Central Student Wins Book Award

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Valley Stream Central High School junior Aman Islam has been announced as a winner of the George Washington University Alumni Book Award. He received a copy of George Washington’s Leadership Lessons, written by James C. Rees, as a prize and is eligible for further honors if he applies to George Washington University. 

The Book Award recognizes high school juniors who embody the George Washington University drive and spirit, specifically with their academic excellence, leadership outside of the classroom, diversity of thought, and ability to put knowledge into action. Aman was nominated by school counselor Amy LaPersonerie.