Hicksville Senior Honored In Long Island Scholar Artist Program

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Hicksville High School senior Amber Corbett has been named a Merit Award winner in the Long Island Scholar Artist program for the 2021-22 school year.

From left: Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Anthony Lubrano, art teacher Craig Mateyunas, senior Amber Corbett, Supervisor of Fine Arts Chad Wyman and High School Principal Raymond Williams.
(Photo courtesy of Hicksville Public Schools)


Corbett is one of nine students to be recognized in the visual arts category. The Long Island Arts Alliance and Newsday sponsors the program each year, honoring up to 40 high school seniors from Nassau and Suffolk counties in the fields of dance, media arts, music, theater and visual arts. Districts can nominate students who are exceptionally accomplished in their field and hold an unweighted GPA of 90 or above. Nominated students are then asked to submit a portfolio of their work and an essay to be reviewed before being selected. The award for the top 20 students selected is the Scholar Artist designation and the remaining 20 students receive an Award of Merit.

-Submitted by the Hicksville School District

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