High school junior Roisin O'Neill was recognized by the Board of Education on Jan. 13 for earning the Nassau County Section VIII Cross-Country Coaches Association 2015 Sportsmanship Promotion Award.

This award is given to only one student in each athletic class in the state. Roisin was one of 40 girls throughout the state selected for this distinguished honor. She holds the Locust Valley High School record in the 5K with a time of 19:20, represented Locust Valley in the New York State Cross-Country Championships, and has earned All-County honors.

“Roisin is a talented student-athlete who makes us proud every time she competes,” said Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics Mark J. Dantuono.