Elmont Graduate, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, Becomes a Best-Selling Author

Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, an author from Elmont has released her first Christian book, “The Last Pew: Journeying Back to God’s Will After an Affair.” Sophia graduated from Elmont Memorial High School as her Class President in 2007. She went on to The CUNY City College of New York to pursue her undergraduate studies, then toContinue reading “Elmont Graduate, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, Becomes a Best-Selling Author”

A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty

Written by Sophia Sunshine Vilceus This past summer, many of us became aware that John Capozzi was leaving Elmont Memorial High School as Principal to step into a new role as Assistant Superintendent of the Sewanhaka Central High School District. Many people of the Elmont Community, including me, an Alumna of Elmont Memorial, were understandablyContinue reading “A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty”

We Started Here: Gabrielle

“Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works.” If we were to sum up this next young leader in one word, it would be “light.” We Started Here, an original series by The Elmont Excelsior, sheds light on courageous young adults from Elmont who are following their dreams and makingContinue reading “We Started Here: Gabrielle”

We Started Here: Greg

Elmont has no shortage of talent. In fact, it may very well have an abundance. Talented musicians, talented athletes; talented people with wonderful ideas about how to improve their community. However, talent alone simply isn’t enough. And perhaps what makes these people so effective at what they do is the way they combine their talentsContinue reading “We Started Here: Greg”