2022 George Farber Outstanding Student Award Honoree

Happy young man smiling

Zion Hutchinson

Adult Education
Farmingdale UFSD

Every day when Zion arrives, he greets staff and students alike with a positive attitude and a smile. He is outgoing and friendly, often asking others how they are doing and all those around him. He is mature, self-sufficient and always willing to learn new things. He is a team player who is happy to jump in and help at any time, treating his teachers and classmates like family.

A consummate professional with a steadfast commitment to his responsibilities, Zion is passionate about his work in the Adult Education Food Service program, and is excited by the prospect of pursuing a career in this field. During his senior year, he learned firsthand about the world of work through an internship at Pequa Physical and Aquatic Therapy. Upon completion of his hours, Zion was emailed by the director of Pequa with a job offer.

Zion volunteers at the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, where he contributes to email, social media and in-person marketing campaigns, and runs various events.