Last week an independent voice entered the race for the Port Washington Board of Education. Nanette Melkonian and her husband, Matt, moved their family to Port Washington in 2000.
Nanette and Matt grew up as neighbors in a diverse community on Long Island and easily fell in love with Port Washington’s own diversity, sense of community and, of course, waterfront.
Nanette and Matt have three children, all of whom attended the Port Washington schools. Through them, Nanette has had the pleasure of learning about the inclusion program (since cut), the ESTEAM (PEP) program, the orchestra program, the drama program, middle school sports and high school varsity sports, as well as the various Schreiber honors programs and research programs. Like all