Kenmore-Tonawanada student artists honor board of education
BY: Community Papers of WNY Staff | November 08, 2012
KENMORE - Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District Board of Education members were honored with original works of art from students across 13 district schools as part of “New York State Board of Education Week.”
Superintendent Mark Mondanaro honored student artists and their teachers with a certificate of appreciation for their artwork.
“Our board of education members give selflessly of their time and we appreciate their leadership in this critical time for education,” said Mondanaro.
The superintendent read board member biographical information and cited each member’s committee assignments for the current school year.
An original work titled “Forest” by Lindbergh Elementary School student, Allison Comstock was framed and donated to Board of Education President Bob Dan, Vice President Stephen Brooks and Trustees Judy Frank, Jeffrey Rickan and Jim Simmons.
The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District Central Office Administration, Kenmore Administrators Association, Ken-Ton School Employees Association and Kenmore Teachers Association donated framing for all of the student artwork, which will be placed in buildings across the district.
Students whose artwork was chosen for the Student Artist Reception are: Amidala Alviti, Hoover Middle School; Anna Bandinelli, Jefferson Elementary; Britney Banks, Franklin Middle School; Michelle Bass, Kenmore Middle School; Allison Comstock, Lindbergh Elementary; Sarah Crissy, Kenmoer East High School; Zachary Doty, Edison Elementary; Dalton Gaughan, Hoover Elementary; Zachary Meder, Hamilton Elementary; Alexander Polyachenko, Roosevelt Elementary; and Jessica Trainor, Kenmore West High School.
The district-wide art department is under the leadership of Curriculum Learning Specialist Amy Veltri.