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Lindenhurst Students Become Junior Mayors

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Winners of Annual Loving Lindenhurst Contest to Take Part in Various Village Affairs

Lindenhurst, NEW YORK (March 2024)—The Lindenhurst Union Free School District is proud to announce that 28 students have been named winners the annual Loving Lindenhurst contest. As part of winning this long-running competition, the students were sworn in as Junior Mayors at the latest Village of Lindenhurst meeting, and will be attending various village events as dignitaries.

The students were tasked with creating a piece of artwork or writing an essay showing off their love of Lindenhurst. Then, a committee of staff members from each building selected five submissions to send to the Village Board of Trustees for final judging. The winners will take part in various village events, including the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 23. The winners are:

Albany Avenue Elementary School
- Pia Parikh
- Mateo Baisley
- Charlotte Esquenazi
- Emily Wachs
- Scarlett Keller

Alleghany Avenue Elementary School
- Dylan Bisciello
- Katie Goodwin
- Kennedy Pugh
- Adele Novotny

Daniel Street Elementary School
- Brenda Garcia
- Mamadou Bathily
- Matthew Kuzmenko

Harding Avenue Elementary School
- Michael Dahroug
- Arianna Savva
- Jack Kogut
- Veronica Belluomo
- Dylan Zee

West Gates Elementary School
- Zulal Sumer
- Eilene Gonzalez
- Katelyn Schmitt

William Rall Elementary School
- Sophia Persuad
- Connor Curran
- Madison Palmer

Lindenhurst Middle School
- Dev Parikh
- Deandre Barrath
- Giuliana Cesarani

Lindenhurst High School
- Kailey Lokshin
- Allison Spiess

For more information about the Lindenhurst Union Free School District, please visit the District’s website at Exciting activities happening throughout the District and programs celebrating student achievement can also be found on the District’s Facebook page at and on Instagram at

Date Added: 3/8/2024