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William Floyd Alumni Association & WFSD Honor Four Outstanding Educators

This award is unique in that nominations are made directly by former students.

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The 2017 Outstanding Educators with William Floyd Alumni Association members: Sandra Pagano, Class of 1987 (left) with "Outstanding Educators" Dr. Keith Fasciana, Frank Turso, Ruth Trimble and Richard Daly with WFAA president, Jackie (Intonato) Eglevsky, Class of 1964.

Photo by: William Floyd School District

Manorville, NY - October 30, 2017 - The William Floyd Alumni Association in collaboration with the William Floyd School District recently honored four “Outstanding Educators” at the eighth annual Outstanding Educators Award Dinner held at the Rock Hill Country Club. This year’s honorees include Richard Daly, Dr. Keith Fasciana, Ruth Trimble and Frank Turso, who were selected for making a positive difference in the lives of countless students. This award is unique in that nominations are made directly by former students.
“There is no greater recognition for an educator than to be nominated for this award by a former student,” said Kevin M. Coster, Superintendent of Schools. “These educators have had a lasting and profound impact on the lives of children. I congratulate Keith, Richard, Ruth and Frank on this great honor and thank the William Floyd Alumni Association for providing this wonderful opportunity to honor our colleagues and friends.”
“These four educators, Ruth, Frank, Keith and Richard, exemplify our educators at William Floyd – kind, supportive, knowledgeable and passionate about education,” said Jackie (Intonato) Eglevsky, William Floyd High School Class of 1964, President, William Floyd Alumni Association. “The impact they’ve had and continue to have on their students is a legacy for which to be proud.”
The 2017 Class of William Floyd Alumni Association Outstanding Educators join 29 past recipients: Mary Arslanian, Jude Bouer, Candy Carro, Patty Casey, Michael Cordaro, Beth Cutrone, Chip Ezelius, Robert Feeney, Donna Gaspari, Ron Gross, Bill Hennessy, Dick Horton, Joe Hurley, Paul Longo, Mike Merolla, Flora Metrick, Laura Mole, Dori Orofino, Bill Pike, Ed Pinto, Karen Poidomani, John Raptis, E. Marianne Ritz, Denise Robertson, Phil Scotto, Marge Sabbeth, Mary Schultz, Phyllis Siano and Stephen Stengel.
Proceeds from the Outstanding Educators Awards event helps to fund many William Floyd Alumni Association initiatives such as scholarships and programming supplies for students, kindergarten supply packets, food drives and more.
About the Honorees
Richard Daly, the culinary arts teacher at William Floyd High School and world-champion ice carver who also holds the Guinness World Record for fastest ice carver, was nominated by recent graduate, Zyaire Bias. Dr. Keith Fasciana has served the William Floyd School District in a variety of roles including teacher, assistant principal and now principal of William Floyd Elementary School for the past decade was nominated by former student and current high school freshman, Madison Mentz.  Ruth Trimble, a longtime business teacher and former chair of the Business Education Department, was nominated by former student, Nancy Horton. And lastly, Frank Turso, a longtime music teacher, was nominated by former student, Jim Brosnan.
About the William Floyd Alumni Association
The William Floyd Alumni Association, now in its 10th year, continues to make a positive difference in the lives of many. Some of the outreach initiatives they have contributed to include awarding more than $11,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors; more than $11,000 in kindergarten supplies for incoming students; more than $11,000 in Career and Technical Education awards for high school students; the creation of the Armed Forces Memorial to honor alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice; STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) initiatives for middle school students and so much more.