By Alice Kenny
Catholic Charities Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) honored students from across Staten Island for their impact on their schools and communities.
At a brunch at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, NY on Saturday, October 26, 40 youngsters were recognized with the Shining Star Youth Award.
Also honored were Diane Hesterhagen, principal of St. Adalbert’s School in Port Richmond, and Michael Coppotelli, associate superintendent of schools.
CYO provides recreational, cultural and spiritual activities to the young people of the Archdiocese of New York.