Warriors Taking Their Talents to the Next Level

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After representing the Warriors for several years, a dozen athletes from Amityville Memorial High School are prepared to compete at the next level. The students, who have made commitments to play for college teams locally and in other states, were recognized at the annual Senior Athlete College Celebration Day on May 30 in the school library.

Joined by administrators, board of education trustees, coaches, teammates and family members, the athletes proudly adorned the attire of their new schools. Each student was invited to say a few words about his or her future plans and thank influential people. 

The recognized athletes were:
Nina Babington, St. John’s University, track and field
Joel Barrett, University of Bridgeport, track and field
Victoria Erwat, Binghamton University, volleyball
Rolman Guardado, Hofstra University, soccer
Shiyah Hamlet, SUNY Sullivan, basketball
Indya Hunter, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, track and field
Alton Kimbrough Jr., Bowie State University, track and field
D’andre King, Alfred State College, football
Patrick Meyerrose, St. Joseph’s College, soccer
Jada Miley, Morgan State University, dance
Carlos Ponce, Molloy College, soccer
Kalani Soloman-Shand, Nassau Community College, cross country

The ceremony was simulcast live on the Amityville Broadcast Network. As each senior came to the podium, student commentators said a few words about his or her athletic accomplishments in Amityville. 

“This is an exciting day to recognize the hard work and commitment of all of our athletes,” said Evan Farkas, the director of athletics, physical education and health. He thanked them for their contributions to their teams and also acknowledged all of the supporters of Amityville’s athletic programs.