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5/19/2015 - Westbury Inaugurates 2015 peer Mediators
North Hempstead NY,- On May 19, 2015 Councilwoman Viviana Russell and Town Clerk Wayne H. Wink Jr. gathered at Westbury High School to inaugurate 19 students into the Peer Mediation Training Program. The Peer Mediation Training Program teaches students the process of communication and problem solving, which can be applied in helping their peers settle disputes without confrontation and violence. The Ceremony was filled with family of the students, and staff of the high school. Councilwoman Russell gave a speech filled with encouraging thoughts and handed out certificates and Town Clerk Wayne H. Wink Jr. repeated the Mediator Oath with the new peer mediators of Westbury High School.