Teachers Thomas Sangiorgi, second from left, and Yunseon Esther Kim, third from left, were honored recently in Whitestone by state Sen. Toby Stavisky, left, (D-Whitestone) and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) for their outstanding teaching awards.
They were among this year’s seven Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics winners.
Kim, who teaches algebra at Francis Lewis High School in Fresh Meadows, and Sangiorgi, who teaches chemistry at Townsend Harris High School in Flushing, were both recognized for their innovative teaching methods and the impressive results of their students.
Nominations for the prestigious awards are made by administrators, parents, students and teachers. The state legislators made their presentations in Stavisky’s office.