Joshua Shoulton of Commack (second from left) is congratulated by (from left) Western Suffolk BOCES Board of Education President Peter Wunsch, Special Education Executive Director Teresa Strum, teacher Jeanine Lagrasta and WSBOCES Chief Operating Officer Michael Flynn at May 9 Student Recognition ceremonies.

WS BOCES Honors Outstanding Students

Students from Western Suffolk BOCES programs were honored by the Board of Education at its annual Recognition of Outstanding Students event, which was held in conjunction with the May  board meeting. Students were selected for recognition by their teachers and administrators, who took turns at the podium to talk about the honorees’ accomplishments. The honored […]

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Wilson Tech Autobody Students Rehab Humvee for Suffolk County PD

High school students in the Autobody Repair program at Wilson Tech volunteered to perform paint and repair work on a Humvee formerly used by the military and will now be used by the Suffolk County Police Department in disaster response. Representing the SCPD were Deputy Inspector Michael Romagnoli, Commander  of the Homeland Security and Criminal […]

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PTA Awards $500 Scholarship

Shaneka Bernard, a second-year student in Aviation Science/Flight at Wilson Tech’s Republic campus, was presented a $500 scholarship from Kathy Vento, Suffolk Region PTA Director, at the BOCES annual PTA Night for her outstanding performance at Wilson Tech. Shaneka attends Amityville Memorial High School where she is an AP student in the top 10 % of […]

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Graphic Students Win for Creative Company Design

For the second year in a row, Melanie Wolff of West Babylon was a member of Wilson Tech’s Advertising/Graphic Design team that won first place in the Huntington Chamber of Commerce’s 12th annual Business Leadership Competition. Melanie teamed up this year with Luis Alvarado-Rodriguez, also of West Babylon, and bested 350 entries from both Nassau […]

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Jahad Hoyte, a second year student in Wilson Tech's Aviation Science/Flight

School Board Members Visit Wilson Tech

School board members recently toured exhibits and visited with both Wilson Tech students and BOCES staff to learn more about the offerings of Western Suffolk BOCES. The featured speaker was Jahad Hoyte, a senior from Half Hollow Hills West in Tech’s Aviation Science/Flight program, who described how he overcame his fears and successfully learned to […]

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Assemblyman Lupinacci Visits James E. Allen Elementary School.

Lupinacci Tours BOCES from Tarmac to Classroom

Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci went from the tarmac outside Wilson Tech’s Republic Airport campus to a classroom for young children with autism at the James E. Allen Elementary School on his recent tour of the schools of Western Suffolk BOCES. “We are extremely grateful that the Assemblyman took time from his busy schedule to see first […]

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Cleaning Up Their Community

Tanner Park in Copiague received its annual fall cleaning when students from Wilson Tech’s Republic Airport campus arrived on Oct. 22. Both morning and afternoon students in the SkillsUSA service organization removed garbage and planted fall flowers at the park’s entrance. Students liked the idea of doing something for the community and enjoyed being one […]

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Retired Teachers Award Tech Scholarships

Sal Guadagnino (l.), retired teacher of Western Suffolk BOCES, presented four scholarships for excellent work in a program of Wilson Tech on behalf of the Faculty Association of Retired Educators to (l. to r.) Mariana Guercio of Kings Park in Cosmetology, Justin Masters of Northport in Criminal Justice and Lizeth Martinez of South Huntington in […]

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NYS Winners Ready for National Contests!

Wilson Tech students competed at the NYS SkillsUSA contests in Syracuse where they won three first place awards, one second place award and three third place awards. The first place winners will next compete at the national SkillsUSA contests in Kansas City in June. SkillsUSA, is a national student organization that offers leadership, citizenship and […]

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Barbara Kent Honored

Honoring Commitment to Advertising/Graphic Design

Barbara Kent, the publisher and editor-in-chief of Long Island’s business magazine The Corridor, was honored at Wilson Tech’s spring Advisory Committee Meeting for her 20 years of service on the committee that provides guidance to Tech’s Advertising/Graphic Design program. Michael Flynn (r.), Chief Operating Officer of Western Suffolk BOCES, and Linda Giery (l.), Tech instructor […]

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