150 East Ramapo Students Receive Black Achievement Awards.
In a ceremonies held February 5-6, 2020, 150 East Ramapo students in 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th grades were honored during the Rockland Community College (RCC) Black Achievement Awards.
Rocco St. Clair (Spring Valley High School), received the Dr. Arlene W. Clinkscale High Achiever Award for earning the highest GPA.
The RCC Black Achievement Awards seek to recognize and reinforce the academic and personal accomplishments of Rockland County students from the Black/African Diaspora. The selected students receive a Certificate of Recognition. The Award is given based upon the following criteria:
Elementary/Middle School – Grades 6 and 8
Academic Achievement: An academic average of 90% or greater, plus outstanding participation and accomplishment in at least two of the categories listed below:
High School – Grades 10 and 12
Academic Achievement: Eligibility for the National Honor Society, an academic average of 90% or greater, plus outstanding participation and accomplishments in at least two of the categories listed below:
- Community Service - Student has shown his or her ability to serve and provide guidance and direction for others.
- Artistic Expression - Student has shown talent in performing or visual arts.
- Athletic Ability & Accomplishment - Student has shown athletic skills and sportsmanship.
- Leadership Activity - Student has demonstrated leadership and provided guidance and direction for others.
- Personal Triumph & Success - Student has demonstrated the ability to overcome and flourish despite individual obstacles and limitations.
Congratulations to the following students:
Eldorado Elementary School (Grade 6)
Neihmiya St. Juste
Elmwood Elementary School (Grade 6)
Antonio Rice Jr.
Hempstead Elementary School (Grade 6)
Kakiat STEAM Academy (Grade 6)
Lime Kiln Elementary School (Grade 6)
Chestnut Ridge Middle School (Grade 8)
Kakiat STEAM Academy (Grade 8)
Pomona Middle School (Grade 8)
Ramapo High School (Grade 10)
Spring Valley High School (Grade 10)
Kesnel Labranche, Jr
Ramapo High School (Grade 12)
Spring Valley High School (Grade 12)
Rocco St. Clair*