Outstanding Physical Education Students

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Long Beach High School seniors Megan Sofield and Shane Morris were named Outstanding Physical Education Students by the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Two students from each Nassau County high school were selected for this honor based on their ability to demonstrate understanding of the New York State Learning Standards for Health and Physical Education.
 
Both athletes exhibit physically active lifestyles, demonstrate responsible behavior, serve as leaders and positive influences, value healthy lifestyles and lifelong learning, perform exceptionally in physical education classes and achieved high levels of fitness on a test.

Megan is a three-sport athlete and has participated on the varsity lacrosse, varsity swim and varsity indoor track teams, and holds four All-County and several County Qualifier titles for swimming. She also works as a Long Beach lifeguard and was a Scholar-Artist nominee for dance.

Shane is on the swim and lacrosse teams and achieved Most Valuable Player and All Long Island titles for swimming and All Conference status for lacrosse. He signed a letter of intent to participate on the swimming and diving team at Binghamton University.