December 12, 2012
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Adelphi Honors 2012 Prize for Leadership Recipients

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Adelphi University honored 12 exceptional high school students from Garden City at the University’s annual Prize for Leadership ceremony. The Prize for Leadership recognizes high school students who reside in Garden City for their outstanding public service and volunteer leadership as well as academic excellence.

A reception was held in their honor in the Center for Recreation and Sports in the Campbell Lounge, where they each were presented with a $1,000 stipend, six university credits of their choice, and a commemorative clock.

From left to right: Garden City High School Student Jonathan Kramer, Garden City High School Student Nikhil Patel, Garden City High School Student Joseph Ienna, Chaminade High School Student Thomas Bruno, Garden City High School Student Brendan Quinn, Adelphi University Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Esther Goodcuff


From left to right, back row: Chaminade High School Student Thomas Bruno, Kellenberg Memorial High School Student Enrique Austria, Garden City Village Administrator Robert L. Schoelle, Garden City Superintendent Robert Feirsen, Garden City High School Student Jonathan Krammer, Sacred Heart Academy Student Christina Uria, and Adelphi University President Scott


From left to right: Sacred Heart Academy Director of Guidance Kathleen O’Neill, Sacred Heart Academy Student Christina Uria, and Sacred Heart Academy President Sister Jeanne Marie Ross


From left to right: Adelphi University President Scott, Garden City Mayor Donald T. Brudie, and Garden City Village Administrator Robert L. Schoelle


Garden City High School Student Shannon Carmen


About Adelphi: A modern university with deep roots 

Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—AU Arts and Humanities, AU STEM and Social Sciences, AU Professions, and AU Health and Wellness.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi was one of the first coeducational institutions of higher education in New York State and is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 7,500 students from 38 states and 46 countries at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs around the state (New York City, the Hudson Valley and across Long Island) and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills, knowledge and exposure to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society, making their mark on the University and the world beyond.

Our history, location and commitment to student success and academic excellence define the Adelphi Advantage.

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