Amy Entin, a Barrington High School and University of Rochester graduate (B.S. in Optical Engineering), as well as a former Alperin Schechter Day School student (now Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island), currently works as optical engineer in the Israeli Navy (submarine division).
She was named the recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Service. The award was presented to Amy and other recipients by President Reuven Rivlin at his residence in Jerusalem on April 19 (Israel’s Independence Day) in a nationally televised ceremony attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and other dignitaries and popular artists. Amy made aliyah in 2016 and received the rank of academic officer in the Navy in May 2018.