(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 Lauren McManus of Westbury, Erin Vandette of West Islip, Lauren Romeo of Rockville Centre, and Eamonn Lennon of New Hyde Park 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 Grant Lalley, Village of Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy, Town of Hempstead Councilman Anthony Santino, scholarship awardees Erin Vandette, Lauren Romeo, Lauren McManus and Eamonn Lennon, Nassau County District Court Judge Joy Watson, Donal Mahoney, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell, Nassau County Legislator Rose Walker.