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Copiague Students Honored for Artwork, Essays

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The district’s students were recognized by members of the Knights of Columbus for their participation in the organization’s annual poster and essay contests at the Feb. 13 board of education meeting.

The poster contest, now in its 13th year, garnered more than 150 entries to tackle the issue of substance abuse. Students received a certificate and gift card sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Twenty students from Copiague were chosen as winners. The district congratulates the following students for their winning entries:Great Neck Road Elementary School: Jeremy Barrera, Devon Bennett, Ariana Desulme and Kimberly Morales; Deauville Gardens East Elementary School: Jameliah Cox, Mason Marner and Mantis Tucciarone; Copiague Middle School: Julia Abayev, Kennedy Dudley, Ashley Fernandez Abreu, K’pryce Hamilton, Veronica Karwowska, Zoey Khisova and Cindy Once; Deauville Gardens West Elementary School: Angelith Molina Martinez and Layla Tejada; and Susan E. Wiley Elementary School: Gabriella Agtuca, Yeleeni Manchame, Sophia Samuel and Barkley Seizeme.

This year’s annual essay contest focused on the concept of religious liberty. Each student winner received a gift card and council certificate. From the Copiague Middle School, this year’s Knights of Columbus essay contest winners were: Christie Arce (first), Allison Garcia Antunez (second) and Zyann Sam-Kabba (third).

Date Added: 3/8/2023