Senior Awards

Congratulations to our 2019-2020 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


Ashley Bryant


Physical Education has taught me the importance of being a team player and having respect for all no matter what the skill level and has taught me to be positive and have fun. One of my favorite activities is European handball.

Athletics:

Soccer, Winter Track, Spring Track, Basketball

Clubs & Activities:

Art Club, Stage Crew Club, Community Service

Honors:

National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, High Honor Roll

College:

Undecided

Major:

Biochemistry




Evan Stallone

Physical Education has taught me to be a positive role model not only for my varsity lacrosse team but also for the students in everyday PE class. Working hard in class everyday helps to get others to participate. One of my favorite activities is European handball.

Athletics:

Junior Varsity & Varsity Football, Junior Varsity Wrestling, Varsity Bowling, 5 years Varsity Lacrosse, 2 years Varsity Lacrosse Captain

Clubs & Activities:

Best Buddies, HSE Peer Ambassadors

Honors:

Honor Roll, High Honor Roll, All Division Class A Goalie for Suffolk County Lacrosse, Outstanding Athlete Award, Coach’s Award, All Long Island Goat Goalie

College:

Undecided

Major:

Undecided


High School West


Allison Cao

Physical Education has taught me how to cooperate and strategize with others to achieve a common goal.

Athletics:

Girls Varsity Soccer (9, 10, 11, 12)

Clubs & Activities:

Athletes Helping Athletes, Member (11, 12)

Glamour Gals, Member (11, 12)

Fed Challenge, Secretary (12)

Women in Science and Engineering, Member (11, 12)

National Honor Society, President

Math Honor Society, Treasurer (11), Secretary (12)

Spanish Honor Society, Member

Northport Veterans Medical Center, Volunteer

Feed the Poor (St. Matthews Roman Catholic Church), Volunteer

Honors:

Bausch and Lomb, Honorary Science Award

2nd Place, Chemagination Research Award

College:

TBD – Early Decision to NYU

Major:

Business



Noah Costa

Physical Education has taught me that any sport can be played for fun and still be competitive.

Athletics:

Varsity & Junior Varsity Baseball, Junior Varsity Basketball, Junior Varsity Soccer

Clubs & Activities:

Senior Class President; Athletes Helping Athletes, Member; Computer Science Club, President; Chess Club, Treasurer; Italian Club;

Research Program (Concentration in Physics);

Selected for Yale Summer Program in Astrophysics; Employment for Test Takers as a Staff Assistant; Employment at Half Hollow Hills Natatorium; Volunteer Lifeguard

Honors:

Half Hollow Hills Research Symposium, 3rd Place (twice) Physics; AP Scholar with Distinction;

Italian Honor Society, Historian; Math Honor Society, Peer Tutor; National Honors Society;

High Honor Roll

College:

Undecided

Major:

Physics