Suffolk County Award Winner - May 2009
Walt Whitman High School
Elizabeth Tomaselli began dancing at the age of four and has been a member of the Huntington Ballet Theater for 10 years.
Now in her senior year at Walt Whitman High School, Tomaselli continues her study of ballet and modern dance as a member of the Dance program. She is ranked in the top 10 percent of her graduating class and is very active in the school community.
In addition to her many AP courses, she is a member of the varsity tennis team, varsity indoor track team, the National Honor Society, the National Honor Society for Dance Arts and Co-President of the Girls Leaders Honor Society. She is also the treasurer of the AIDS peer education club and an officer of the Italian Honor Society.
Tomaselli has performed in many musicals including Crazy For You, Smile, Guys and Dolls, Cinderella, Into the Woods and The Wizard of Oz as well as annual dance concerts with the Whitman Dance Program. She earned a 2007 internship at Atlantis Marine World Aquarium and was eventually hired at the Riverhead landmark. Tomaselli hopes to study marine biology at school in the fall and continue to pursue her passion for dance.