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April 27, 2015

Nominate a Nisky Community Role Model

Do you know an adult or youth member of the Niskayuna community who consistently demonstrates the strength and value of young people and supports efforts of the community and school district to promote a safe, healthy community for them? If so, Niskayuna High School Students Advocating for a Positive Environment (SAPE) want to hear from you!

 Nominations are being sought for the 2015 Community Role Model Recognition program. SAPE is looking for nominees whose personal attributes, vocational and professional practices, and general community efforts are those that can be emulated by young people in the community. All nominations are due no later than Friday, May 15.

View or download 2015 Community Role Model Recogniation nomination form

Individuals may nominate someone or a group/organization may nominate someone. Nominations must be "in confidence" which means that, unlike competitive award process, the nominees are not notified that they have been nominated. Only the individual selected for the recognition is notified of their selection.

Previous recipients of this award include:

Michael Pletman

  • Margaret Brennan
  • Eva Jones,
    Kara Williams
  • Andre Davis, class of '97
  • Edward Carangelo
  • Vince Bianchi
  • Carol Baldwin
  • Joan Rockwell
  • Rabbi Matthew Culter
  • Stephanie Bomeisl
  • Bob Winchester
  • Frank Cannizzo,
    Mark Treanor,
  • N-CAP
  • Julia Kosineski
  • Elyse Wohl
  • Ivan Melcevic
  • Howard & Sharon Wohl
  • Carol Werblin

To submit a nomination, complete the nomination form and return it NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, MAY 15  to:

Niskayuna SAPE
c/o Mrs. Pizzino-Catalano
1626 Balltown Road,

Niskayuna, NY 12309
For more information or questions, please contact Christina Pizzino-Catalano at or by phone at (518) 382-2511 x21415.