Senior Awards

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Suffolk Zone Senior Award Winners!


Senior Award

Our Physical Education Program honors the senior class by participating in the Suffolk Zone Awards dinner held every December. The Suffolk Zone Awards dinner is a time for all high schools in Suffolk County to honor a top female and top male student that displays excellence 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.
  2. Scholastically Sound: This student earns an overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the completion of his/her 11th grade year. The student works-up to his/her potential.
  3. Outstanding Character: This student contributes to the overall positive tome of the physical education class as well as the school. This student makes an outstanding effort to be cooperative, honest, poised, self-confident, attentive, industrious and enthusiastic toward class activities. In addition, this student is always working to support the instructional efforts of the class.
  4. Physical Education Leader: This student is a leader in class activities and demonstrates the ability to accept responsibility for regular class tasks.
  5. 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 e. Captain of a team
  6. 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.

High School East

Abigail Newman

Physical Education has provided me with the opportunity to try new things and challenge myself.Through physical education I have learned the benefits of cooperation and team work.My favorite activities are badminton, ping pong and tennis.

Athletics:

Varsity Volleyball, Varsity Softball

Clubs & Activities:

Yearbook Co-Editor in Chief, Vice President Spanish Club, Art Club, Photography Club

Honors:

National Honor Society, Art Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society

College:

Binghamton University, Ohio State, University of Texas at Austin, Tulane University, University of Georgia

Major:

Sports Medicine or Sports Management

Ethan Koval

Physical Education is a very important class because it allows me to have fun and release stress.I enjoy my relationship with my PE teachers and my favorite activities are badminton, soccer and ping pong.

Athletics:

Varsity Soccer

Clubs & Activities:

DECA, Ariella’s Friendship Circle Volunteer, Sunrise Day Camp Volunteer, Waiter at Camp Wah-Nee

Honors:

National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Honors

College:

Pennsylvania State University, Binghamton University, University of Pennsylvania, Ohio State University

Major:

Business

High School West

Ashley Rogers

In my four years of Physical Education with Mrs. Brigati, she has helped me to improve my physical capabilities and to respectfully compete.These skills are very useful in everyday life.

Athletics:

Varsity Softball, Nitro and Crush Travel Softball

Clubs & Activities:

Varsity Club President, Teen Animal Protectors,Spanish Club,Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), DECA

Honors:

Honor Society , AP Scholar

College:

Marist College, SUNY Binghamton, SUNY Stony Brook

Major:

Business or Education

William Jennings

Physical Education has taught me the importance of fitness and maintaining good health.In addition through various sports activities I have learned the value of teamwork.

Athletics:

Spring Track

Clubs & Activities:

Jazz Band, TRI M Music Society, Cross Campus Wind Ensemble, Math Honor Society President,

Mathletes

Honors:

National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Distinction, NYSMMA Award, SCMEA Musical Excellence Award

College:

University of Michigan, Princeton University, Northeastern University, SUNY Binghamton

Major:

Mechanical Eng.