It is always a proud moment at the end of the year for North Shore Kiwanis Club to recognize graduating seniors for their efforts and dedication throughout their high school career. These students are graduating with more than 500 hours of community service performed as North Shore High School Students. This is recognized as no easy task and the Kiwanis Club held a dinner on Thursday June 9th to recognize this accomplishment. All recipients received a plaque with their recorded community service hours. Pictured from L to R our the Key Club recipients receiving this award: Cleo Fleming, Julia Albanese, Elias Mastakouris, Key Club adviser & NS Kiwanian Julia Salat, Kiwanis President Roger Hill, Jacob Abramowitz, Jessica Hannon. On behalf of the Kiwanis club we wish you success on all your future endeavors. For more information on the NS Kiwanis Club visit our website nskiwanis.org and our Facebook page.
The North Shore Kiwanis Club annually presents 4 scholarships to graduating seniors at North Shore High school. This year’s recipients are: Elias Mastakouris, receiving the New York State Distinguished Past Kiwanis Governor Jim Hebron Memorial Scholarship of $4000.00. Three additional awards of $1000.00 each were presented to: Madalyn Conklin, Jessica Hannon, and Alaina Van Pak. The North Shore Kiwanis Club is very proud to be able to assist students financially with college expenses and look forward to continuing our focus on the North Shore Community. A special thank you to the Scholarship Chairperson Kiwanian Gary Craner and his committee for their time and effort to make the selection from more than 50 applicants who applied. Pictured are the recipients of the scholarships: L to R: Alania Van Pak, Jessica Hannon, Madalyn Conklin, Kiwanian Julia Salat, NS Kiwanis President Roger Hill, and Elias Mastakouris.
From our club adviser, Ms. Salat:
Miss Cleo Fleming, graduating senior at North Shore High School, was honored as Student of the Month For March. Miss Fleming has 564 hours of service and is a four-year distinguished member of the North Shore Key Club. Cleo is a member of the National Honor Society, a super star on the athletic field, and an accomplish dancer and Co-President of the North Shore Pulse Dance Team. On behalf of the North Shore Kiwanis Club we congratulate Cleo on her outstanding accomplishments and wish her the very best in all future endeavors.
Pictured is Senior Cleo Fleming, holding her well deserved plaque, accompanied by her proud parents and the President of the NS Kiwanis Club Roger Hill. To learn more about the NS Kiwanis Club visit the website: www.nskiwanis.org and our Facebook page.
The North Shore Kiwanis Club Congratulates Jessica Hannon Student Of The Month For January
The North Shore Kiwanis Club recognizes graduating seniors at North Shore High School for their outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the community. Miss Jessica Hannon was recognized as the Kiwanis Student of the Month for January. This young lady has more than 500 hours of community service, and has been a dedicated member Key Club for her 4-years at North Shore; this is an outstanding accomplishment indeed. Other achievements to note: National Merit Commended Student, National Honor Society, Debate Team founding member as well as Captain and founding member of the Pulse Dance Team at North Shore. The photo was taken at the Swan Club at a dinner in the honor of Miss Hannon.
Pictured left to right: Kiwanis President Roger Hill, SOM Honoree Jessica Hannon, proud family members: parents Jennifer and Michael Hannon, and sister Machenzie. For more information regarding the North Shore Kiwanis Club, please view our Facebook page and website: nskiwanis.org
Our Awards are listed below:
*First Place/Silver Category: Single Service Project: “Compassion in Action” North Shore Key Club took the lead with a project targeted towards drug awareness and joined hands with the North Shore Middle School.
To note: there are 4 categories and they are based on club size. The North Shore Key Club then competed for recognition in all four categories and took an additional first place over all for this project.
This project will go on to compete at the International Convention in July, Atlanta, GA
FYI: At the International Convention, Key Clubs from around the world join hands to celebrate their service.
*First Place Major Emphasis Project: “North Shore Key Club Opens Their Hearts To Give A Helping Hand.” The members organized a project at the Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park.
This project will also compete at the International Convention.
*First Place for Our Scrapbook: This book documented more than 5000 hours of service projects and more than $5000.00 donated to charity.
This book will also go on to International to compete.
*First Place In Public Relations: This pertained to the use of social media
*The club was recognized as a Diamond Level Club in New York State: We achieved 195 points out of a possible 200 point total.
April 1st marks the start of the new Key Club year, which brings a lot of change. The purpose of this post is to update everyone on these changes.
I'd like to start by recognizing the graduating seniors and all their contributions to the Key Club and overall, helping to shape it into what it is today.
Convention was last weekend. Once again, our club was set apart winning many awards, which are listed below:
More details about these awards will be in our next post in a week or so.
New Board Members
With the Key Club new year beginning, we would like to welcome the following members to the board, who were voted on the board last meeting:
The "Meet the Board" page will soon be updated to reflect this.
Thank you for all the support
To conclude, we would like to thank our community and school for their continued support. Our club is filled with many committed member who work hard to make a difference. It has been a great year and we look forward to another great one!
For those interested in future events and more, we will continue to post updates right here on the "News" page of our website.
Key Club members Carly Rovner and Julia Albanese were recognized as North Shore Kiwanis Students of the Month. Click here to read more.
The NS Kiwanis Student of the Month Program has begun for the new school year. North Shore High School graduating senior Elias Mastakouris was selected for the month of September to start off the 2015 year program. This dynamic young man is in the top of his graduating class with credits galore and numerous achievements of recognition He is the President of the North Shore key Club and through this organization has been recognized as a Distinguished New York State President. This summer he was elected the Governor at Boys State, a very prestigious program hosted by the American Legion Organization, as well as traveling to Washington and an internship on Capitol Hill. The North Shore Kiwanis Club is so very proud of this young man and we wish him all the best. Pictured is Elias center stage with his parents, Tracy and Theodore, and his brother James. The NSK President Roger Hill and DPLG, a member of the NS Kiwanis Club and chairperson of the Student of the Month Committee also pictured for this recognition for such a fine young man. For more information on the NS Kiwanis Club please visit the website: www.nskiwanis.org.
The North Shore Key Club is very proud of their accomplishments for 2014-2015. The club was recognized in New York State in March 2015 for numerous community service events and in June at the Key Club International Convention was awarded a first place trophy for their single service project for Autism and third place for the scrapbook. Pictured are club members with very proud President Elias Mastakouris holding the first place trophy.
The North Shore Key Club was recognized by Newsday in their FutureCorp section where high school groups are recognized for outstanding projects and achievements . The Single Service Project: “ North Shore Key Club Makes A Slam Dunk For Autism.” was the project recognized and pictured are some of the members of the award winning NS Key Club Team holding their plaques and trophies for this recognition. This project was recognized by the New York State Key Club District as number one for service 2014-2015.
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