Braunstein Presents Citation of Merit to Greek-American Spiro Argyros

WHITESTONE, NY – On June 22, Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) attended P.S. 193’s 5th Grade Graduation in the school courtyard and presented a New York State Assembly Citation of Merit to one outstanding student, Greek-American Spiro Argyros, as nominated by the school principal and faculty.

“It was a pleasure to address the 5th grade graduating class of P.S. 193Q at their special ceremony on Tuesday morning,” said Assemblyman Edward Braunstein. “I was especially happy to present graduate Spiro Argyros with a NYS Assembly Citation in recognition of his outstanding service to his school and in the community. Thank you to Principal Diane Tratner for inviting me to speak and congratulations to the Class of 2021.”


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