Nine members of the Brighton school community were honored at the PTSA Life Membership Ceremony on May 1. Individuals receiving this recognition were honored for their outstanding service and commitment to the welfare of our children. Honorary Life Membership in the New York PTA is one of the highest honors that one can receive from the organization.
This year’s honorees were: Brighton High School teaching assistant Deirdre Carter, Council Rock Primary School teacher Ashley Youngman, CRPS and BHS art teacher Lisa Jordan, Twelve Corners Middle School library media specialist Katie Lambert, TCMS custodian Dave Luce, BHS special education teacher Meghan Gibbons, BHS social studies teacher Tony Trama, BHS science teacher Sean Metz, and the late Shelley Fitzgerald, a TCMS special education teacher. Mary Jo Jepson presented the award to Carter; Emily Brown presented to Youngman; Judy Wegman presented to Jordan; Amy Moran presented to Lambert; Leslie Seltzer presented to Luce; Cassie Pruitt presented to Gibbons; Jed Kunz presented to Trama; Ben Vick presented to Metz; and Danielle Edmunds presented to Fitzgerald’s family.