Nassau BOCES honors outstanding students with George Farber Awards
Fifteen exceptional Nassau BOCES students earned the agency’s prestigious George Farber Outstanding Student Award. These students have demonstrated a variety of remarkable attributed including talent, commitment, honesty, diligence, compassion and high moral standards. The students will be honored during a virtual celebration this month.
“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.”
For the past 13 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.
Following are the 2020 George Farber Outstanding Student Award honorees, their Nassau BOCES program and home school districts or home town:
Children’s Readiness Center
Career Preparatory High School
Center for Community Adjustment
East Meadow UFSD
Jerusalem Avenue Elementary School
Baldwin UFSD Douglas
Adult Career & Technical Education
Adult Learning Center
Garden City Park
Seaman Neck Middle School
Twilight Alternative High School Program
Long Island High School for the Arts
Robert Williams School
Iris Wolfson High School
Carman Road School
Rosemary Kennedy School
To learn more about the Nassau BOCES George Farber Outstanding Student Award and to see the stories of this year’s winners, visit www.nassauboces.org/outstandingstudents.