Summit Lane Elementary School in Levittown was named a Long Island “Top Ten” school for its 2015-2016 fundraising efforts for the American Heart Association’s and the Society of Health and Physical Educators’ Shape America Hoops for Heart program. Under the direction of physical education teacher Cynthia Dano, students participated in basketball-related activities, raising $10,535.
Hoops for Heart is a national education and fundraising program that promotes physical education and provides students with the knowledge of heart disease and stroke, while raising funds for cardiovascular disease research, stroke research and health education.
Photo Caption: Summit Lane Elementary School physical education teacher Cynthia Dano, left, and principal Keith Squillacioti, right, are pictured with students who participated in the annual 2015-2016 Hoops for Heart program, raising $10,535 for cardiovascular disease and stroke research and health education.
Photo courtesy of the Levittown School District