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Hero superintendent receives state awards at S. Orangetown Middle School

 

Ethan Klapper
eklapper@lohud.com

BLAUVELT - Flanked by state, local and school officials, South Orangetown Schools Superintendent Kenneth Mitchell received awards and praise at a ceremony yesterday honoring his actions on Tuesday.

Mitchell, who pinned a gunman to the floor of his office in South Orangetown Middle School, was honored by state Sen. Thomas P. Morahan and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee at the middle school.

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Hero Superintendent presented with New York State Senate Liberty Award

After presenting South Orangetown Schools Superintendent Kenneth Mitchellwith the New York State Senate Liberty Award, the state's highest honor,Senator Thomas P.  Morahan and Mitchell listen intently as South OrangetownMiddle School student government co-presidents (l-r) Zoe Ferranti andYvonne Cheng thank Dr. Mitchell for keeping the students and staff during arecent "code red" incident involving a gunman.