2004-05-21 / Community

A Family Of Graduates

A Family Of Graduates


Lailah Boyd                Shamika GonzalezLailah Boyd Shamika Gonzalez

Sisters Lisa Williams and Lailah Boyd are graduating from college this year. Williams, a resident of Rockaway Park is receiving a B.A. in Psychology from York College on June 4, 2004. Williams has a 3.5 gpa and has made the National Dean’s List. She has been accepted at Brooklyn College Masters Program in Guidance Counseling and is the proud parent of two college students, Joseph and Noell Williams.

Boyd, of Far Rockaway, is graduating with a B.S. in Business Administration from York College on June 4, 2004. Boyd is presently employed as a paraprofessional at the NYC Department of Education and is the mother of three children: Mario, Roberto and Shamika Gonzalez.

Boyd’s daughter, Shamika Gonzalez, will be graduating from P.S. 197 this June and will be attending I.S. 53 in September. Gonzalez is actively involved in dance, band (as a trumpet player) and is a Junior Investigator with the 101 Precinct. She is looking forward to pursuing careers in dance and law.



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