Board of Education President Dr. Nellie Bush receives honor from New York State Assembly

Amsterdam Board of Education President Dr. Nellie Bush has been named a New York State Assembly Women of Distinction Honoree.

Dr. Bush was chosen by Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara as part of a select group of women who represent the qualities of leadership and dedication to their community.  Many of the honorees have overcome battles, given countless hours of service, and achieved extraordinary milestones.

To celebrate this year’s Women of Distinction Honorees, Santabarbara is hosting a special live-stream television show, interviewing all of the honorees.

The show will be filmed in front of a live audience on Wednesday, Dec. 4  at 6 p.m. and aired throughout the month of July on Public Access television channels.  It will also be available on-demand at

Congratulations on receiving this prestigious and much-deserved recognition,  Dr. Bush!