YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Foundation for Excellence (FFE) in Yorktown Education will honor the principals of the five Yorktown Central School District schools at its annual dinner dance, April 8.

The honorees are: Deirdre Amerling of Brookside Elementary School, Susan Berry of Mohansic Elementary School, Lori Roberts of Crompond Intermediate School, Marie Horowitz of Mildred E. Strang Middle School and Joseph DeGennaro of Yorktown High School.

“There are no better examples of top notch educators in the region than these five principals,” said Reshmi Bose, president of the Foundation for Excellence, who co-chairs the dinner dance gala with Vice-President Marjorie Reda. "We look forward to honoring them for their tireless efforts towards supporting excellent education in the Yorktown Central School District."

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Since 1997, FFE has awarded over $450,000 in grants to the Yorktown schools with grants in the areas of science, math, art, technology, history, language, reading, special education, character development, physical education and wellness.

The gala event is billed as a Casino Night and will be held at the Doubletree hotel in Tarrytown. For information, go to ffeyorktown.org.

Information in this article was provided by the Yorktown Central School District.