May 21, 2019

Local Bay View Junior Honored With Civil Leadership Award


East Providence, RI – A local St. Mary Academy - Bay View junior received The RI Secretary of State 2018 Leadership Award in a ceremony at the Rhode Island State House on Friday, May 11th, 2018. Local Recipient from Rehoboth was Lily Gucfa.

Each year Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea presents the Civic Leadership award to two juniors from each high school in Rhode Island who have demonstrated outstanding civic engagement and leadership in their school and in their community. The History and Social Sciences Department at St. Mary Academy - Bay View selected Lily for her outstanding achievements both in and out of the classroom.

Lily Gucfa is the founder of Bay View’s Culture Share Club and is involved in a number of Rhode Island School of Design programs including architecture, urban revitalization, and engineering. In addition, she is a member of several academic honor societies including National Honor Society and is the recipient of a 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Award.


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