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In the Zone

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The District is pleased to announce that seniors Emily Cortese and Matthew Nilan were selected as recipients of the Suffolk County Zone Award. Sponsored by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, the award recognizes one male and one female Suffolk County high school senior from each school district who exemplifies outstanding scholastic ability, physical education performance and leadership qualities.

To qualify for the Suffolk Zone Award, recipients must earn a 90% average in high school physical education and health classes and an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale by the completion of junior year. Recipients must contribute to the positive outcomes of their physical education and health classes and school, always working to support the instructional efforts of the class. Additionally, the recipient must demonstrate physical education and health class leadership and serve in a leadership capacity in an extracurricular organization. Finally, the recipient must achieve a high level of physical fitness and live an overall healthy lifestyle.

Emily plans on attending SUNY Geneseo next fall where she will continue playing field hockey. Matthew also plans on playing lacrosse at Towson University upon graduation.

The district congratulates Emily and Matthew on this outstanding accomplishment and much success in their athletic careers.
Bayport-Blue Point Eagle