William Floyd receives Suffolk County Inter-Faith Anti-Bias Task Force Award

The William Floyd School District was recently honored by the Suffolk County Inter-Faith Anti-Bias Task Force at the 17th annual spring convocation at the William H. Rogers Legislative Building in Hauppauge, NY, for its efforts in advancing understanding and respect throughout its schools.

William Floyd receives Suffolk County Inter-Faith Anti-Bias Task Force Award
On hand to receive the award on behalf of the William Floyd School District were Deborah Gurney, Director of Student Services (center), pictured with (l-r) Linda Francis, William Floyd Elementary School art teacher; Theresa Bianco, Chairperson, Fine Arts; Susan Plunkett, William Floyd High School art teacher; and Dale Luongo, William Floyd High School photography teacher.

The award also recognizes the district’s commitment to human rights and efforts to foster mutual respect and inclusion within the school community. William Floyd was selected for its vast efforts surrounding Unity Week, a celebration for students across all grade levels that promotes peace, unity, diversity, understanding and acceptance of differences. Various events held throughout Unity Week include art and photography projects, Chalk 4 Peace and Unity Night, along with several guest speakers throughout the year to help promote forgiveness, love and acceptance of others.

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