Excellence in Education Volume 15, Issue 18, 1-17-20
OBHS Seniors Win Nassau Zone Awards
Oyster Bay High School seniors Jacqueline Romanelli and Gregory Wulffen Jr. were named recipients of the 2019-20 Physical Education Outstanding Student Award presented by the Nassau Zone of New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.The award recognizes two students from each Nassau County district that demonstrate excellence in physical education and health.
Students accepted their awards during a recent ceremony at the Crest Hollow County Club hosted by Oyster Bay High School’s own health and physical education teacher Mr. Charles Rizzuto, who was elected Nassau Zone President in Nov. 2018 for a two-year term.
“Our Zone Award winners are leaders for their peers and shining examples of living healthy
They're off to Disney for Cheerleading Nationals!
The Oyster Bay High School varsity cheerleading squad will compete for the first time in the Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA) National High School Championship at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL, Feb. 7-9. The competition, considered the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the country, will be televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over 100 million homes around the world.
The squad qualified for the national tournament after winning second place in the small varsity co-ed non-tumbling division at the UCA Empire Regionals held at Nassau Community College.
“When we heard we came in second place, we were so excited,” said Coach Chelsea Bressingham. “Everyone was crying. It was the best moment of my coaching and cheering career.”