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Washingtonville athletics secretary recognized with award

Washingtonville athletics secretary recognized with award

Washingtonville Athletics Secretary, Denise Palermo received the 2022-2023 New York State Athletic Administrators' Judith A. Martens Secretarial Award of Excellence. The award recognizes the secretary of an athletic administrator in Section IX who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to athletics.  
 
“Denise goes above and beyond,” said Suzanne Lendzian, athletic director. “She comes in early and stays late to ensure everything is taken care of.” 
 
Palermo has been working in the athletics department in Washingtonville for over 20 years. She coordinates all events in the athletic department, including games, transportation, end of year and end of season events and more. 
 
“I am extremely honored,” said Ms. Palermo. 
 
“She’s an outstanding educational leader,” added Ms. Lendzian, “and the mother hen of Washingtonville sports. We are lucky to have her.”