LB Board Meeting Recognizes Athletes, Coaches

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The Long Beach Public Schools’ April 7 Board of Education Meeting featured special recognitions from the Athletics Department. Students received certificates for their outstanding winter seasons, and coaches were honored for their own awards and dedication to their roles.

The first round of applause went to Dakota Ejnes and Meghan Maquet for their distinction as All American gymnasts. Next, several members of the wrestling team were congratulated for outstanding achievements. Jacori Teemer was named a New York State Champion, Matt Maquet earned All-State status, Tyreek Bromley was acknowledged as a County Champion and All-State wrestler, Tyrese Byron was named a County Champion and State Qualifier, Charlie Spada was recognized as a State Qualifier and Josh Bourne was congratulated as a County Champion and State Qualifier.  

The entire wrestling team earned the title of New York State Dual Meet Champions this winter, making it an unforgettable year for the members and coaches alike. In addition to this success, Head Coach Ray Adams and Assistant Coach Leo Palacio were recently presented with prominent acknowledgements as Newsday’s Coach of the Year and Nassau County Wrestling Coach of the Year, respectively.

Recognitions were also presented to Scott Powers, a State Qualifier in Pole Vault, and six members of the boys swim team. Ryan Aroesty and Michael McCarthy were State Qualifiers, while Matthew Cannon, Shane Morris, Troy Morris and Thomas Ryan were all named County Champions, All Long Island and State Qualifiers.