Earl L. Vandermeulen High School’s Varsity Club raised $1,000 for Special Olympics by recognizing the organization’s May ONE Mile Walk that benefits Special Olympics athletes in the local community. The funds raised will sponsor four local Special Olympic athletes for the year.
The Varsity Club members and advisers Deirdre Filippi and Jesse Rosen met at the high school track on May 1 at 1 p.m.
The district thanks all the students involved: Frankie Andriani, Joey Aronica, Matt Buonomo, Phil Buonomo, Brendan Capadano, Braeden Cesarski, Massimo Cipriano, Brady DeWitt, Lucy DeWitt, Luke Filippi, James Gruenfelder, Hailey Hearney, Ciaran Laffey, Annie Maier, Peter Murphy, Blake Roberts, Abby Rolfe, Michael Tesser, Brennyn Veit, Christopher Wengatz, Amy Whitman, Kyle Yannucci, Brooke Zamek and Jake Zamek.
Photo caption: Members of the Port Jefferson School District Varsity Club participated in the May ONE Mile Walk that benefits Special Olympics athletes in the local community.
Photo courtesy of the Port Jefferson School District