GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner will be sworn into office as Town Supervisor this Wednesday at the first meeting of the Town Board at 7:30 p.m at Greenburgh Town Hall.
Awa Nyambi, a freshman at Harvard University, a 2015 graduate of Woodlands High School and an alumnus of the XPOSURE after school program, will officiate at the brief swearing in ceremony which will take place at the beginning of the meeting.
While at Woodlands, Nyambi participated in a myriad of extracurricular activities that ranged from Math team to the Golf Team. . He was President of his school’s National Honor Society Chapter, Captain of the Varsity Soccer and Wrestling teams, Conductor and Section Leader of his high school band, and Vice President of the Links UN Club. Awa also spearheaded a Business Olympics team to a two-time second place finish at the Westchester Business Olympics and contributed to a two-time League Champion Wrestling team. Outside of school, Awa explored other passions of community service and outreach while leading his local Youth NAACP branch as its President and holding the status of a Deacon at the White Plains Presbyterian Church.
"People move to Greenburgh because of our outstanding schools which produce terrific local, county, national and world leaders," said Feiner. "Awa represents the best of the best. It's my goal to encourage students to learn about their government, to experience government in action and to eventually get involved in public policy."
Feiner is beginning his 25th year as Town Supervisor. Usually Judge's officiate at swearing in ceremonies, but Feiner decided to use the ceremony to highlight a local Greenburgh success story.
Feiner will continue his tradition of having additional ceremonial swearing in ceremonies at elementary schools in Greenburgh. the schedule:
- Thursday, Jan. 14th at 9:30 a.m. - -Bailey School, Hillside Ave.
- Tuesday, Jan. 19th 1:30 p.m. Highview School, off of Central Ave
- Wednesday, Jan. 20th 11 a.m. Concord Road Elementary School, Ardsley
- Thursday, Jan. 21st 9:30 a.m. New York School for the Deaf