Mepham science teacher Lorrilee Geraci was recently named a Distinguished Teacher of 2015 by the Harvard Club of Long Island.
Geraci is one of 12 teachers from Long Island to receive this award, which seeks to recognize extraordinary people who expend uncounted hours and vast amounts of energy to transform the lives of adolescents.
An educator at Mepham for 22 years, Geraci teaches AP Psychology, Advanced Living Environment and Advanced Science Research. At the March meeting of the Board of Education, she was recognized with a citation.
The Harvard Club of Long Island is comprised of Long Island-based members of the Harvard University community, from professors to honorary degree holders to alumni. The Harvard Club fosters academic rigor through cultural and educational activities on Long Island throughout the year.
Geraci will be honored at a special brunch hosted by the organization on April 26.