Bishop Kearney High School Salutes Outstanding Sports Athletes
This year, Bishop Kearney High School's Sports Awards Dinner was a very special event, honoring winning teams and winning players. Almost four hundred parents, coaches and members of Kearney's administration gathered at Gargiulo's Restaurant to congratulate all those who had taken part in the year's activities. Four awards that are presented at the dinner are named for people who have made a significant contribution to the Kearney Community over the years. The Sister Geraldine Woods Award for Outstanding Christian Leadership in Athletics was presented to Kleedy St. Surin.
The Erin Quinlan Memorial Award for Outstanding Kearney Spirit in Athletics was presented to Diana Canzoneri. The Thomas Gannon Memorial Award for Scholarship, Athletic Ability and School Spirit was awarded to Maura O'Callaghan [Breezy Point]. The Theresa Whitty Award - Kearney's #1 Fan Award, for outstanding support of Kearney's student-athletes and the athletic program was given to Kearney's athletic director Anthony Troiano.
Regina Pynn received the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Awards this year for excelling in academics as well as a number of varsity sports. Sergeant Louie Herschtein, US Army Recruiter, presented the award.
Kearney's athletic director, Anthony Troiano, took time out during the evening's festivities to acknowledge the generosity and support he has received from the coaches of Kearney's athletic teams. "Their support has meant a great deal to the girls on the teams and we want to recognize their contribution
tonight", said Mr. Troiano, as he presented the coaches with a plaque commemorating the year.