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MacArthur’s Business, Marketing Honor Society Induction

Sixty MacArthur High School business and marketing students were inducted into the New York State Business and Marketing Honor Society during the school’s third annual induction ceremony. Requisites for membership in this prestigious society include academic excellence in business and marketing classes, as well as a student’s display of merit, character, leadership and service.

 

Keynote speaker, Town Councilman Gary Hudes told the story of William H. Macy to illustrate how important it is to set goals and overcome bumps in the road to achieve a goal.

“You are here for a reason,” he stated. “Set goals. Don’t quit and worry about the speed bumps along the way in achieving those goals.”

 

Society President Justin Rosado described the members’ philanthropic endeavors, which included a blood drive, coat drive, donations to the John Theissen Children’s Foundation and the Don’t Text and Drive campaign. Honor society adviser Nicole Savage then led the inductees in the society’s membership oath, while Secretary Matthew Bellacosa and Treasurer Mia Katz led the induction.

 

News

More than 475 runners from all across Long Island, came together on Aug. 30, for the tenth annual Companions in Courage one-mile run.

 

For Andrea Kopatka, 49, of Levittown, this was her first race in three years. 

 

“I wanted to run this race before I turned 50,” she said. “It was on my bucket list.” 

Over the summer, 13-year-old Zachary Martin of Levittown was named an All-American athlete for his performance on the gridiron, earning him an invitation to the ninth annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

 

Martin, a defensive lineman for the Wisdom Lane Middle School Wildcats, said he was selected among a group of young athletes after attending a rigorous five-day football camp at LIU Post.  


Sports

The National Brain Tumor Society hosts its Long Island Brain Tumor Walk on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Jones Beach State Park, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. Programs and activities run from 8 a.m. to noon.

Michelle Duffy of Levittown was recently named head coach for the Blue Angels’ cross country program at the College of New Rochelle. 

 

“We are very pleased to have a coach with Michelle’s pedigree take the reins of our cross country program,” said Athletics Director Harold Crocker. “Her success athletically and academically, as well as her ability to mentor and guide young women, makes her the ideal coach for the Blue Angels.”


Calendar

Levittown Board of Ed - September 10

Patriot Day - September 11

Annual Country Fair  - September 13


Columns

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