Newark - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently visited Perkins Elementary School in Newark where he recognized Stephanie Bounds' kindergarten class for their outstanding citizenship. The class collected canned goods and other nonperishable items for the Newark Food Closet. Senator Nozzolio presented each student with a special New York State Certificate acknowledging their efforts. Left to right are, front row: Preston Precourt, Maddison Snow, Madelenie Brownell, Joseph Shaw, Thomas Rivera, Lacey Boschetto. Middle row: Ashley Allegretti, Rachael Moynihan, Ciera Wilson, Matthew O'Connor, Jacob Wilkie, Joshua Logins, Joshua Scotti, Gabriel White, Riley Rice, Morgan Colacino. Back row: Sue Achille, Principal; Stephanie Bounds, kindergarten teacher; Senator Nozzolio; Dolly Velte and Mary Jo Fenyn, coordinators of Newark Food Bank.