A college freshman from Long Island merited a mention in President Barack Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention.
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.
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.
The accolades continue for a homeless Brentwood High School senior who’s a semifinalist in a the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search.
Samantha Garvey was invited by Long Island Rep. Steve Israel to the Jan. 24 speech.
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.
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.