; the Southrifty Drug Store Award, Estafania Bonilla; Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Dunes Post 7009 Southampton Community Service Award, Isabel Martin; Dwayne Stuart Memorial Award, Charles Bedard; American Legion Awards, Vanessa Oliveira and Frederick Schneider; D.A.R. History Award, Paolo Caglioti and Marcelina Kropiwnicka; Leah M. Topping Memorial Award, Marcelina Kropiwnicka; John Spata Memorial Award, Michael Finalborgo; and the Emerson D. Ridgway Memorial Award, Gianna Fiorello and Nicolas Westerhoff.
The Spirit of Marc Nardin Memorial Award, Rachel Grindle; State of New York Office of the Attorney General Triple “C” Awards, Gianna Fiorello and Marcelina Kropiwnicka; the New York State Comptroller’s Achievement Award, Nicolas Westeroff; the County Executive Public Service Award, Theodore Jennings.
The President’s Education Awards, for students who have achieved an overall academic average of 90 or above: LuMei Abatangelo, Charles Bedard, Paolo Caglioti, Jaden Cajthaml, Spencer Crough, Ronel Fabian Elizondo, Michael Finalborgo, Gianna Fiorello, Rachel Grindle, Theodore Jennings, Marcelina Kropiwnicka, Isabel Martin, Vanessa Oliveira, Daniel Quezada, Milton Reinoso and Nicolas Westerhoff.
Tuckahoe’s Class of 2013 is as follows: *LuMei Abatangelo, Melissa Aquino, *Charles Bedard, Kassidy Bieren, Estafania Bonilla, *Paolo Caglioti, *Jaden Cajthaml, Ronel Fabian Elizondo, Luz Espinosa, *Michael Finalborgo, *Gianna Fiorello, Anthony Foressie, Gary Garcia, Mackenzy Goleski, Cristian Gonzalez Tlapanco, *Rachel Grindle, Raul Guevara, Joseph Gulli, *Theodore Jennings, Melany Jimenez, Sita Kadash, *Marcelina Kropiwnicka, *Isabel Martin, Hector Mentado, Suraj Mohan, Alexi Morales, *Devon O’Brien, *Vanessa Oliveira, Cameron Olsen, Andresfelipe Perez, Alexander Prag, *Daniel Quezada, Francisco Ramirez, Oscar Ramirez, Lizet Ramos, *Milton Reinoso, Joseph Riccardi, Bertoldo Rojas Leon, Richard Ruhling, Frederick Schneider, Reagen Soledad, Bianca Vanegas, Ryan Vasquez and *Nicolas Westerhoff.
*National Junior Honor Society