Highlighting Fall Student-Athletes in Copiague

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In an effort to recognize the many accomplishments of its student-athletes both on and off the field, the Copiague School District held its 21st annual Fall Sports Awards Night on Nov. 16 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, swimming and football were recognized for their dedication to their sports by their 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 MVP, to worthy receipients. Seven 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, Isabella Torres (gymnastics) was the recipient of the Dolores Sandefur Award and Kevin Villalta (boys soccer) was presented with the Richard Lombardo Award. The Barbara Day Award was given to Julianna Milonas (field hockey), Adriana Jimenez Bonilla (volleyball) received the Debra Tekosky Award, Paris DeFreitas (girls soccer) was presented with the Michael S. Cohen Award, and Adriana Jimenez (girls soccer) was the recipient of the Brittany Walsh Memorial Award.