P&J Beacon Buddies Nationally Recognized

Edwin Scott (front, 5th from l), Abby Emeric (front, c) and Patrick Caruso (front, 4th from r) with P&J Beacon Buddy Program participants and I.S. 192 students.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The P&J Beacon Buddy Program at Fort Schuyler House received the prestigious ‘Program of Distinction Award’ from national organization, Generations United on Friday, September 30. The collaboration between Community Board 10, Phipps Beacon Program and Fort Schuyler House, pairs P&J Beacon Program scholars with Throggs Neck senior residents for weekly, inter-generational activities such as talent shows, games, mental skills-building exercises, vocational exploration and service learning projects.

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