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Elmont Memorial High School Advanced Placement Spanish student Mariolbis Rosa won Second Place at the Hofstra University Spanish Poetry Contest on April 1.  High school students from all of Long Island are invited to participate in the contest.  The purpose of the contest is to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their achievements in Spanish and to participate in an extra-curricular activity of broad cultural impact.
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On March 4th and 5th, Elmont Memorial High School presented Footloose: The Musical.  Both performances were to crowds of over 400 audience members.  A special free performance was given on March 2nd for the local senior citizens.   The show featured a showcase of multi-talented young male and female performers from the 9th through 12th grades.  The musical was directed by music teacher Nickolette Kacharaba, produced by music teacher Christine Johnson and choreographed by special education teacher Rachel Unterricht.   The performance captured the magic of a Broadway play.

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Senator Jack Martins was back in Elmont this past week touring Elmont Memorial High School and meeting with faculty and students as part of his district tour. Principal John Capozzi led the Senator around the school meeting with students and teachers. This is the fourth visit to Elmont for Senator Martins since January to meet with community members and leaders.

070Mr. Capozzi gave Senator Martins a briefing on the school, the student body and the goals that the different classes have this year. In addition, Martins visited classrooms, the Science Research lab and school facilities. Along the way, Senator Martins spoke to students, faculty and community members about the school.

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MartinsState Senator Jack Martins met with students from throughout the 7th Senate district today including Elmont, Hempstead, Bellerose Terrace, Westbury, South Floral Park and New Cassell to discuss school based health centers.  The group of High School seniors met with Senator Martins to advocate for preventative and basic health care coverage for young people who do not have health care coverage. Winthrop University Hospital currently funds the program that provides primary care services to young people.  Marisol Perez, served as the team leader and led the discussion with students and Senator Martins during their conference at the State Capitol.  "Quality primary care is critical in promoting healthy lifestyles," said Senator Martins noting, "this group of young people were outstanding advocates for everyone who utilizes school based health centers throughout Nassau County and New York State."

Geoffrey N. Prime, EsqNassau Community College is pleased to announce that Geoffrey N. Prime,  Esq. has been appointed to its Board of Trustees.  Prime was appointed to a seven-year term by New York State Governor David  Paterson over the summer.

"I'm very excited to be serving on the NCC Board of Trustees. I'm looking forward to further enhancing the image of the College and assisting it in fulfilling its mission," said Prime

Prime, who is senior partner in the law firm of Prime & O'Brien, LLP in Garden City, deals with criminal, matrimonial and real estate law, as well as guardianship, wills and estates.

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