DÉJÀ VU: Elmont Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Accepted Into 8 Ivy League Universities & MIT

For a second consecutive year, an Elmont Memorial High School senior has been accepted into each of the prestigious eight Ivy League Universities across the country, not to mention the world-renowned MIT. Just a year ago, Elmont's Class of 2015 Salutatorian, Harold Ekeh, made a splash in local and national news headlines when he, too, … Continue reading DÉJÀ VU: Elmont Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Accepted Into 8 Ivy League Universities & MIT

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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 understandably … Continue reading A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty

Elmont Senior, Harold Ekeh, Accepted Into All Eight Ivy League Schools and MIT

Source: James Galloway and Bryan Ahrens, The Island Now Sewanhaka senior Harold Ekeh has a tantalizing decision facing him: Yale or Harvard? Or maybe MIT? Or, if he decides he wants still more options, he can always fall back on Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Brown, the University of Pennsylvania or Cornell. Ekeh, the Elmont Memorial High … Continue reading Elmont Senior, Harold Ekeh, Accepted Into All Eight Ivy League Schools and MIT

Ashley Simon, AP Scholar, Named Class Valedictorian of 2015

Source: Long Island Herald Elmont Memorial High School announced last week senior Ashley Simon as valedictorian and Harold Ekeh as salutatorian of the Class of 2015. Ashley Simon is a bright, inquisitive student who has adhered to a rigorous college preparatory course schedule that includes honors and advancement placement classes throughout her high school career. … Continue reading Ashley Simon, AP Scholar, Named Class Valedictorian of 2015

Elmont Student’s Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Research Wins Awards

Source: The Island Now Elmont Memorial High School Senior Harold Ekeh was among 43 Long Island students to rank as Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists on Wednesday. Ekeh, who was chosen among 1,800 entries from 41 states, will compete with 300 semi-finalists nationwide for monetary prizes, including three first-place awards of $150,000 each. “It was … Continue reading Elmont Student’s Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Research Wins Awards

Elmont with one of the highest percentages of Haitian ancestry, research shows

In a recent Facebook post we highlighted diversity within the Elmont community. Among the many countries represented here in this multicultural hamlet, the Haitian cohort has secured a strong foothold in the Elmont community, which is comparable to some of the highest representations of the ethnic group in the region. According to research, Elmont  specifically has … Continue reading Elmont with one of the highest percentages of Haitian ancestry, research shows