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Spring Student-Athletes Honored in Copiague

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Copiague School District held its annual spring sports awards on June 1 in the Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School auditorium to honor the accomplishments of its student-athletes on the playing field and in the classroom. The event is sponsored by the Copiague Booster Club.

Coaches, administrators, board of education members, friends and family gathered to share the notable accomplishments of the sports teams in varsity softball, girls track, girls lacrosse, baseball and boys track.

Coaches called athletes up front to be recognized and celebrated both their individual and team achievements during the season. They also distributed individual awards, including the Coaches’ Award, Most Improved and the MVP award, to worthy recipients.

Five Golden Eagle Awards were presented to students from each team with the highest cumulative grade point average. This year’s receipients were: Jillian McLaurin (girls track); Jakub Dobrowolski-Kosior (boys track); Luis Acosta Castro (baseball); Giselle Peralta (girls lacrosse); and Glorianni Pena Feliz (softball).Luis Acosta Castro received the Daniel O’Connell Memorial Baseball Award.

Four student-athletes were named Gold Key winners. The Gold Key Award is the highest honor in the section that an athlete can receive for sports participation. It is awarded to student-athletes who letter in eight junior varsity or varsity seasons in grades 10-12.Congratulations to Jakub Dobrowolski-Kosior, Jaheim Garcia, Samantha Maldonado-Jurado and Kuba Szulejko.

Date Added: 6/17/2022