The Shulamith Middle School graduation took place on Wednesday, June 12 at the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst.
Shulamith Middle Division Valedictorian: Arielle Rosman
Arielle Rosman is honored to be named valedictorian of her eighth-grade class at Shulamith School for Girls. She is a bright, caring, and sensitive young woman who has grown tremendously during her time in Shulamith. Arielle resides in North Woodmere with her parents and five siblings and attends the Bais HaKnesses of North Woodmere. She thanks her family for their constant support and encouragement over the years.
Arielle has attended Shulamith since nursery. She was the head of backstage for last year’s production, a member of the yearbook design team, and the proud recipient of the Keter Shem Tov award three years in a row. Arielle has tremendous hakarat ha’tov to Shulamith, her principals, and her teachers for instilling within her a true love for Am Yisrael, Torat Yisrael, and Medinat Yisrael. She is confident that these critical values will serve as a strong foundation for her continued growth as she begins a new chapter in life.
Arielle feels fortunate to have had the opportunity to develop strong and close relationships with her classmates during her time in Shulamith. She wishes them a heartfelt mazal tov and hopes that these friendships will continue for many years to come.
Shulamith Middle Division Salutatorian: Sheera Rockoff
Sheera is focused on achieving goals and is a highly motivated student. She has received the Keter Shem Tov Award for three consecutive years and is always looking for ways to grow in Torah. Sheera was elected G.O. president and won first place in the Pi Competition, memorizing over 200 digits. For the past two years, Sheera has been the point guard for the Shulamith Basketball Team, the Mustangs.
Sheera embraces chesed opportunities both in and out of the classroom. She enjoys visiting the elderly in nursing homes and is involved with the special-needs population through her work with Friendship Circle. When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in 2017, Sheera was instrumental in organizing a drive to provide school supplies for school children who had lost their belongings.
Shulamith Middle Division Keter Shem Tov Award Winner Michal Moskowitz
Michal lives in Cedarhurst with her parents and three sisters. She has attended Shulamith School for Girls for the last 10 years. Michal has always felt a strong love and respect for all her teachers and the entire faculty at Shulamith. She is honored to receive the Keter Shem Tov award of her graduating class.
Michal has always been one-of-a-kind in the eyes of family and friends. Her warm and infectious smile makes everyone around her feel loved and welcome. Michal is an extremely caring and selfless young lady. She is always looking for ways to help others. It was not surprising that Michal’s first choice for her eighth-grade job was to be head of the chesed committee.
Michal has many interests that she pursues outside of school. She is a very talented piano player. She also enjoys playing sports, swimming, and reading. But most of all she enjoys spending time with family and friends. Michal is a youth group leader in her shul, Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchok, and is beloved by all the children and parents alike.
Shulamith Middle Division Keter Shem Tov Award Winner Hannah Zucker
Hannah Zucker lives in Woodmere with her parents and four younger siblings. In her free time, you might find her reading, drawing, spending time with friends, or jumping on her trampoline. Hannah is looking forward to her fourth summer at Camp Kaylie.
Being a student at Shulamith has not only served Hannah’s academic interests and curiosity, but also nurtured her growth in character and leadership. Some of her academic activities and achievements have included spelling bee winner, Math Olympiad competitor, Tech Squad member, and bake sale coordinator. She was also part of the yearbook design team and worked hard with her friends to get the yearbook finished on time. She recently joined a group of her peers in donating their hair for cancer patients.
Hannah is grateful to Shulamith for all the support and good memories, and most of all, for the outstanding education she has received. She is also beyond grateful to her peers for always supporting her and being there when she has ever needed them. She wishes everyone berachah v’hatzlachah in high school and in everything else that they do.