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HS Senior In Hudson Valley Offered $500,000 In Scholarships, 5 Full Rides
A high school senior from Westchester diagnosed with a learning disability proved anything is possible by being offered a total of $500,000 in scholarships and five full rides from 15 colleges.
Mount Vernon High School senior Mia Vaquero, who will be graduating in June, was accepted into 15 schools and offered a cumulative $500,000 in scholarships, Mount Vernon City School District officials announced on Wednesday, May 24.
The first person in her family to pursue a college education, Vaquero was inspired to work hard in school after seeing how much her parents, who cam…
School Swatting Threats: 50 NY Districts Report New Round Of Incidents
More than 50 school districts across New York reported receiving swatting threats of an active shooter.
The districts reporting the incidents on Tuesday, April 4 were located on Long Island, in Central New York, the Southern Tier, and the North Country, authorities said.
"I want to reassure parents that their children are safe at school - swatting threats are false and intended to cause panic and scare students, teachers, and families," New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a statement on Tuesday.
On Thursday, March 30, numerous school districts reported receiving swatting calls of…