Michelle Sicurella, Great Neck North Middle School health education department chairperson, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Health Education Teacher of the Year Award by the Nassau Zone of the NYS Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AHPERD). This award is presented annually to an individual in recognition of his/her extraordinary contributions to his/her students, school district, and community. The award will be presented at a recognition ceremony in June. Ms. Sicurella was also recognized by AHPERD in 2009 when she was chosen to present two workshops at their annual conference. She has also coached sports teams at the middle school through varsity levels for the past 13 years at Great Neck North high and middle schools and Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale.
Compiled by Michael R. Ebert, Newsday Vol. 74, No.299