Ann Day, a teacher at Corcoran High School, has been awarded the Singer Family Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching. Ann was chosen from a group of 12 finalists and is one of four teachers who will be recognized this year.
Students on the Syracuse City School District’s combined Boys Volleyball and Syracuse West Boys and Girls Cross Country teams have earned New York State Scholar Athlete Team Awards for their excellent academic work.
A team must have a minimum average of 90 percent to apply for the award. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association uses the top eight averages to determine the team average for the scholastic honor.
Students from the Syracuse City School District were recognized for their excellent artistic talents at the 2013 Scholastic Art Awards. The competition is open to junior and senior high school artists from throughout Central New York. More than 4,500 works of art were submitted for this year’s competition. A team of artists and teachers judged the work and local winners will go on to the National Scholastic Art Awards.
Students on the Syracuse City School District’s combined Boys Volleyball team have earned a New York State Scholar Athlete Team Award for their excellent academic work. This is the first time in SCSD program history that the team has been given this honor.
Members of the team come from the SCSD’s high schools. The team is coached by Beth Rourke. Bob Piraino is the junior varsity coach.