South Country Education Foundation

On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, the South Country Education Foundation, the SCEF, presented flowers to the teachers in the seven schools in the South Country School District; Bellport High School, Bellport Middle School, Frank P. Long Intermediate School, Kreamer Street Elementary, Verne Critz Elementary, Brookhaven Elementary, and The Southaven Annex.

In a letter that accompanied the flowers, the SCEF said, “Please accept these beautiful flowers as a small token of appreciation for your valiant efforts to educate students in our district during the Covid-19 pandemic. We know it hasn’t been easy.”

Pamela Lerner and Jane Tierney, of the Bellport Garden Club, did the flower arrangements and the Board Members of the SCEF: Robin Young Roe – President, Diane Zanazzi – Vice President, Andrea Fassman – Treasurer, Donna Esp – Secretary, and Board Members: Susan Sangiamo, Nancy Marr, Pamela Lerner, Allison Buck, Meghan Shannon, Hans Tempel, Michael Chiaramonte, Sarah Rauch, and Ellen Hoffman, delivered them to the schools after the recent snowstorm as a surprise.