Alumni Committee Hosts

Alumni Committee Hosts 'Everything But College Workshop'
Posted on 02/15/2020
This is the image for the news article titled  Alumni Committee Hosts 'Everything But College Workshop'The Central Islip Board of Education's Alumni Committee, in conjunction with the Central Islip High School Administration and Central Islip High School Guidance Department, hosted the first 'Everything But College' workshop for high school seniors and their parents and guardians. The event featured guest speakers from a variety of organizations and entities who spoke with students about various career options they may choose if they decide not to enter a college or university immediately upon graduation from Central Islip High School in June. Alumni Committee Chairwoman and School Board Vice President Mrs. Michele Harriott welcomed the families who attended and thanked the guest speakers for sharing information from within their respective fields of expertise. Speakers included: Gina O'Brien from the Suffolk County Department of Human Resources, Personnel & Civil Service; U.S. Army Staff Sergeants Anthony Rodriguez and Andy Hilario; U.S. Marines Sergeant Chris Rivera; a host of representatives from Central Islip Fire Department including Commissioner and Past Chief Joe Correira, Chief Derrick Wallace, Past Captain Steve Delamar, Second Assistant Chief Vinny Platino, Fire Prevention and Life Safety Office Robert Sutton and firefighters Raul Vasquez and Juan Argueta; Eastern Suffolk BOCES Curriculum Teacher Lucas Cittadino; Youth Enrichment Services Representative Rhonda Nedderman; Mr. Rodman Serrano, training coordinator for Long Island Civic Engagement Table who addressed the importance of reporting for the U.S Census; and United States Postal Service Field Recruiter Jennifer Benevento. Also attending were Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Ms. Sharon A. Dungee, Central Islip High School Principal Mr. Timothy Lynam and Assistant Principals Ms. Olivia Da Silva, Mr. Michael Blum and Mr. James Crawford, Social Worker Gina Cramer, and Guidance Counselors Mrs. Esther Jerolem, Mrs. Megan Royce and Mr. Dennis Giordano. Mrs. Harriott acknowledged Alumni Committee members Mr. Glenn C. Mitchell, Mrs. Isabelle Mitchell, Ms. Denise Ridgeway, Dr. Tracy Hudson, Mrs. Pattie Cittadino, Ms. Allison Philips, Mrs. Jewel Carmichael-Jones, Mrs. Debra Hughes, Ms. Samantha Robillard, Ms. Antoinette Brown, Ms. Christine Wesnofske and Ms. Barbara LaMonica. The Alumni Committee invites you to SAVE THE DATE: February 26, 2020 at 6 p.m. - Central Islip High School to attend 'The Perfect You' workshop designed especially for high school seniors as you prepare for your college, career and scholarship interviews.