Booster Club Honors Women in Sports

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In recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the district honored Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School girls assistant varsity basketball coach Gabrielle Gibson on Feb. 5 during a halftime presentation.

Ms. Gibson was presented with a plaque for her contributions by the Copiague Booster Club. Ms. Gibson was a key member and all-star athlete as part of the Copiague girls 2009 New York State Championship basketball team. During her time in the district, she became a 2000-plus point scorer and earned All-County, All-Long Island and All-State honors. She went on to play basketball at Assumption College, where she was named freshman player of the year and became the second all-time leading scorer. 

For the past six years, Ms. Gibson has continued to develop her passion for the sport and desire to impact young female athletes in a positive way. She has launched  her basketball training business and serves as a basketball official.