Sewanhaka High School attended the fourth annual Future Business Leaders of America Installation Dinner at Pompei Restaurant in West Hempstead on Nov. 13.
The event served as a formal induction of the the club’s officers from all five high schools in the district. Jeanette Frisina, president of the New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, was guest speaker. Ms. Frisina spoke about her commitment to enhancing the quality of life of the New Hyde Park community by strengthening and maintaining a sound and healthy business economy. She explained that there were many ups and downs throughout her career, and some instances where she wanted to give up and quit. However, she let students know that great things come to those who don’t give up, and hard work will always earn you success. Following Frisina’s speech, the candle lighting ceremony was held in which officers were collectively inducted after promising to uphold their responsibilities. The evening was a success and filled with good food, dancing and new friends.
Sewanhaka 2018-19 FBLA Officers: Nevin Balgobin – President Joel Bossous – President Jordan Hicks – Vice President Karina Thomas – Secretary Jake DiPaula – Treasurer Gabriella Davi – Photographer