East Islip Middle School held its 12th annual Breakfast of Champions on March 14, recognizing 47 sixth- and seventh-graders who best demonstrated the school’s “six pillars of character” – citizenship, dedication, integrity, positive attitude, respect and responsibility – during the 2018-2019 school year. Each honoree was selected by a team or department at the middle school.
With the students’ families in attendance, the ceremony began with greetings from Principal Bill Brennen. Assistant principals Jason Stanton and Michael Thorley then presented the students with certificates and lanyards commemorating their achievement.
Honored for outstanding character were Logan Alfalla, Derek Alfaro, Adian Allen, Max Berlin, Breanna Blacks, Amanda Bolen, Logan Brandt, Quinn Carolan, Ryan Fioresi, Ryan Flad, Leah Garvey, Dylan Gaulrapp, Charles Heffernan, Samuel Henderson, Jonathan Henke, Keira Higgins, Georgia Hodge, Jesse Hodge, Sophie Jensen, Emma Johnson, Christian Kozak, Brendan Kroupa, Johanna LeRoux, Jason Lopez, Jordan Maloney, Reese McGuire, Emily McIntee, Natalia Mendolia, Rachael Mercado, Lorelai Mucciolo, Dylan Nelson, Samantha Olsen, Sophia Parrillo, Samantha Penny, Andrew Perez, Gabrielle Procaccini, Isabella Procaccini, Matthew Rigogliosi, Gabriela Rivera, Hanna Ross, Catherine Sasso, Melissa Stewart, Ella Tantillo, Devin vonHassel, Kaylee Wilko, Casey With, and Jack Wodicka.
Photo courtesy of the East Islip School District