Key to the Village Presentation to Charlene Lipsey

Join us on Tuesday, September 5th @ 6pm in the Village Hall Board Room as Village of Hempstead Mayor Don Ryan and Trustees bestow the highest honor to our own Charlene Lipsey! The beloved Hempstead High graduate and multi-award winning track star will receive the Key to the Village of Hempstead.  

Just a few of Charlene Lipsey's amazing accomplishments:

  • Assisted the Hempstead Lady Tigers in breaking 2 school relay records

  • Highs School All American

  • Eight school standards in track including 800 meters in 2009 2:05.83

  • Won 5 Gold medals in State championship (Indoor/Outdoor)

  • High School All American, College All American- LSU and pro star

  • 5x All-American

  • 3x Southeastern Conference Champion

  • Broke the American Indoor record in the 800 meter (February 2017 in New York; Time 1 minute and 58 seconds

  • USA Indoor Gold Medal in 1000 meter (March 2017 in New Mexico; Time 2 minutes and 37 seconds

  • USA Silver Medalist in 800 meter (June 2017 in California; Time 1 minute 58 seconds making her 2nd in the USA  

  • Ran the 6th fastest time in USA history outdoors (July 2017 in Switzerland; Time 1 minute 57 seconds making her 7th in the World)

  • Professional Athlete Currently Sponsored by Adidas

Don't miss this very special ceremony!