Elmont Graduate Becomes a Doctor, Triumphs in the Face of Sickle-Cell Disease

  Meet Melissa Jackson. Melissa graduated from Elmont Memorial High School in 2006. After graduating, Melissa attended the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York, where she was a Jackie Robinson scholarship award recipient from 2006-2010. Melissa graduated magna cum laude from Sophie Davis and was accepted into Dartmouth Medical School. She then graduatedContinue reading “Elmont Graduate Becomes a Doctor, Triumphs in the Face of Sickle-Cell Disease”

Elmont Track Team Races to Cornell University

Source: Sewanhaka Central High School District Seven student-athletes from Elmont Memorial’s track team qualified for the 2015-16 Winter Track State Meet at Cornell University on March 4-5. Congratulations to Coach Mike Graham and the following students: 4x200m Relay (Girls) Adrienne Barnes Brianna Harris Christal Thompson Khalia Whyte Briyanna Jones (alternate) 55m Dash (Girls) Erykah CamalContinue reading “Elmont Track Team Races to Cornell University”

Elmont grad, Aaron Dennis, signs with Arizona United SC

  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (August 5, 2015) – Today, Arizona United SC announced the signing of forward Aaron Dennis. The Elmont, NY, native last played with Villanova where he was named second-team All Big East following his senior season in 2014. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to play with United,” Dennis said. “I’m ready toContinue reading “Elmont grad, Aaron Dennis, signs with Arizona United SC”

Crystal Haynes Presents: On Fire

Remember when you were five and had your life all planned out? You were going to be a superhero and save the world! Maybe your hero drove around in a fire truck or police car, may be even wore a stethoscope. Who ever it was and who ever you wanted to be can still happen!Continue reading “Crystal Haynes Presents: On Fire”

Crystal Haynes Presents: Rebounding

Sometimes I think about rubber bands. They are relatively small yet they stretch once, twice and- if done carefully- even thrice! It should not be a surprise that rubber bands can do this; they are named for their purpose, but think about it. Rubber bands are circular and flexible; when a rubber band is stretchedContinue reading “Crystal Haynes Presents: Rebounding”