The athletic department at Glen Cove High School hosted a College Bound Recognition Day last monthfor graduating seniors who have committed to play collegiate sports in their respective academic institutions.
Athletic director Denise Kiernan led the event, which was attended by students and their families, coaches, guidance counselors, Glen Cove High School administrators, Superintendent of Schools Maria Rianna and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Technology Dr. Michael Israel.
“As a former Division I student athlete, nothing could be more exciting than celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of the students before you today,” Kiernan said. “Playing at the collegiate level requires a tremendous amount of desire, determination and focus to be successful. Best wishes and good luck to all of you. Make Glen Cove proud!”
Congratulations to the following students: Grace Blinkoff, Oberlin College, Division 3 Cross Country; Gaetano Famiglietti, New Haven, Division 2 Football; Christian Gueverra, Utica College, Division 3 Football; Tim Hogan, undecided (Utica/Endicott), Division 3 Football; Howard Woods, Norwich University, Division 3 Football; Jonathan Capobianco, LIU Post, Division 2 Baseball; Sara Tenke, Western Connecticut, Division 3 Softball; Dante Castillo, Virginia Wesleyan, Division 3 Lacrosse; Michael Hatala, Susquehanna, Division 3 Lacrosse; Sean Morrisey, King’s College, Division 3 Lacrosse; Geoffery Field, Montclair State, Division 3 Lacrosse; Brandon Leon, Molloy College, Division 2 Lacrosse.
Kiernan also recognized Glen Cove senior and gymnast Lindsay Dwyer, who signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Illinois, a Division I Big 10 school in the fall of 2015.
—Submitted by Glen Cove Schools