2020 Honorary Patriots Named

The Seaford 9/11 Memorial Committee is proud to announce the 2020 Honorary Patriots.

They are: Donna Jebaily, Marianne Pensa, and Erin King Sweeney.

These women have been chosen for their service, character, and commitment to society. We will honor them at the 18th annual Patriot Award Dinner held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the Crest Hollow Country Club at 6 PM. For information regarding attending the dinner, please see additional information on this website.


The American flags will be planted in front of Seaford High School on Saturday, September 7th at 9 AM.

They will be taken down on Saturday, September 14th at 9 AM.

If you can help set up or take down the flags, please me at the high school at 9 AM, either or both days.

Thank you.

2019 Seaford H.S Graduation

Five graduating seniors were recognized for their service, character and commitment at the 2019 Seaford H.S. graduation held on Friday, June 28th. The Patriot Award was presented to Julianne Hilcken, Brian Rodriguez, Christopher Schneider, Eric Schneider, and Alexis Frintzilas.

17th Patriot Award Dinner

The 17th annual Patriot Award dinner was held on Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Community members honored for their service were Phil & Sue Nicola, Jim O’Hara, and Joe Viscio. Five Seaford High School graduating seniors were honored from their service, character, and commitment. They received the Patriot Award and a monetary scholarship. These five students were Alexis Frintzilas, Julianne Hilcken, Brian Rodriguez, Christopher Schneider, and Eric Schneider. The dinner was attended by over 250 people.

2019 Patriot Award winners
2019 Honorary Patriot Award winners

2019 Honorary Patriots selected

The Seaford 9/11 Memorial committee is pleased to announce the 2019 Honorary Patriots recipients are Jim O’Hara, Phil & Sue Nicola, and Joe Viscio. 

These individuals exemplify the character, service, and commitment of the five SHS alumni lost on September 11, 2001. There are Tommy Haskell (FDNY), Timmy Haskell, (FDNY), John Perry (NYPD), Robert Sliwak (Cantor-Fitzgerald) and Michael Wittenstein (Cantor-Fitzgerald). 

Jim, Joe, Phil & Sue will be honored at the 17th annual Patriot Award dinner on Monday, July 1st at 6 PM at the Crest Hollow Country Club.

Important Dates for 2019

Committee Meetings: Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 7, Apr. 11, May 9, June 6, June 27, July 25, Aug. 15, Sept 5

Other important events

Jan. 25: Honorary Patriot Award nomination deadline

May 22: Patriot Award application deadline for SHS seniors

May 30: Patriot Award Selection Meeting #1

May 31: Patriot Award Journal ad deadline

June 4: Patriot Award Family Interviews

June 5: Patriot Award Final Selection Meeting

June 6: SHS 9/11 Committee Meeting

June 14: Brick order deadline

June 28: Class of 2019 Graduation at NCC 6:30 PM

July 1: Seventeenth Annual Patriot Award dinner at Crest Hollow Country Club at 6 PM

Sept. 6: Installation of bricks

Sept. 11: 18th Annual Candle Lighting Memorial service 7 PM

Callery Pear Tree

This Callery Pear Tree is the offspring of the “Survivor Tree” which survived the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.  May it forever symbolize resiliency, renewal, hope and strength of our community and nation.