Elmont Senior Loses His Mom on ‘9/11,’ Remembers Her Through Photography

A picture is worth a thousand words and a lifetime full of memories. Just ask Elmont Memorial High School senior and aspiring photographer, Sebastian Bass, whose passion for photography connects him to a bittersweet past but also to a promising future. “I love seeing growth,” Sebastian told us in an exclusive email interview. The 17-year-oldContinue reading “Elmont Senior Loses His Mom on ‘9/11,’ Remembers Her Through Photography”

Higher Heights: An Interview with High Jumper Alexander Bowen Jr.

Higher Heights. For us, the phrase isn’t just a hashtag or a tagline, but a powerful declaration. A call to action. An affirmation of excellence. An aspirational ideal rooted in a relentless work ethic and a commitment to always improving. We needn’t look any further for the physical embodiment of excellence than to behold Elmont’sContinue reading “Higher Heights: An Interview with High Jumper Alexander Bowen Jr.”

Chiazam Nwankwo is ‘Omnipresent’ For Elmont Spartans

Source: Newsday Chiazam Nwankwo is known by coaches, teammates and Elmont fans as Chaz, as in jazz. His game was harmonious Saturday, a melodious combination of smooth shooting (a trio of long-range three-pointers) blended with the steady drumbeat of strong drives that produced layups and drew fouls. Nwankwo, a 6-3 senior swing man, scored 29Continue reading “Chiazam Nwankwo is ‘Omnipresent’ For Elmont Spartans”