BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- Awards in a dozen categories were handed out at Monday's awards ceremony at Bronxville High School.
Students in grades nine to 12 were recognized for academic excellence, classroom leadership, citizenship, music and drama, art, foreign languages, science, math, online learning, and with with a number of community, memorial, national and state awards.
The Lighthouse Award from the Bronxville School Foundation was awarded to junior Charles Vorbach for "exemplifying the school’s educational ideals of enthusiasm for learning, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, self-esteem and consideration for the ideas and values of others," said the announcement.
He also received the award for his "selfless dedication and service to his school and community."
Senior Natalia Kaminski received the SFL Award, for serving as president of the Student Faculty Legislature.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. David Quattrone presented the annual Louis H. Braun Superintendent’s Award to senior Brennan O’Toole.
She received it for "demonstrating excellence in academics and fulfilling the dispositions of the Bronxville Promise by demonstrating innovation, leadership, critical thinking and engaged citizenship," said the release.
Principal Ann Meyer awarded senior Matthew Bettino with the annual Principal’s Award. It recognizes a student for outstanding citizenship, for demonstrating high ideas and standards of conduct, and contributing to the life of the high school.
Following the awards ceremony, students dedicated this year’s yearbook to elementary school science teacher Tim Curran, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
A picnic on the school lawn followed the ceremony.