Four Fifth-Graders Earn Leadership Awards

Four East Islip fifth-graders – Max Berlin and Isabella Procaccini of John F. Kennedy Elementary School, and Angelina DeAmicis and Jesse Najera of Ruth C. Kinney Elementary School – recently received the annual Physical Education Leadership award from the Suffolk Zone Chapter of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. The four students and other Suffolk County award winners attended an NYS AHPERD awards ceremony on May 3, held at Longwood High School in Middle Island. They were nominated by their physical education teachers for their leadership skills and for how they help their peers.