George Farber Outstanding Student Awards
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Sixteen exceptional Nassau BOCES students earned the agency’s prestigious George Farber Outstanding Student Award. These students have demonstrated a variety of remarkable attributes including talent, commitment, honesty, diligence, compassion and high moral standards.
“These students exemplify the very best of Nassau BOCES,” said District Superintendent Dr. Robert Dillon. “Each of them embodies the true spirit of George Farber. They have shown kindness to other students, exhibited an excellent work ethic and demonstrated outstanding commitment. They have eagerly shared their knowledge and made contributions to their communities. Their collective stories are an inspiration to us all.”
Read the student bios:
Children's Readiness Center
Jerusalem Avenue Elementary School
Robert Williams School
Carman Road School
Seaman Neck Middle School
Rosemary Kennedy School
Willet Avenue School
Long Island High School for the Arts
Adult Learning Center
Center for Community Adjustment
Iris Wolfson High School
Career Preparatory High School
Juan Pinilla Hernandez
Adult Career & Technical Education
Twilight Alternative High School Program
About the award:For the past 14 years, outstanding students have been earning this award in memory of former Nassau BOCES Board President George Farber, whose passion for improving the lives of students was surpassed only by his love and care for them. Farber was the longest-serving board member in Nassau County, having served from 1971 to 2009.