Nassau Superintendents celebrate Class of 2022

Nassau Superintendents celebrate Class of 2022
Posted on 06/07/2022

The Nassau County Council of School Superintendents honored 120 seniors from 44 public high schools for their outstanding academic achievements during its annual Celebrating Excellence Breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. As guests arrived, they were entertained by a musical performance featuring the Roosevelt High School String Ensemble.

High school valedictorians, salutatorians and honor student designees were joined at the breakfast by their superintendents, principals and family members. The national anthem and a rendition of “Forever Young” by Rod Stewart were performed by the Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School singing group Vibe under the direction of Adam Paltrowitz. 

Dr. Tonie McDonald, superintendent of Levittown Public Schools and president of NCCSS, urged students to always remember the struggles they have overcome, while also keeping fond memories of their most positive moments.

Keynote speaker Edwin Darden, a senior program officer for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, shared appreciation for the experiences that have helped him grow and encouraged students to also search for that appreciation.

As the superintendents who serve on the Celebrating Excellence Committee announced the names of each valedictorian and salutatorian along with their college plans each received a plaque to commemorate their outstanding achievement.

Nassau Super Breakfast

Nassau County Class of 2022 valedictorians were recognized during the NCCSS annual Celebrating Excellence Breakfast.

Nassau Super Breakfast

Nassau County Class of 2022 salutatorians were recognized during the NCCSS annual Celebrating Excellence Breakfast.