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St. Saviour High School alumnae Cassandra Nasta was named to the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Volleyball National All-Academic Team. Collegiate team members must have sophomore academic standing or higher and maintain a minimum cumulative 3.5 grade point average in order to qualify. Standing O pal and borough daughter Cassandra, who graduated from St. Saviour High School in 2012, qualified in her first year of eligibility as a member of the St. Joseph’s College Bears. The athletic alumn served up aces to set the position, with an inside shot and a story side.

Standing O wishes Cassandra all good success in her college and volleyball career.

St. Saviour High School [588 Sixth St. between Eighth Avenue and Prospect park West in Park Slope, (718) 768–4406].

Sunset Park

Ten bedpans

Congratulations to Lutheran Medical Center for earning the Top Performer on Key Quality Measure recognition from the Joint Commission, an accreditor of health care organizations in America. The center awarded Lutheran for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.

“We understand that what matters most to patients is safe, effective care. That’s why Lutheran Medical Center has made a commitment to accreditation and to positive patient outcomes through evidence-based care processes. Lutheran is proud to receive the distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures,” says Wendy Goldstein, president of Lutheran HealthCare.

Standing O says, “Keep up the good care, Lutheran.”

Lutheran Medical Center [150 55th St. at First Avenue in Sunset Park, (718) 630–7155].

Borough Wide

Crossing the finish line

Standing O sends out three cheers and a sneaker to borough native Adrienne Walsh for not only competing in this year’s New York City Marathon, but for finishing in record time of 4:31:03 as well. Standing O couldn’t finish it if she was in a taxi. Standing O pal and helping booster Borough President Markowitz presented Adrienne her running bib for the marathon at Borough Hall. Adrienne represented Brooklyn in the Foot Locker Five Borough Challenge, in which one runner from each of New York’s five boroughs competed in the unique “race within the race” at the Marathon that took place on Nov. 3.

Standing O says, “Good fortune Adrienne, long may you run.”

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Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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