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Long Beach High School

Points of Pride


September 2014

•    Students Victoria Epstein, Alexandra Kapilian, Jonathan Kapilian, Maegan Miciotta and Max Tunney were selected as All-State musical ensemble participants.
•    Junior Jonathan Kapilian was selected to participate in the Columbia University Science Honors Program for two years, until he graduates from high school.
•    Fragments earned a gold medal from Columbia Scholastic Press and received 949 out of a possible 1,000 points in the challenging Crown Awards Program
•    Senior Ilana Blumenthal was recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist through the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program.

October 2014

•    Fragments earned a first class award with marks of distinction in the categories of writing and editing, layout and concept from the National Scholastic Press Association. The publication also received a first place award from the American Scholastic Press Association.
•    Students Victoria Epstein and Claire Ezratty were selected to participate in the Long Island String Festival Association concerts based on the outstanding results they achieved at New York State School Music Association festivals.
•    Students Julia Berkowitz and Vanessa Tate were both honored by the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program. Tate was additionally commended by the National Merit Scholarship Program’s National Achievement Program.
•    Junior Morgan Harrington was recognized as one of only 37 students invited to compete to be an ambassador of the arts for Scholastic.

November 2014

•    Sophomore Maggie Aroesty and Senior Max Willard earned recognition for their excellence in swimming. Aroesty was named All-American and Willard received the Academic All-American title.
•    Seniors Maegan Miciotta and Corey Ochs were named the Class of 2015 Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively.

December 2014

•    Seniors Kelsey Larson, Nick Nigro, Matt Varian and Max Willard committed to college athletic teams and signed Letters of Intent.
•     The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation recognized High School senior Alex Schneider for his academic excellence, positive leadership and dedication to service.
•    A team of students named Logarithm and Blues placed third out of seven teams in round two of the Nassau County Interscholastic Math League.

January 2015

•    The New York State Sportswriters Association named senior Donovan Campbell an All-State First Team Offensive lineman.
•    Sophomore Lea Jaffe earned second place in the “Cell” Yourself Friday contest presented by the Professional Women Photographers organization.
•    Sophomore Maggie Aroesty qualified for the 2016 United States Olympic Trials. She achieved this accomplishment in the 400 individual medley at the CeraVe Invitational.
•    The boys badminton, boys cross country, girls cross country, football, girls soccer, girls swim, girls tennis, boys volleyball and girls volleyball teams all received Scholar Athlete Team Awards from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association for maintaining grade point averages of 90% or higher.
•    Students Jamie Demarest and Nick Nigro were named Outstanding Physical Education Students by the Nassau Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance for their good sportsmanship, leadership and exceptional physical fitness.
•    Student Jaclyn Marry won the school Wendy's Heisman Award and Corey Ochs earned the New York State Wendy's Heisman Award for excellence in class, sports and the community.  

February 2015

•    Students Damian McLaughlin, Scott Powers, Cesare Sandoval, Max Tunney and Julia Weiner were presented with Citations from the City of Long Beach Chamber of Commerce for their documentation of the hospital rally.
•    Fragments staff took ten honors in the Empire State Scholastic Press Association Competition, earning both group and individual achievements.