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  • Scholar Athlete Kickoff 2018-2019

    Scholar Athlete Kickoff 2018-2019

    Monday, August 27 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-08-27 21:35:21 GMT
    News 12 spotlights outstanding student athletes.News 12 spotlights outstanding student athletes.

    Scholar Athlete Kickoff 2017-2018

    Scholar Athlete Kickoff 2017-2018

  • Scholar Athlete: Dylan Chase

    Scholar Athlete: Dylan Chase

    Dylan Chase is a senior at Division High School who played baseball, wrestling, football and lacrosse. He is heading to the University of Chicago in the fall.

  • Scholar Athlete: Jane DiGregorio

    Scholar Athlete: Jane DiGregorio

    The three-sport athlete from Mattituck High School has brought home Long Island championships in both lacrosse and basketball.

    The three-sport athlete from Mattituck High School has brought home Long Island championships in both lacrosse and basketball.

  • Scholar Athlete: Olivia Kneski

    Scholar Athlete: Olivia Kneski

    Olivia Kneski is a soccer and track star from Mercy High School who says her success in both disciplines goes hand in hand. She is also the senior class president, vice president of the National Honor Society. She scored a 1,300 on the SATs and has a 98 GPA.

    Olivia Kneski is a soccer and track star from Mercy High School who says her success in both disciplines goes hand in hand. She is also the senior class president, vice president of the National Honor Society. She scored a 1,300 on the SATs and has a 98 GPA.

  • Scholar Athlete: Dylan Judd

    Scholar Athlete: Dylan Judd

    Oceanside High School senior Dylan Judd was named Nassau County's Most Outstanding Catcher and conference MVP last season.

  • Scholar Athlete: Adam Birch

    Scholar Athlete: Adam Birch

    Adam Birch, of Valley Stream Central, is a four-year varsity volleyball player, earning all-conference and all-county honors. He is also an all-county tennis player and made the county tournament four years in a row. He’s in four honor societies and the student council.
  • Scholar Athlete: Greg Bove

    Scholar Athlete: Greg Bove

    Greg Bove is a West Islip High School senior. He's an All-County track star and holds the school recGreg Bove is a West Islip High School senior. He's an All-County track star and holds the school rec

    Greg Bove is a West Islip High School senior. He's an All-County track star and holds the school record in the triple jump. He has a 94 percent unweighted GPA and scored a 1470 on the SAT.

    Greg Bove is a West Islip High School senior. He's an All-County track star and holds the school record in the triple jump. He has a 94 percent unweighted GPA and scored a 1470 on the SAT.

  • Scholar Athlete: Ryan DeMagistris

    Scholar Athlete: Ryan DeMagistris

    The Mineola High School running captain is a three-time All-County cross country runner who has never missed a practice, was voted "Most Talkative" in his class, has an unweighted 96 average and founded his school's photography club.
  • Scholar Athlete: Meghan Caraher

    Scholar Athlete: Meghan Caraher

    Scholar Athlete: Meghan CaraherScholar Athlete: Meghan Caraher

    Sayville High School senior Meghan Caraher has been an all-county swimmer since her freshman year, setting the school record in the 200 medley relay. Caraher ranks sixth in her class with a 96 percent GPA.

    Sayville High School senior Meghan Caraher has been an all-county swimmer since her freshman year, setting the school record in the 200 medley relay. Caraher ranks sixth in her class with a 96 percent GPA.

  • Scholar Athlete: Kyle Zawadzki

    Scholar Athlete: Kyle Zawadzki

    Zawadzki is a two-time all-county attackman in lacrosse and captain of the team. He's also the  BullZawadzki is a two-time all-county attackman in lacrosse and captain of the team. He's also the Bull

    Zawadzki is a two-time all-county attackman in lacrosse and captain of the Smithtown team. He's also the Bulls' all-state quarterback. He was a two-year starter racking up nearly 5,300 yards and 51 touchdowns. He has a 4.4 unweighted GPA - earning him a scholarship to Yale.

    Zawadzki is a two-time all-county attackman in lacrosse and captain of the Smithtown team. He's also the Bulls' all-state quarterback. He was a two-year starter racking up nearly 5,300 yards and 51 touchdowns. He has a 4.4 unweighted GPA - earning him a scholarship to Yale.

  • Scholar Athlete: Matt Granville

    Scholar Athlete: Matt Granville

    Matt Granville is a two-year team captain and All-Conference player on the Garden City High School boys basketball team.

  • Scholar Athlete: Alice Chiodo

    Scholar Athlete: Alice Chiodo

    John Glen High School senior Alice Chiodo has a 93 average and scored 1370 on the SAT.

  • Scholar Athlete: Sahill Yadav

    Scholar Athlete: Sahill Yadav

    Sahill is a two-year captain of the track team and all-conference in the triple jump and long jump. He's the Osyter Bay valedictorian with a 4.0 average and scored 1550 on the SAT.

    Sahill is a two-year captain of the track team and all-conference in the triple jump and long jump. He's the Osyter Bay valedictorian with a 4.0 average and scored 1550 on the SAT.

  • Scholar Athlete: Katherine Lee

    Scholar Athlete: Katherine Lee

    Katherine Lee is a member of the National Honor Society and scored a 91 on her ACT.

  • Scholar Athlete: Frank Porcasi

    Scholar Athlete: Frank Porcasi

    Carey High School senior Frank Porcasi is a three-year varsity starter on the school's football team.

  • Scholar Athlete: Gabby Zaffiro

    Scholar Athlete: Gabby Zaffiro

    Zaffiro is one of the best scorers in Long Island basketball history.

    Zaffiro is one of the best scorers in Long Island basketball history.

  • Scholar Athlete: Malik Johnson

    Scholar Athlete: Malik Johnson

    Malik Johnson is a track star at Elmont High School who will run at Columbia University next year.

  • Scholar Athlete: Miranda Lund

    Scholar Athlete: Miranda Lund

    Lund has dedicated more than 100,000 hours to gymnastics all while maintaining a 98 average, playing the violin and serving as a peer tutor.

  • Scholar Athlete: Joe Ryan

    Scholar Athlete: Joe Ryan

    Massapequa High School senior Joe Ryan is a two-time national champion in the hammer throw and all-conference in the discus.

    Massapequa High School senior Joe Ryan is a two-time national champion in the hammer throw and all-conference in the discus.

  • Scholar Athlete: Sam Gozelski

    Scholar Athlete: Sam Gozelski

    Gozelski won the LaBue Award as Suffolk County's top scholar athlete football player. He's an all-county player, the Tigers' captain and their defensive MVP. He scored 1530 on the SAT, including a perfect score in math.  

    Gozelski won the LaBue Award as Suffolk County's top scholar athlete football player. He's an all-county player, the Tigers' captain and their defensive MVP. He scored 1530 on the SAT, including a perfect score in math.  

  • Scholar Athlete: Ryan Thorpe

    Scholar Athlete: Ryan Thorpe

    Thorpe is one of the Cross Country teams' captains and has led Manhasset to four-straight county titles. He's been all-conference and all-county throughout high school. Thrope is president of the English Honor Society and has a 4.18 unweighted average.
  • Scholar Athlete: Samantha Schultz

    Scholar Athlete: Samantha Schultz

    Sam is a five year varsity player...going from rookie of the year as an 8th grader...to a 2-time allSam is a five year varsity player...going from rookie of the year as an 8th grader...to a 2-time all

    Schultz is a five-year varsity basketball player, going from Rookie of the Year as an eighth grader to a two-time All-County player. She's on pace to finish with about 1,500-career points.

    Schultz is a five-year varsity basketball player, going from Rookie of the Year as an eighth grader to a two-time All-County player. She's on pace to finish with about 1,500-career points.

  • Scholar Athlete: Tracey McSorley

    Scholar Athlete: Tracey McSorley

    Tracey McSorley is a two-sport star at Seaford High School.

    Tracey McSorley is a two-sport star at Seaford High School.

  • Scholar Athlete: Mike Luvin

    Scholar Athlete: Mike Luvin

    Mike Luvin is the captain of the Quiz Bowl team and vice president of the Military History Club at South Side High School.

    Mike Luvin is the captain of the Quiz Bowl team and vice president of the Military History Club at South Side High School.

  • Scholar Athlete: Madison Jones

    Scholar Athlete: Madison Jones

    Madison Jones is a swimmer at East Hampton High School who has earned all-league honors twice and qualified three times for the state championships.

  • Scholar Athlete: Will Martin

    Scholar Athlete: Will Martin

    Pierson High School senior Will Martin, a soccer goalie for the Whalers, helped his team win 13 games this season, including six shutouts. They won a county championship and made it to the state semifinal. Martin is also an all-league basketball player on pace for 1,000 career point. He's in the National Honor Society with a 94 average and scored 1,300 on the SAT.

  • Scholar Athlete: Dylan Chan

    Scholar Athlete: Dylan Chan

    Dylan Chan, a senior at Half Hollow Hills West, has five state swimming championships holds the state record in the 200-medley relay and 200-freestyle relay. He also scored a 1500 on the SAT with a perfect score in math.

    Dylan Chan, a senior at Half Hollow Hills West, has five state swimming championships holds the state record in the 200-medley relay and 200-freestyle relay. He also scored a 1500 on the SAT with a perfect score in math.

  • Scholar Athlete: Nat Amato

    Scholar Athlete: Nat Amato

    Nat Amato is a four-sport athlete at Huntington High School.

  • Scholar Athlete: Allie Brady

    Scholar Athlete: Allie Brady

    Allie Brady has a 4.0 GPA and is a member of five honor societies and a volunteer volleyball coach.

  • Scholar Athlete: Tess Duignan

    Scholar Athlete: Tess Duignan

    Tess Duignan, of Wantagh High School, is the captain of the Cross Country team and a champion in the 3,000 meters and 4 X 800 meter relay. She's earned numerous all-county and all-conference honors on both winter and spring track teams.

  • Scholar Athlete: Thomas Ogeka

    Scholar Athlete: Thomas Ogeka

    The Eastport-South Manor volleyball player told his coach he'd start as a freshman and then made it happen.

    The Eastport-South Manor volleyball player told his coach he'd start as a freshman and then made it happen.

  • 2016-2017 Scholar Athlete Season

    2016-2017 Scholar Athlete Season

    News 12 spotlights outstanding student athletes.News 12 spotlights outstanding student athletes.
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