To honor and celebrate the accomplishments of its student-athletes, the district held its annual Fall Sports Awards Night on Nov. 15 at Walter G. O’Connell Copiague High School. Sponsored by the Booster Club, student-athletes in gymnastics, girls soccer, boys soccer, field hockey, girls tennis, volleyball, cross-country and football were recognized for their dedication to their sports by family members, coaches, Copiague School District administrators and members of the board of education.
Throughout the night, coaches praised the student-athletes for their success and distributed individual awards, including the Coaches’ Award, Most Improved and the MVP award, to worthy receipients. Six special memorial awards were handed out to outstanding athletes for demonstrating leadership on and off the field. Zachary Korba (cross-country) was presented with the Christopher Urban Award, and Isabella Torres (gymnastics) was the recipient of the Dolores Sandefur Award. The Barbara Day Award was given to Darlin Delcid Calderon (field hockey), and Kayla Higueros (volleyball) received the Debra Tekosky Award. Ashley Matute (girls soccer) was presented with the Michael S. Cohen Award and Ashley Hernandez (girls soccer) was the recipient of the Brittany Walsh Memorial Award.
Date Added: 11/21/2022