Rewarding superior academic performance and leadership skills in community service activities.

2022-2023 Awards Dinner

Each year, the Adelphi University Prize for Leadership is awarded to high school juniors in recognition of their exemplary academic achievement and community service. Awardees will receive:

  • An award of $1,000 and an inscribed award;
  • Two tuition-free courses at Adelphi University, over the course of the 2021 summer/fall and the spring 2022 sessions;
  • Adelphi University library privileges; and
  • An invitation to attend a dinner in honor of a leading scholar, artist or political figure who is visiting the University during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Prize for Leadership Eligibility

Applicants must be high school juniors and residents of Garden City. The 2023-2024 application will open in early Fall 2023. Check back here from more details.

Prize for Leadership Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Show a record of superior academic performance, in relation to their academic potential
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership skills in voluntary pursuits and/or community service activities

Adelphi Prize for Leadership Recipients

  • Philip Andriola (Regis High School)
  • Caroline Barker (Sacred Heart Academy)
  • Julia Cherchever (Garden City High School)
  • Owen Conway (Garden City High School)
  • Emma Harty (Garden City High School)
  • Jake LaBella (Regis High School)
  • Victoria Lopez (Garden City High School)
  • Augustin Mingoia Murphy (Garden City High School)
  • Niamh Pfaff (Garden City High School)
  • Michael Power (Garden City High School)
  • Kaitlyn Fuoco
  • Cara Griffin
  • Ryann Henry
  • Alyssa Jeffrey
  • Mia Takvor
  • Kasey Prybylski
  • Paige Pryor
  • Ian Bailey
  • Erin Brennan
  • Adam Hadjipateras
  • Timothy O’Hanlon
  • Ryan Padala
  • Grace Sanz
  • Paige Matarazzo
  • Jolene Ciccarone
  • Caitlin Griffin
  • Marybeth Kane
  • Margaret McElroy
  • Bridget O’Connor
  • Giuseppe Schettino
  • Dean Trapani
  • James Zheng
Kaitlyn Woods (She/Her)
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