At Shoreham-Wading River High School, two students are going where no other students in the district have gone before — the Distributive Education Club of America’s national competition, which will test their abilities on business-sector skills like public speaking, finance and sales pitches. READ
On Thursday, we presented former Shoreham-Wading River wrestler James Suarez with our first Sports Person of the Year award at a ceremony at Martha Clara Vineyards. This is the video we screened during the ceremony and the original announcement from January. READ
Jack Higgins’ Pollen App is his second sold in Apple’s App Store. Higgins is a student at Shoreham-Wading River High School. (Credit: Nicole Smith)
A few years ago, Jack Higgins’ friends bet him five dollars that he couldn’t build a computer in his middle school locker. Jack proved them wrong, building a computer in two empty lockers at Albert G. Prodell Middle School.
Now, that expertise has helped him earn a lot more than one Abraham Lincoln.
The Shoreham teen currently has two apps for sale in the Apple App Store, plus another in the works that could add an entirely new meaning to the expression “you snooze, you lose.” (more…)
Tom Cutinella’s family embraces after the teen’s funeral Tuesday morning. The 16-year-old was killed after being injured while playing football last week. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Tom Cutinella was a gifted athlete, an exceptional student and a patriotic young man who planted flags at Calverton National Cemetery and had dreams of going to West Point, his father Frank said to hundreds during a eulogy opening his funeral service Tuesday morning.
But while the teen loved his country and competing in sports, to Tom, his family always came first. (more…)