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Physical Education Student Teachers Honored

 Physical Education Student Teachers Honored

03/12/2012 

Eighteen 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 2011 semester.

Physical Education Department faculty members nominated 12 men and six women for the recognition. The students received a certificate.

The men’s award honors Anthony P. Tesori, a 1939 graduate who gave the College many years of leadership in athletics and administration and earned the College’s C-Club Hall of Fame Award for his achievements before and after graduation. The Alway award, given to women, acknowledges the late Lenore K. Alway, the pioneering head of women’s physical education at the College from 1941 to 1965.

The Tesori Award honorees and the schools or school districts where they completed their teaching are:

• Michael Esteves of Pleasantville, N.Y., at Mount Vernon City School District and Bedford Central School District.

• Michael Gimblette of Ossining, N.Y., at Hendrick Hudson Central School District and Somers Central School District.

• Anthony Giuliano of Harrison, N.Y., at Tarrytown Union Free School District and Irvington Union Free School District.

• Alexander Greenberg of Harrison, N.Y., at Peekskill City School District and Scarsdale Union Free School District.

• Scott Hamlin of Liberty, N.Y., at Sullivan West Central School District – Elementary School and Sullivan West Central School District – Secondary School.

• Christopher Heim of Amherst, N.Y., at Williamsville Central School District and Amherst Central School District.

• Mike Howell of Binghamton, N.Y., at Maine-Endwell Senior High School and Chenango Bridge Elementary School.

• Christopher Infante of Nanuet, N.Y., at South Orangetown Central School District – Elementary School and South Orangetown Central School District – Middle School.

• Miles Levesque of Tupper Lake, N.Y., at Lansing Junior Senior High School and South Hill Elementary School.

• Nick Mangan of Orangeburg, N.Y., at Ramapo Central School District and Byram Hills Central School District.

• Ryan Strader of Cicero, N.Y., at Central Square Central School District and Baldwinsville Central School District.

• Frank Zambrano of Nanuet, N.Y., at Ramapo Central School District and Pearl River Union Free School District.

The Alway Award honorees and the schools or school districts where they completed their teaching are:

• Jenna Monahan of Holbrook, N.Y., at Deer Park Union Free School District and Bayport-Blue Point Union Free School District.

• Brittney Reed of Cortland, N.Y., at Manlius Pebble Hill School and Moravia Senior High School.

• Caitlin Sharkey of Palenville, N.Y., at Saugerties Central School District and Saugerties Central School District.

• Megan Shirey of Springfield Center, N.Y., at Herkimer Central School District and Richfield Spring Central School District.

• Jennifer Thorpe of Lakewood, N.Y., at Beverly Martin Elementary School and Cincinnatus Central School.

• Jenna Wenk of Ossining, N.Y., at Lakeland Central School District and Peekskill City School District.

For more information, contact the Physical Education Department at (607) 753-4955.