Archives for December 2014
A Message from the Superintendent/Principal
Dear HVS Community,
The holidays give us an opportunity to pause our busy lives and reflect on our proud accomplishments. The season offers us a chance to say “thank you” to the entire school community for all of the support that you provide to our students, our families, and our staff.
You could feel the energy, excitement and school spirit in the gymnasium of the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities, during the School’s annual Wheelchair Basketball Sportsmanship Tournament on December 6, 2014. View snapshots from the Tournament.
The Viscardi Center President & CEO Awarded Coveted Dole Leadership Prize
John D. Kemp personally selected by former Senator Robert Dole
Albertson, NY – November 19, 2014 – The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations providing a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, announced today that its President and CEO, John D. Kemp, will receive the 2014 Dole Leadership Prize next month at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The Prize is awarded annually to an individual or group whose public service leadership inspires others. Kemp joins a prestigious group that includes Nelson Mandela, former Ukrainian president, Viktor Yushchenko, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Donna Shalala, former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, former U.S. Senators Howard Baker and George McGovern, former Polish President Lech Walesa, Congressman John Lewis, and former President George H.W. Bush.