MHSSC honors Terrilyn Cohn and Al Murphy at fall Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Terrilyn Cohn and Albert Murphy, Pine Bush Central School District’s fall 2023 Mid-Hudson School Study Council (MHSSC) Award for Excellence winners.


Three adults, two men and a woman on the right, smile. The man in the center, with dark hair and glasses, has an arm around each of the two, who are wearing medals around their necks.


The event to honor educators and staff in the area took place on Nov. 1 at The Barn at Villa Venezia.

Terrilyn Cohn, the district’s director of Special Programs, received an Award for Excellence in Administration. She has served our school community for six years.

Al Murphy is the head  custodian at Pine Bush High School and received an Award for Excellence in Support Services. He and has been part of the Pine Bush family for 11 years.

Colleagues attended the awards ceremony in honor of both, including Superintendent Brian Dunn, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Amy Brockner and Assistant Superintendent for Business Joe Lenz.


A group of five adults, three men from left and two women from right smile with their arms around each other around a table.


Congratulations to Terrilyn and  Al for this much-deserved honor. We are grateful for all your contributions to our amazing school district. 

A group of 10 people, all with medals around their necks, holding blue certificates.

A group of 11 people, all with medals around their necks, stand holding certificates.

Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Brian Dunn
Superintendent of Schools
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