Murray Award

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Eric Hughes was honored with one of two annual Murray Award for Excellence in Education presented by the Niskayuna Community Foundation.

Teachers Hughes, Lester receive Murray Award

By Kristin Schultz Gazette Reporter Two of Niskayuna High School’s best were honored with the 14th annual Murray Award for Excellence in Education on June 1. Niskayuna Community Foundation board members Tina Lee and Cindy Pillippe, along with school officials,…



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Niskayuna High School Latin teacher, Meghan Miller smiles with Student Council Vice President, Bel Mesbahi after receiving the annual Murray Award for Excellence in Education in her classroom on Monday morning.

Favata, Miller recognized for excellence in education

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — During homeroom and first period Monday at Niskayuna High School, two teachers were surprised with bouquets of balloons carried by their colleagues, students and school administrators. Though the surprise presentation is tradition with the Murray…