Achievements Honored during Board Meeting
The North Babylon School District showed its gratitude for the board of education during the Oct. 27 meeting as part of School Board Recognition Week. Board of education members were presented with small gifts and certificates of appreciation.
Members of the North Babylon High School choir sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to the start of the meeting. The board of education and central administration also recognized various achievements of students and staff throughout the district. Senior running back Nathaniel Griffith was honored for breaking three separate records on Oct. 1. Griffith made history during the homecoming game, breaking the North Babylon High School, Suffolk County and Long Island single game rushing yards record with 38 carries, 489 yards and seven touchdowns.
Director of Athletics Jason Friesen was honored for the North Babylon School District’s recognition as a School of Excellence for having 75 percent of its student-athletes named as scholars. Lastly, the Board of Education honored social studies director Dr. Krystle Barnett for her work by the Town of Babylon for Hispanic Heritage Month.