Bronxville News

Students Recognized for Achievements During Virtual Awards Ceremony
Bronxville, NY

Bronxville High School administrators and faculty members recognized ninth through 12th grade students for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions in the classroom and beyond during a virtual Awards Ceremony on June 8.

During the ceremony, which was livestreamed on the district’s YouTube channel, presenters announced the award winners in a variety of categories, including innovation, critical thinking, leadership, engaged citizenship, music and drama, art, foreign languages, science, math, online learning and athletics, as well as a number of community, memorial, national and state awards, and college and university book awards.

Liam Heraty and Avery Widen, both juniors, received the Lighthouse Award, sponsored by the Bronxville School Foundation, for exemplifying the school’s educational ideals of enthusiasm for learning, pride of accomplishment, self-discipline, self-esteem and consideration for the ideas and values of others. They were also recognized for their selfless dedication and service to school and community.

Harry Villanueva, a senior, received the SFL Award, presented annually to the student who has served as president of the Student Faculty Legislature. 

Michael Grieco, a senior, was awarded the Louis H. Braun Superintendent’s Award for demonstrating excellence in academics, leadership and service to the school. 

Brian Li and Sabrina Mellinghoff, both seniors, received the annual Principal’s Award, which recognized them for their outstanding citizenship, demonstrated through high ideals and standards of conduct, as well as for their contributions to the life of the high school. 

At the conclusion of the awards ceremony, seniors Anabel Maldonado and Emma Estes dedicated this year’s yearbook to Athletic Director Karen Peterson, who is retiring at the end of the school year after more than two decades of service to the school and community. 

For a full list of the awards, click here. To watch the ceremony, which includes tribute videos to Karen Peterson and the Class of 2020, click here