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HS Student Admitted To U.S. Naval Academy

Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFK) Class of 2013 student Carter O’Leary was recently admitted to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

“I am excited and ready for the rigorous training and education that await me,” Mr. O’Leary said.

(Left to right) Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFK) Class of 2013 student Carter O’Leary, Joseph Izzo, POBJFK guidance counselor; Laurie Lynn, POBJFK Director of Guidance; Carter O’Leary; James Murray, POBJFK Principal; Dr. Lorna Lewis, Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Superintendent.

News

The Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School business teams placed second and third in the Nassau County’s annual Comptroller’s Entrepreneurial Challenge. They competed against two hundred business students from high schools across Nassau County for scholarships and cash awards from various sponsors.  

On April 9, at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building, student teams had 10 minutes to convince a panel of expert judges that their plan for a business in the Plaza of the new Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is feasible and would be successful.

It’s not every day that you read about a chocolate brown mare being spared from a harsh reality. While it’s the dogs and cats we read about most in animal rescue stories, Plainview native and animal lover Andria McMaugh, shines light on the endangered horses of Long Island, and what is being done to help them.

McMaugh strapped on her riding boots at 10 years old. When she entered George Washington University as a freshman, McMaugh became a member of the school’s Equestrian team.


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