Senator Squadron Confers 40 Service and Government Engagement Awards to District School Kids

NEW YORK – State Senator Daniel Squadron announced the sixth annual Service and Government Engagement (SAGE) Awards, honoring graduating Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn students who have demonstrated public service and a commitment to their communities beyond the classroom.

Thirty-two elementary, middle, and high schools across the 26th Senate District nominated students who exemplify a civic-minded spirit and have made an impact on their communities through service and engagement. Senator Squadron founded the award in 2009 to recognize students’ achievements and foster a lifelong commitment to public service among young people.

The awards are being presented to students at graduation ceremonies throughout June. Among the schools Senator Squadron is planning to attend are:

·         P.S. 8, the Robert Fulton School, 37 Hicks Street, Brooklyn; 9AM on June 23

·         P.S. 126, Jacob August Riis, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan; 9:45AM on June 23

·         P.S. 20, The Anna Silver School, 166 Essex Street, Manhattan; 9AM on June 24

In addition, the following schools have students receiving a SAGE award:

·         M298, Pace High School

·         M292, Henry Street School for International Studies

·         M418, Millennium High School

·         P.S. 142, Amalia Castro

·         Lower Manhattan Community Middle School

·         P.S. 307, Daniel Hale Williams

·         P.S. 16, The Leonard Dunkly School

·         P.S. 137, John L. Bernstein

·         P.S. 2, Meyer London

·         P.S. 124, Yung Wing School

·         P.S. 1, Alfred E. Smith School

·         K318, I.S. Eugenio Maria De Hostos

·         K126, John Ericsson Middle School

·         P.S. 64, Robert Simon

·         El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice

·         P.S. 31, Samuel F. Dupont

·         P.S. 184M, Shuang Wen

·         M332, University Neighborhood Middle School

·         M345, Collaborative Academy of Science, Technology, & Language Arts Education

·         M308, Lower Manhattan Arts Academy

·         M545, High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies

·         M458, Forsyth Satellite Academy

·         Richard R. Green High School of Teaching

·         M707, John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School

·         M650, Cascades High School

·         M448, University Neighborhood High School

·         M316, Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women

·         M489, High School of Economics and Finance

·         I.S. 71, Juan Morel Campos Secondary School