In November, 2006, the Nazareth College Womens’
Soccer team won its
seventh Empire 8 Conference (E8)
championship. Three players made the 2006 E8
All-Star first team: senior midfielder Rosie
Simiele, sophomore back Ashley Clinton, and
Rachel Cushman. Rachel wore No. 9.
After three straight
years of elimination only by shootout after the E8
championship game, Nazareth began the 2006 NCAA
Tournament on November 11th, at Elizabethtown,
NJ, against Montclair State.
In April, 2007,
Angela’s first cousin once removed
Bob Coniglio, Assistant Principal at Frontier High
School, became the eleventh of her relatives to receive
Coniglio Cousins Scholarship, as
he works towards his goal as an education superintendent
in the Superintendents Development Program,
through SUNY Oswego. Bob went on to
become Assistant Principal at Clarence High School.
Jackie Miller‘s daughter Emma Belkin Feingold
also received the Cousins award.
On May 24,
Christine Domres became the eleventh Amherst Central
High School senior girl to receive the Angela Y.
Coniglio Memorial Scholarship at ACHS. Christine
has been a perennial star on the school’s Section VI
championship teams in Varsity Field Hockey and Varsity
Lacrosse. She continued her education at the State
University of New York at Fredonia (Fredonia State),
where she majored in Special Education.
Daisy Timlin was awarded Amherst Central High School’s Angela Y.
Coniglio Memorial Scholarship at the school ‘s
Awards Assembly on May 22, 2008. Daisy (who has sisters
named Ivy and Lily) is an excellent student who starred
in Tennis, Basketball, and Lacrosse for the Lady Tigers.
She was a four-year tennis player who helped Amherst win
the Division II tite in 20007 at second singles. A
captain in 2008, she was also a co-winner of the Coach’s
A three-year member of
the varsity basketball program, Daisy was a co-captain
in 2008, using her athletic talents to excel as a guard,
handling the ball and becoming a defensive specialist
throughout her senior season. She contribute 51 points,
31 steals, and 42 rebounds over the winter, and was the
recipient of the Coach’s Award and the Dedicated Bob
Hettler Award, for the ‘07-‘08 season, appropriate,
since Hettler was Angela’s coach.
Daisy also played on the
Lacrosse team, which won the
sectional playoffs, with Daisy scoring five goals. Her personality, enthusiasm, and hard work
guarantee her future success at St. Bonaventure
University, at Lacrosse, and in her chosen field,
Daisy sent us a letter (see the
Appendix), which only
reinforces our pride in Angela, for
inspiring such a fine young lady.
On May 21,
2009, the recipient of the
Angela Y. Coniglio Memorial
Scholarship at Amherst’s
Awards Assembly was Eva Lankes,
a multi-sport, multi-year award
winner in Women’s Varsity Swim,
Women’s Varsity Softball,
Women’s Junior Varsity and
Varsity Basketball, and Women’s
In her Senior year she was the
Softball captain as well as
captain of the Basketball team
that won the Section VI Class A
Championship. She has won, among
other awards, the Softball MVP
and All-WNY honors; the
Basketball Tiger Award, and
the Bob Hetler award, and
has set several Swim records,
including the Women’s Varsity
Swimming 400-yard freestyle
relay, 200-yard freestyle relay,
and the 200 yard medley relay as
a Junior, as well as a school
record and championship in the
ECIC 50-yard freestyle
Eva attended college at Suny
Brockport, majoring in Education
and competing on the Swim team.
for her note.