Brentwood High School

Brentwood High School senior Laura Villatoro and Suffolk County 3rd Precinct Officer Bonnie Raber. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. High School Senior Wins $10,000 Scholarship For Anti Texting And Driving Video

Brentwood High School senior Laura Villatoro said she knows firsthand how dangerous it could be to text and drive because of what happened to an 18-year-old relative.

11/07/2014

President Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)/Samantha Garvey (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Obama: L.I. Science Whiz Samantha Garvey ‘Gives Me Hope’

A college freshman from Long Island merited a mention in President Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention.

09/07/2012

The Garvey family outside their new home in Bay Shore, NY on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Homeless L.I. Teen And Family Move In To New Bay Shore Home

Samantha Garvey and her family were given the keys to their new Bay Shore home by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Saturday afternoon as part of the county’s affordable rental properties for homeless families.

01/28/2012

Samantha Garvey (L) meeting Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) with Long Island Rep. Steve Israel (Center) in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (credit: Steve Israel/Facebook)

Homeless L.I. Teen Not Science Contest Finalist, But Still A Winner

Samantha Garvey found out she didn’t make the cut to become a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search, but did get to watch President Obama’s State of the Union address in Washington D.C. as Rep. Steve Israel’s guest.

01/25/2012

Samantha Garvey and her mussels at Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Homeless L.I. Intel Semifinalist’s Family To Get A House In Bay Shore

Brentwood High School senior Samantha Garvey, who is a semifinalist in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search, will be getting a home in Bay Shore where she’ll live with her twin sisters, brother and parents.

01/13/2012

Samantha Garvey and her mussels at Brentwood High School - Brentwood, NY - Jan 12, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Homeless Long Island Teenager Is Intel Competition Semifinalist

Samantha Garvey has good reason to be the recipient of high fives and congratulations from the faculty and students in the hallways at Brentwood High School.

01/12/2012