The Elmont Memorial school community braved the rain and cold
temperatures when they came out for the school’s annual homecoming on
The theme for this year’s event was “Elmont
Celebrates the Decades” and included beautiful floats that featured
Principal Kevin Dougherty and Assistant Principals Brian Burke and
Alicia Calabrese. Although the parade was canceled due to rain and high
winds, students and community members headed to the football game to
support the Spartans, who did not disappoint.
fought hard against Mepham High School, ultimately winning 35-33. Joshua
Milfort St. Cyr delivered an outstanding performance, scoring four
touchdowns during the game.
During halftime, Vincent McDonald
and Karina Alfaro were named homecoming king and queen. Congratulations
to Joanne Ruthman, the mother of Spartan quarterback Aaron Ruthman, on
being named Best Spartan Mom.
Also in attendance at the
game were members of the school’s Class of 1966, who orchestrated their
reunion to coincide with the homecoming festivities.