South Country Student Athletic Commendations

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Pictured left to right: Dr. Joseph Giani, Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Robert McIntyre, Director of Athletics, Health & Physical Education, Shakeese Byrd, Kyler Pizzo, Board President Cheryl A. Felice and Mr. Tim Hogan, Principal of Bellport High School
The South Country Central School District Board of Education recognized student athletes Kyler Pizzo and Shakeese Byrd at the May 16th Board of Education Meeting for their All-County honors.  Kyler Pizzo is a three sport athlete participating in football, winter track and spring track.  He achieved All-County honors for the 55 meter hurdle in winter track and competed in the State Championships in February.  He is currently ranked #1 in Suffolk County in the 400 intermediate hurdles.

Shakeese Byrd is a two sport athlete participating in football and wrestling.  He is the 2018 League 4 Champion 195 lb. wrestler for Bellport and placed 4th in the Suffolk County Wrestling Championships which earned him All-County honors.

The Board presented certificates to Kyler and Shakeese and congratulated them on their outstanding achievements.