Innovative Teacher Awarded

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Luke Ferland, a fifth-year technology teacher at Riverhead High School, was recognized by BOCES with a Most Innovative Use of Technology Award at the Long Island Technology Summit on Oct. 26. 

Mr. Ferland earned the recognition for demonstrating a creative, unique and resourceful use of technology in the classroom and making a positive impact on his students and the school community. 

Prior to working in the Riverhead School District, Mr. Ferland worked in the engineering industry in the United States and in China. He also worked for his family, built and drove stock cars, and interned in the defense industry. 

This is not the first time Mr. Ferland has been recognized as a teacher. In June, he was named the Long Island Air Force Association’s Teacher of the Year. 

The Riverhead Central School District extends its congratulations to Mr. Ferland.