LVCSD Board of Education Trustee Sue Petersen Lubow was recently inducted into the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Athletic Hall of Fame. Ms. Lubow was the academy's Athletic Director for 25 years after being the first female appointed as the Director of Athletics at any U.S. Federal Academy in 1989. She began at the Academy in 1979 as the Women's Physical Education Instructor and became the head of the men's swimming & diving program one month later.

Ms. Petersen Lubow helped to develop their athletic program to include more than 20 teams and helped develop the Blue & Gray Club, Athletic Hall of Fame, Blue & Gray Golf Classics and other numerous traditions and awards at the academy.

She was elected to the Locust Valley Board of Education in 2013 and has been a valuable member of the Board for the past year.