North Hempstead celebrates young community leaders

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Caption: IMG_0520.jpg: Town officials honor local students with the Youth Leadership Award for demonstrating a commitment to helping others and their community.

Town Council Members Veronica Lurvey and Mariann Dalimonte along with Town Clerk Wayne Wink recently celebrated the achievements of students in North Hempstead by presenting Youth Leadership Awards.

The awards recognize those who have gone above and beyond in their local community by engaging in and organizing rallies, projects and other ways to work for a better future for the town’s residents.

Town officials presented certificates of recognition to the students and thanked them for their actions. Council Member Lurvey praised their hard work, “You are our future, and our future looks great.”

Recipients included:

· Chris B. – Manhasset High School – Hempstead Harbor trail project

· Shayna B. – Weber Middle School – spearheaded a pinwheels project at Mary J. Davies and Blumenfeld Parks for Child Abuse Awareness month

· Chloe C. – Manhasset High School – helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

· Ruixin C. – Manhasset High School – helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

· Chelsea C. – Great Neck North High School – helped organize a Black Lives Matter Peace Rally in Great Neck

· Jahnaee H. – helped organize a Black Lives Matter Peace in Manhasset.

· Kalah J. – helped organize a Black Lives Matter Peace in Manhasset.

· Alyson O. – Manhasset High School – helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

· Kaitlyn O. – Manhasset High School – helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

· Ada S. – Manhasset High School – helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

· Ava S. – Manhasset High School – helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

· Angelica W. – Great Neck North High School– helped organize a Stop Asian Hate Rally

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