Honorary Patriots

Honorary Patriot Award Overview

Since 2002, the Honorary Patriot Award has been given annually to individuals nominated by the public and selected by the Seaford 9/11 Memorial Committee in honor of the five Seaford alumni lost on September 11, 2001: Thomas Haskell (’82), Timothy Haskell (’85), John Perry (’82), Robert Sliwak (’77), and Michael Wittenstein (’85).

Eligibility is based on the following criteria:

  • The Honorary Patriot Award recipient can be an individual who is representative of the spirit and lives of our five alumni who were lost on September 11, 2001.
  • The Honorary Patriot Award recipient can be an individual who has made significant contributions to the Seaford schools, community, or 9/11 Memorial.
  • The Honorary Patriot Award recipient can be an individual who is a Seaford graduate who has gained distinction.
  • The Honorary Patriot Award recipient can be an individual who has made significant contributions to society.
  • The Honorary Patriot Award recipient can be a former Patriot Award recipient who has gained distinction.

Nomination Form for Honorary Patriot Award

The deadline to nominate an individual for the 2018 Honorary Patriot Award is January 26th, 2018.

Nominate someone for this year’s Honorary Patriot Award!

Honorary Patriot Award Recipients

2002
Michael Interrante

2003
Raymond J. Buckley, Patrick E. Gallagher

2004
Rev. Steven R. Camp, Congressman Peter T. King, Julie Oliva

2005
Stephen M. Bongiovi, Thomas G. Condon, John Murray

2006
Peter Scalamandre, Patrick J. Butler

2007
Michael Di Silvio, Angela Egan

2008
Ken Haskell, Lynda Schachner, Marty Lyons

2009
Curtis Schmitt, Capt. Marko Kostovic

2010
Linda Hurley, Donald J. Paulson

2011
William Arnold, Brian L. Conboy, Wilbur Erb

2012
John F. Capano, Susan D. Ward, Charles J. Wroblewski

2013
Kenneth Jacobsen, John Theissen, Carla & William Powell

2014
Patricia Gelling, Cliff Miller, James J. O’Donnell, Sr.

2015
Sal & Joan Bulone, Thomas Cleary, Cindy Schaaf

2016
Frank Allaire, Rev. Ronald M. Klose, Robert Podesta

2017
Rev. Monsignor Robert Hayden, Barbara Richko, William Sims