Letter: NHS Grad Nite Committee thankful for support


To the editor,

On behalf of the Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee and the graduating seniors, we would like to thank all of those who donated, volunteered and supported this year’s GradNite celebration. The evening was a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without their ongoing support.

A special thanks to the individuals who volunteered their time to work the event, the NHS staff, and all the following businesses, organizations and community members for their generous donations and support: American Pie, Andrew Ave School, At the Corner, Balanca’s Beauty Salon, Bearsley Zoo, Big Y, Bob Allen, BrushstrokePaint Party, Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, Burnsies Coffee Shop, Chittenden Insurance, City Hill School Teachers, CJ Sparrow, Coastal Carriers LLC, Cross Street School teachers, Crystal Room Catering, DaSilva’s Auto Body, Dunkin Donuts, Eastern Company, ESPN, Frank C Entertainment, Gouveia Vineyards, H.J. Bushka & Sons, Hawk Ridge Winery, Hillside School PTO, Hillside School teachers, Hop Brook Golf Course, Hop Brook School teachers, Ion Bank, Jesse Camille’s Restaurant, Jim and Sue Goggin, Jimmy Szarzynski, John and Marsha Minicucci, John D. Aresta C.P.A, John Pinto C.P.A, KC Landscaping, Lake Compounce, Liberty Bank, Linda Smith, Maple Hill School teachers, Mary and John Johnson, Mary Butkas, Mattatuck Museum, Michelle Salomoni, Naugatuck Arts Council, Naugatuck Board of Education, Naugatuck Car Wash, Naugatuck Firefighters Local 1219, Naugatuck Pharmacy, Naugatuck Police Union, Naugatuck Teachers League, Naugatuck Tire, Naugatuck Valley Animal Hospital, NHS Class of 1978, NHS math department, NHS staff, On the Avenue, Palmer & Herman Chiropractic, Pat Peterson, Paul and Michele Russell, Paul and Kate Singley, Peach Blossom, Pies and Pints, Pizza Palace, Pop Warner Football, Prospect Golf, Rich’s Car Works, Rockwell Studio LLC, Rosenblatt’s Dept. Store, Salem School Teachers, Sandy Beach Club, Senor Panchos, Sharon Rotatori, Sports Center of Shelton, Steven and Johnna Hunt, Steven and Michele Rupsis, Stop & Shop, Subway, Tavern 1757, Team Image, The Next Street, The Palace, The Station, Thomas Hooker Brewery, Thurston Energy, Tim Beloin DJ, The Travelers, United Way of Naugatuck and Beacon Falls, Waterbury Country Club, Wayne and Nancy Buckmiller, Western School teachers, Naugatuck YMCA.

Amy Lapham

Pam Rotatori

The writers are members of the Naugatuck High School Grad Nite Committee.