Congratulations | Ms. DeAngelis

Principal of New Dorp Nominated for "Hometown Heroes Award"

Hurricane Sandy nearly destroyed the home of New Dorp High School Principal Deidre DeAngelis — and it utterly wrecked her Staten Island neighborhood.

But in the storm’s bleak aftermath, DeAngelis dedicated herself to her students and community, transforming the school into a relief center that aided thousands.

For her commitment to helping other New Yorkers in a time of crisis, veteran educator DeAngelis is nominated for a Hometown Heroes in Education award.

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