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Legislator Anker Recognizes Outstanding Shoreham-Wading River Students

Students and their parents and guardians attended the meeting as students were presented with certificates from Legislator Anker.

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(L to R): Paul Loscalzo, Kelly Cassidy, Hannah Scotto, Jocelyn Nastasi, Kerrin McGuire, Legislator Sarah Anker, Jalal Sawas, Natalee Cortina, Emily Herr, Michela Nobre, Caitlin Thrash, Spencer Lee, Aaron McClintock, Anthony Mango and Liam McQuade.

Photo by: Office of Legislator Anker

Legislator Sarah Anker recently attended a Shoreham-Wading River School District Board of Education meeting to recognize outstanding students from the district. The students recognized were those who excelled in areas such as academics, music, athletics, community service and school involvement. Students and their parents and guardians attended the meeting as students were presented with certificates from Legislator Anker.
“I want to thank our schools, of course our parents, and the community who support our children,” said Legislator Anker. “To the students here today and especially those graduating seniors, follow your passion and do what you love to do because the doors will open up for you. Congratulations to all of the outstanding Shoreham-Wading River students who continued to excel beyond expectation during a challenging school year.”
The following students were recognized:
  • Shoreham-Wading River High School’s Valedictorians, Owen Beran and Mika Misawa, and Salutatorian Daniel Julian
  • High school students nominated by their guidance counselors: Owen Beran, Aaron McClintock, Kelly Cassidy, Caitlin Thrash, Paul Loscalzo, and Jake Wilson.
  • High school students who excelled through athletics: Alec Gregorek, Catherine Erb, Francisco Cortes, Jake Halloran, Jeffrey Lachenmeyer, Johnny Schwarz, and Tyler Schwarz
  • High school student who presented research at Brookhaven National Lab: Jalal Sawas
  • Middle school students who excelled in academics and community volunteerism: Benjamin Evans, Lauren DeRusso, Natalee Cortina, Michela Nobre, Kerrin McGuire, and Jocelyn Nastasi
  • Middle school student who excelled in athletics: Emily Herr
  • Middle school students with outstanding musical achievements: Spencer Lee, Anthony Mango, Hannah Scotto, Liam McQuade, and Yiya Hu
For more information, please call Legislator Anker’s office at (631) 854-1600 or visit Shoreham-Wading River School District’s website: