(Mineola, NY) The Irish Americans in Government is a charitable organization whose members of Irish heritage contribute to the community through government service. Each year, the Irish Americans in Government offer scholarships to eligible High School students entering college. Honored at this year’s Scholarship Reception were Declan Byrne, Virginia Clark, Mary Kate DiNorcia and Jack Aughavin for their outstanding academic records, community activities and volunteer service. The distinguished scholarship recipients were joined by family and friends, as well as area officials. Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell took part in the celebration and expressed her congratulations to the honorees for their great commitment and service to the community.
Pictured are Michael Hopkins, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell, scholarship awardees Declan Byrne, Virginia Clark, Mary Kate DiNorcia and Jack Aughavin, Nassau County District Court Judge Joy Watson, Nassau County Legislator Rose Walker and Irish Americans in Government President Judge Timothy Driscoll