Glen Cove High School athletes Michelle Melfi, Lindsey Payton and Sean Morrisey offered tips to youth elementary students in glen cove school on how to hold a lacrosse stick and how to cradle the ball. They also spoke to students about peer pressure, the importance of taking part in extracurricular activities and reminded the youngsters to always look out for their own best interests.
Many of Glen Cove High School’s student-lacrosse players visited each of the district’s elementary schools in an effort to promote the sport of lacrosse. The high school athletes also encouraged the elementary students to participate in the Glen Cove Jr. Lacrosse Club’s free clinics, which will take place at Finley Middle School on Wednesdays Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 23 and Jan. 6 for boys grades K-6; and on Fridays Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18 and Jan. 8 for girls grades K-8. All clinics will be held from 6:30-8 p.m.
1. Glen Cove High School athletes and Landing physical education teacher Karen Serani taught Landing students the basics of lacrosse.
2. Kaelyn Bonilla enjoyed taking part in the lacrosse lesson.
3. Glen Cove High School student Michelle Melfi showed Diego Henrriquez how to hold a lacrosse stick.
4. Third-grader Nicholas Garcia practiced cradling the ball during the class.
Photos courtesy of Glen Cove City School District