Find out which West Hempstead artists and musicians were honored recently


The West Hempstead school district board of education honored several students for their musical and artistic success in recent months.

The following students were recognized at the board of education’s May meeting:

Amelia Bhairo, Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum exhibit participant.

Sophia Ciminera, Juliana Cook, Rory Gallo, Justus Filincieri, Luke Filincieri, Olivia Filincieri, Mahib Rahman, Valerie Schreck, Stephen Schreck, and Mouhammad Seck, participants in the Nassau Music Educators Association’s All-County ensembles.

Mahib Rahman, Valerie Schreck, Stephen Schreck and Arianna Corona, participants in the Long Island String Festival Association’s festivals.