Roslyn High School senior Alexa Levitt was recently honored by the Roslyn Rotary Club as the June Student of the Month. Levitt’s community service has included volunteering with Cycle for Special Needs, where she coordinated volunteer schedules, recruited new members, fundraised in support of a special-needs summer camp program and solicited donations from individuals and local businesses to underwrite materials used to create a therapeutically equipped playground and amphitheater. She also participated in ACE volunteering at Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, where she assisted with homework, distributed snacks, played games, assisted teachers in multiple disciplines, worked at summer carnivals and promoted sportsmanship and respect for authority. Levitt was involved with the Charity Benefit Fashion Show at Sid Jacobson JCC, where she solicited financial and merchandise donations for the auction event, was responsible for food service and sales, modeled fashions to advertise in local businesses and collected funds for various organizations including AIDS and cancer research. Levitt was also on the teen council at Sid Jacobson JCC, where she developed meeting agendas, organized and supervised service projects with students, served meals and distributed clothing and accessories at a soup kitchen and publicized events through social media. Levitt also worked as a scribe copying notes for students with learning differences in various classes and created study plans for students to reinforce vocabulary.
Roslyn High School senior Alexander Mulchinski was also honored by the Roslyn Rotary Club at last month’s meeting as the club’s May Student of the Month. Mulchinski’s community service has included volunteering with the Roslyn Highlands Fire Company, where he has accumulated more than 700 hours of volunteer service.