Elizabeth Mejia (left) of Great Neck is congratulated on being named Barry Tech Student of the Quarter by (left to right) Assistant Principal Nafesa Khan and Acting Principal Dr. William Poll. (Contributed photos)

Great Neck Teens Named Student Of The Quarter By Nassau BOCES

Three students from the Great Neck UFSD were named Students of the Quarter at Nassau BOCES Barry Tech career and technical education high school. Elizabeth Mejia is attending Great Neck South High School; Hila Bakhshi is a student at John L. Miller-Great Neck North; and Hyunjun Chang is a Village School student. All three were honored for their grades, attendance, work ethic and preparedness.

Elizabeth is studying Horse Science and Management Skills; Hila is studying Animation and Digital Media Skills; and Hyunjun is studying Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Students of the Quarter have taken the initiative on class projects and are role models for their fellow students, in both the classroom and the workplace.

About Nassau BOCES
A vital regional resource, Nassau BOCES offers state-of-the-art programs for learners of all ages and abilities as well as cost-effective services for school districts and municipalities. We empower students to achieve their maximum potential in alternative, artistic, outdoor, special education, virtual, and career and technical environments. We offer adult education and a variety of programs that are vital to improving the Long Island regional economy. In addition, our technology services form the backbone of many school districts’ infrastructure. As the county’s educational leader in implementing the state’s reform efforts, we are helping to shape the future of education. To learn more, visit and like us at

—Submitted by Nassau BOCES

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