Grant to benefit science department

Glen Cove High School’s science department will see capital improvements thanks to a $250,000 grant secured by New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine for the Glen Cove City School District.

Superintendent of Schools Maria Rianna and members of the Board of Education thanked Assemblyman Lavine for his support with a Certificate of Commendation during a recent Board of Education meeting. The board indicated the monies from the grant will be utilized for capital improvements and will be targeted to the facilities that house the science labs.

“You are a great member of our community and a great supporter of the Glen Cove Schools,” Rianna stated.

Assemblyman Lavine told those in attendance no “thank-you” was required.

“My children attended the Glen Cove City School District and we are so proud,” he said. “We thank each and every one of you for the hard work that you do.”