Number of Participants: 200
Hours Donated: 8
Value of Time Served: $13,520
Event Type: Veterans & Military Families
School: Half Hollow Hills High School East
Date: April 6, 2019
Half Hollow Hills High School East
Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
On April 6th, we celebrated Lt. Ray Enners. Lt. Ray Enners went to Half Hollow Hills High School and was killed in action during the Vietnam War, but is remembered each year for his courage & leadership.
On September 18, 1968, Lt. Enners was killed in action fighting with Company A, 1st Battalion, 20th and 11th Infantry Brigade. The Enners name lives on in multiple ways today. His name is on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. one of the athletic hallways at West Point is named in his honor, and the Lt. Raymond Enners Award is presented by the USILA to the NCAA National Player of the Year in men’s lacrosse and to the top boys high school player in Suffolk County each year. The Army MVP each season is also given the Lt. Enners-Chris Pettit Award.
On this day we held HSE and HSW Varsity Boys Lacrosse games, HHH Varsity & JV Girls Lacrosse games and a day full of HHH PAL Youth Lacrosse games. It was a joyous and memorable day.