Syosset Class of 2006 Earns Over 15 Million in Academic Scholarships
Syosset High School graduated one of its largest classes in recent history at Hofstra University on June 21. The 530 students together have a very impressive record of accomplishment. With 99 percent of the class planning to attend college, they have together been awarded a total of over $15-million in academic-earned scholarships.
Jericho High School Class of 2006 Encouraged to Change the Course of History
Grey skies and ominous rain clouds did not dampen the soaring spirits of the two hundred sixty-four members of the Class of 2006 as they joined family and friends for the forty-sixth annual Jericho High School Commencement on Sunday, June 25 at the Tilles Center. Students, in a sea of blue and gold, entered the auditorium to sounds of Pomp and Circumstance promptly at 9 a.m. After Senior Class President Stephanie Neuwirt recited the Pledge and the graduation band played the national anthem, Jericho Superintendent of Schools Henry Grishman asked all to pause for a moment of silence in memory of Matthew Ravner. Student Council President Armand Hershowitz then welcomed family and friends to the day's festivities.
SYAC Concludes Triumphant Season of Girls Softball
The SYAC Girls Softball season came to an exciting close on June 21, as the sun set over Syosset Woodbury Park. In the final playoff game, Orange Crush powered their way to an 18-11 victory over the resilient RPT Bombers and captured the championship of the SYAC Junior League. The game saw dramatic hitting, fine pitching and defense before a cheering crowd of fans that overflowed the bleachers.
Jericho Jayhawks U-10 Softball Team End Season With a Win
The Jericho Jayhawks U-10 softball team ended their season with a win over the Nassau County Yankees 9 - 7. The team was led by the star pitching performance of Lindsay Divack and an excellent relief performance by Lianne Condon. The team was led offensively by Cristin Whigham, Elle Bernstein, Ricki Lyons and Nikki Micelotta, each producing a big hit when it was needed. The tough assignment of behind the plate was shared by Adina Feinstein, Carlie Orenstein and Meri Millman and each made several important defensive plays to preserve the win. "The team has shown incredible improvement since it began practicing indoors in January". We look forward to continuing our improvement over the fall season.