Community Recognition Awards

The 3rd annual “SRC Community Recognition Awards” dinner was held with a full house Tuesday evening at Moscatiello’s Italian Family Restaurant in North Greenbush. Students, educators, first responders, miiltary personnel, Rotarians, and others were honored for their contributions to their communities.

Some scenes from the event:

Maple Hill  educator Jacqui Hill at podium with Superintendent Jason Chevalier at right. Student honorees (from left) Tobiah Gieser, Andrew Penn, Olivia Sterantino, Tari Civerlo.
(From right) Columbia HS Principal Mike Harkin, Dan Batcher, Emily Shatraw, Julie Lansing.
Murray Forth (left) receives breakout Rotarian award from President-elect Phil Kellerman.
Brendon DiLello, Rensselaer schools counselor, presents student Kiernan Teator.
 Columbia HS honorees (from left) Heather Pangburn, Elizabeth Gambino, Liam Danaher, with Mike Harkin introducing them.
 Business honoree Shannon Romanowski accepts award from presenter Mike Bennett.
Outstanding military award-winner Christopher Ciccone.
Conrad Kress displays his award for Outstanding Military Veteran.
Maple Hill educator honorees (from left) Jamie Colloton and Ricco Frese introduced by Jacqui Hill.

Carol Orvis receives education service award

Carol Orvis holds the CASDA award presented to her.

SRC’s own Carol Orvis has been a longtime worker in the vineyards of academe. That effort was recognized at a recent dinner held by CASDA, the Center for School Improvement at UAlbany’s School of Education.

The handsome “Friend of Education Award,” seen below, was presented in recognition of Carol’s lengthy record of service to Questar III BOCES.

CASDA award