Senior Awards

Congratulations to our 2022 Suffolk Zone Senior Award Winners!

Senior Award

Our Physical Education Program honors the senior class by participating in the Suffolk Zone Awards. The Suffolk Zone Awards is a time for all high schools in Suffolk County to honor a top female and top male student that displays excellence in physical education achievement in the following areas:

  1. Physical Education Achievement: The student earns an “A” average or has earned above a “90” in high school physical education classes.
  1. Scholastically Sound: This student earns an overall grade point average of 3.0 (“B”) on a 4.0 (“A”) scale at the completion of his/her 11th grade year. The student continues at his/her potential during their senior year.
  1. Outstanding Character: This student contributes to the overall positive outcome of their physical education class as well as their school. This student makes an outstanding effort to be cooperative, honest, poised, self-confident, attentive, industrious and enthusiastic toward all class activities. In addition, this student is always working to support the instructional efforts of the class.
  1. Physical Education Leader: This student is a leader in class activities and demonstrates the ability to accept responsibility for regular class tasks.
  1. School-wide Activities as a “Leader”: This student should be active in a leadership capacity within and/or outside the school environment as:

a. Officer in an organization

b. President of a club

c. Active as a member of a school or community group

d. Volunteer for a support group such as Special Olympics, Athletes helping Athletes, etc.

e. Captain of a team

  1. Role Model: This student achieves a high level of physical fitness as determined by individual accomplishments on the test battery recognized by the district. In physical education class, this student demonstrates a positive attitude toward the instructional activity and provides support for the success of others. This is the student that teachers and students look to as “living” a healthy lifestyle inside school as well as in the community.

Our students are chosen based on the criteria listed above and by the Physical Education Staff.

Congratulations to our 2022 Suffolk Zone Senior Award Winners!

High School East

Haley Sahadeo

Athletics: Varsity Volleyball, Captain; Varsity Lacrosse, Goalie

Clubs & Activities: Student Council, President; Key Club, President; Peer Ambassador; Spanish Club; SADD Club; Spanish Honor Society, President; Business Honor Society; Academy Club Volleyball; Brentwood Indoor Winter Lacrosse League; Literature Club; Saint’s Softball League; Hindi’s Libraries, Volunteer; Mandir Cultural Center, Volunteer; South Huntington Soccer Club, referee; Sahana Group LLC, Mortgage Intern

Honors: AP Scholar; AP Seminar & Research, Certificate Recipient; National Spanish Exam, Gold and Silver Winner; Scholar Athlete Award; 8 Varsity Letters; All-League Award; All-Division Award

College: Undecided

Major: International Business

Jacob Robinson


Clubs & Activities: Peer Ambassador; Fury Sports, Referee; Hurricane Grill, Host

Honors: High Honor Roll (9-12); Coaches Award; 1st Team Scholar-Athlete; 2nd Team All-Division; Sportsmanship Award; Perfect Attendance; JV Football MVP

College: Undecided

Major:Physical Therapy or Exercise Science

High School West

Nia Baker

Athletics: Varsity Soccer; Varsity Track; Varsity Basketball

Clubs & Activities: National Honor Society; Key Club (Officer); African American Student Organization; Athletes Helping Athletes (Vice President); Yearbook Staff; Photojournalism Staff; Marching Band; St. Luke’s Church volunteer; First Church of Wyandanch Ministries religion teacher

Honors: Varsity Soccer Scholar Athlete- Sportsmanship Award; Varsity Track Scholar Athlete-Sportsmanship Award; All League Honors; Varsity Basketball Scholar Athlete-Coaches Award

College: Undecided

Major: Undecided

Matthew Pastier


Clubs & Activities: Hills West Media (9-12); Podcasting (9-12); Unified Basketball (11-12); Half Hollow Hills Fury Flag Football (9-12); St. Matthew’s Basketball (9-12)

Honors: High Honor Roll; Student of the Month November/December 2020

College: Undecided

Major: Undecided