Sayville, NY - June 23, 2016 - Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay honored Sayville High School senior, Corinne Caminske, at the June 21st General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature in Riverhead. Caminske has accepted an appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy to be a member of the Class of 2020. She is the first woman from Sayville High School to earn an appointment to the Coast Guard Academy.
Caminske, who will graduate with honors on June 25th, is a member of the National Honors Society as well as the Youth Committee for the Sayville Rotary Club Youth Leadership Awards. She currently volunteers at the Center for Environmental Research and Coastal Monitoring and also serves as an educator at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center. Caminske has also attended the Empire Girls State, 2016 Leadership Conference for High School Women as well as Brown University’s Environmental Leadership Laboratory (B.E.L.L)
“Corinne is an outstanding young leader who has gone above and beyond to help others,” said Lindsay. “I am extremely grateful to have gotten the chance to know the Caminske family and to see Corinne excel on so many levels. She is an ideal candidate for the Coast Guard Academy and I wish her the best of luck throughout her career as a member of our United States Military.”
Caminske will join her brother, Kurt Jr., who is a junior at the Academy, on June 27th, just 2 days after graduation. While at the Academy she will study Marine Environmental Science and upon graduation will receive a Commission as an Ensign in the United States Coast Guard.
Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay is the Chairman of the Economic Development Committee, Chairman of the Parks & Recreation Committee, and Vice Chairman of the Government Operations, Personnel, Information Technology, and Housing Committee. Bill represents the 8th legislative district which consists of Bayport, Blue Point, Bohemia, Holbrook, Holtsville, Oakdale, Sayville, West Sayville parts of North Patchogue and Ronkonkoma.