Assemblyman Colin Schmitt recently held his inaugural 99th Assembly District Students of Achievement event at the Washingtonville Middle School Auditorium. This official State Assembly government event was created to recognize students from across the Assembly District who have made significant contributions to their school communities and the 99th Assembly District.
Among the students recognized was Vidar Hagerman, a junior at Warwick Valley H.S. who loves immersing himself in current events and the history books. He loves athletics and participates in a varsity sport every season. Vidar is also a member of the Warwick H.S. honors chorus. He has served as class president for two consecutive years. Vidar was the recipient of three Sojourner Truth Awards, a NYS Scholar Athlete 2017-19, and was inducted into the National Honor Society in 2019. He is also a junior member of the Pine Island Fire Department.