LB Students Commended for Creativity at May 26 BOE Meeting

At the May 26 Board of Education Meeting, Long Beach students were recognized for their success in contests that required creativity, skill and talent. Four students received distinctions in the PTA Reflections program, and two others earned awards in the Town of Hempstead’s annual Poster Recycling Contest.

The 2015-16 Reflections contest theme was, “Let Your Imagination Fly.” Long Beach High School student Isabella DeFrancesco received an Award of Merit in Photography at the State level. East School students Ryden Nafte and Alana Roscoe earned State-level Awards of Merit in Visual Arts and as a Special Artist, respectively. East School student Skyler Oberlander was named a Nassau Region Finalist for Photography.

Mia Melli-Jones and Isabella Silverti, both Lindell School students, were recognized by Town Supervisor Anthony Santino for their entries in the Town of Hempstead’s Poster Recycling Contest, which was held in conjunction with Earth Day. Their pieces illustrated the importance of recycling and caring for the environment.