Congratulations! Board of Education 2020-21 Recognitions
The Board of Education along with Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo and administrators will recognize many students, faculty, and staff for their accomplishments during the 2020-21 school year.
Please see the photos attached and help us congratulate those Vikings who have achieved these wonderful Board of Education recognitions during the year. We wish them well now and always in their future endeavors. Congratulations! They include (please note this list will be updated throughout the school year):

  • National Merit SemiFinalist, Lucia Martin
  • North Shore Valedictorian, Sophie Blumenthal, and North Shore Salutatorian, Kate Weseley-Jones
  • North Shore Commended Students, Sophie Blumenthal, Jackson Cooperman, Bridget Lewis, Lucia Martin, Henry Rieger, Ruizhe Sun, Kate Weseley-Jones and Brandon Zhu
  • LI Math Medalists  8th graders (honor earned during Spring of 7th grade): Aaryan Vira   (Silver), Jasmin Ko (Gold), Graham Lippert (Gold), Eli Weseley-Jones (Gold),

9th graders (honor earned during Spring of 8th grade): Noah Lee (Bronze), Harrison Levin (Gold), 10th graders (honor earned during 9th grade): Angelica Frangopoulos         (Bronze), Matthew Nochowitz (Bronze), Michael Fleming (Silver), Matias Buschfrers  (Gold), 11th graders (honor earned during 10th grade): Travis Bochove (Bronze), Olivia Lamond (Bronze), Ella Scheffel (Silver), 12th graders (honor earned during 11th grade): Noelle Pappous (Bronze), Recent HS grads: Esme Reilly (Silver), Louis Lavenda (Bronze), and Katherine Hunt (Silver)

  • Viking Foundation along with Community members for HEPAOUT Fundraiser, raising $130K for HEPA air purifiers in 30 days for the North Shore Schools

To see the names and view the actual school Board recognition ceremonies, please visit the BOE Minutes section at and BOE Video section of our website at   
Article and photos by Shelly Newman