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Five Towns students recognized by Nassau BOCES

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Nicholas Sauer from the Hewlett-Woodmere School District and Glenda Beltran Hernandez from the Lawrence School District were named Students of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech career and technical education high school in Westbury.

Sauer is studying power sports and engine repair and Hernandez is studying nurse assisting, Both were honored for their grades, attendance, work ethic and preparedness. Students of the Quarter have taken the initiative on class projects and are role models for their fellow students, in both the classroom and the workplace.

Barry Tech is a career and technical education high school that offers more than 40 hands-on courses designed to help students develop the skills they need to get a step ahead in their chosen career fields.

Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art facility simulating real-world work environments that meet current industry standards. Classes may be held in an airplane hangar, horse-training stable, and carpentry shop or video production studio.