June 3, 2016
On Thursday, June 2, nine Monticello students, alongside
other top students in the state of New York, were honored by
J. Bonacic at his 17th Annual Celebrating Excellence in
Monticello students Sara Miller, Ciera Moore, Allison Kurthy, Alexis Romer, Stacy Andryshak, Timothy Braunstein, Rebecca Bass, Rachael Broder and Shawn Bonner-Burke participated in a full day of events with the senator at the State Capitol in Albany.
Senator Bonacic kicked the day off by welcoming the honorees, their families and school administrators. A presentation followed featuring notable speakers including Senator Jon J. Flanagan, Adam W. Casler, director of community living at Siena College and Andrew Winchell, Senator Borac’s director of operations.
After lunch, students were treated to a tour of the capitol and had photo opportunities with the senator.
“We are so very proud of these remarkable Monticello
students,” Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus said. “I
am sure their futures will be filled with great things. I
would also like to thank Senator Bonacic for his commitment
torecognizing the incredible accomplishments of these