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Board of Education Honors GNPS Security Guard

Ray Woods is presented with a certificate by the Superintendent, Board President, Security Supervisor, and Director of CE


During the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Nov. 15, GNPS security guard Ray Woods was presented with a performance of duty commendation for his quick response and aid to a staff member in need of medical attention. GNPS Security Supervisor William Castoro and Community Education Director Jennifer Andersen informed the Board about Mr. Woods’ heroic actions on Oct. 25, when adult students called for help as their Community Education instructor was experiencing a seizure at the Cumberland Center. Mr. Woods, who was stationed at his security post in the building, responded immediately, took appropriate action, and monitored the individual until EMS arrived on the scene. Pictured here, Superintendent Dr. Kenneth R. Bossert, Board of Education President Rebecca Sassouni, Mr. Castoro, and Mrs. Andersen present Mr. Woods (center) with a certificate of recognition on behalf of the entire Board of Education.