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Boys’ Track & Field
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Awards to Polygon Writers:
Rayeeda Mahmud ’23, “Eid al-Fitr: From a Student who Celebrates”
Emma Spring ’22, “Two Baseball Coaches Depart Amid Problematic TikTok”
Staff, “NYC Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour”
Poly Prep Wrestlers take home medals:
Gold Medals: Ziko Majidov ’26, Jason Dubrasky’ 23, Dash Hort ’24, Abe Herzog ‘24
Silver Medals: John Foote ’27, Alex Amorosino ’25, Jesse Fisher ‘23, Loch Baird ’26
Bronze Medals: Kevin Ryan ’27, Abdul Barrie ’25
Niko Thanopolous ’26 received Honorable Mention Winner (Intermediate Category) in the American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition.
Jessica Dosik ’24 op-ed piece about door locks during school shootings was published by YR Media.
A photograph by Adina Scherer was selected to show in Small Works: PLAY/FUN exhibition.
Wrestling Coach Konstantin Avdeev is named 2023 NYSAIS Coach of the Year.
Boys’ Lacrosse Coach Lou Candel is named 2023 NYSAIS Coach of the Year.
Jordan Millar ’24, was commissioned by The Little Orchestra Society to write a new work which was featured at their four final concerts of this season.
Poly’s Girls’ and Boys’ Indoor Track and Field win Ivy Prep League Championships.
Brianna Kwan ’23 wins Gold Key and Silver Key awards for her ceramic works.
Maggie Cochran ’26 wins a Gold Key for her photography.
Lena Shamos ’25 earns Honorable mention for her photography.
Jordan Millar ’24 received is a National Silver Medal for writing (journalism) for her article “Found Sound.” She had previously received the regional Gold Key award for this article.
Undefeated in 2023
William Ling-Regan ’24: 1st place for his documentary “The Camera as a Sword: Asian American Representation in Corky Lee’s Photography”
Marisa Triola ’24: 2nd place for her website “Codebreaking the Glass Ceiling: Women on the Frontier of WWII Cryptanalysis”
Eason Yao ’25: 3rd place for his paper “The Forgotten Builders: How the Chinese Transcontinental Railroad Workers Combated Racism While Connecting the Two Great Oceans”
Connor Igoe ‘25
Karim Camara ‘25
William Ling-Regan ’24, 2nd place for his documentary “The Camera as a Sword: Asian American Representation in Corky Lee’s Photography” — advancing to the National Competition held June
Rhyan Gravante ’23
Eliza Schwarz ’23
Paulina Marino-Bindi ’23
Cooper Flinn-Beane ’23
Sam Finnerty ’23
Giulio Basilico ’23, Luke Rizzo ’23
Esteban Garcia ’23, William McCusker ’23
Anthony Prato ’16 was invited to Major League Spring Training Camp with the Minnesota Twins in March 2023, and is on the doorstep of being called up to play Major League Baseball.
Charlotte Roberts ’24 published an op-ed on Earthplex Media, a website dedicated to teen writing on climate change.