Thirteen senior physical education majors at SUNY Cortland were recognized with Lenore K. Alway/Anthony P. Tesori Awards for their outstanding work in student teaching in New York state schools during the Fall 2010 semester.
Physical Education Department faculty members nominated eight women and five men for the recognition. The students received a certificate.
The Alway award, given to women, acknowledges Lenore K. Alway, the late pioneering head of women’s physical education at the College from 1941 to 1965. The men’s award honors Anthony P. Tesori, a 1939 graduate who gave the College many years of leadership in athletics and administrative areas and earned the College’s C- Club Hall of Fame Award for his achievements before and after graduation.
The Alway Award honorees and the schools or school districts where they completed their teaching are as follows:
• Bethany Williamson of Lyons Falls, N.Y., at Whitney Point Central School District and Moravia Central School District.
• Melissa Fromm of Albion, N.Y., at Greece Central School District and Brockport Central School District.
• Sarah Wignall of Weedsport, N.Y., at Whitney Point Central School District and Ithaca City School District.
• Lisa Gallo of Lynbrook, N.Y., at Massapequa Union Free School District and Freeport Union Free School District.
• Danielle Panaro of Ossining, N.Y., at Irvington Union Free School District and Tarrytown Union Free School District.
• Roseann Morrison of Miller Place, N.Y., at William Floyd Union Free School District in Mastic Beach, N.Y., and South Country Central School District in Brookhaven, N.Y.
• Gabrielle Kanterman of Harriman, N.Y., at Monroe-Woodbury Central School District and Middletown City School District.
• Ashley Feyler of Binghamton, N.Y., at Susquehanna Valley Central School District and Owego-Apalachin Central School District.
The Tesori Award honorees and the schools or school districts where they completed their teaching are as follows:
• Michiel Ciaburri of Webster, N.Y., at Rochester City School District and Webster Central School District.
• Nicholas Tonini of Mineola, N.Y., at New York City Geographical District #28 and Glen Cove City School District.
• Robert Krowiak of Endicott, N.Y., at Union-Endicott Central School District and Newburgh City School District.
• Robert Daly of Smithtown, N.Y., at Brentwood Union Free School District and Elwood Union Free School District.
• James Weiss of Lancaster, N.Y., at Lancaster Central School District and Cheektowaga Union Free School District.
For more information, contact the Physical Education Department at (607) 753-4955.