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Lindenhurst Honors the Achievements of Students, Staff and Community Members

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On June 15, the Lindenhurst Union Free School District Board of Education held its Community Forum at the McKenna Administration Building. During the meeting, numerous displays of excellence in the arts were on display and several awards were presented recognizing community members, students, staff and administrators.

The night began with a performance by members of the sixth grade band under the direction of Mrs. Rosequist. Additionally, artwork from the students of Daniel Street and William Rall elementary schools were on display for visitors to enjoy.

The Pride of Lindenhurst Award is presented annually in several categories by the members of the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools in recognition of an outstanding contribution that inspires pride in the Lindenhurst Union Free School District. This year’s Pride of Lindenhurst in the Community category was given to Jeremy Ruckert. Nancy Bracht in the district’s special education department was recognized as the staff recipient of the prestigious award.

Also, a student recipient will be recognized with a Pride of Lindenhurst Award later this month.

During the meeting, the Kiwanis Club of Lindenhurst and Suffolk County Police Officer and Lindenhurst Resource Officer Jeannie Osias were recognized with the Yale Award for their tremendous contributions to the Lindenhurst Union Free School District.
Additionally, Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Library Media Specialists Jennifer Freedman, Assistant Superintendent for Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services Bret Kearney and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Elementary Instruction Dr. Lisa M. Omeis received the Harvard Award.

Superintendent of Schools Daniel E. Giordano was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Academic Excellence by the Board of Education, honoring his 25 years of dedicated service to the district and his profound impact on the students, staff and community of Lindenhurst.

Date Added: 6/23/2022