Kennedy Students Strut the Catwalk for Charity

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Led by Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District Board of Education Vice President Janet Goller for the 20th year in a row, Kennedy High School seniors converted the auditorium into a fashion runway to raise money for their adopted charity.

More than 100 students participated in the fashion show, which showcased casual and formal wear as well as hair and makeup styling from a variety of local merchants. The evening is part of the Senior Experience, which offers alternative learning opportunities to graduating students towards the end of their senior year.

“It is a culminating event for seniors, like Class Night, the prom and then graduation,” said teacher Lisa Scherer. “This year an extrodinary number of seniors volunteered - the most in years - and they represented all groups of students.”

A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Camp Sunrise, a day camp dedicated to children with cancer and their siblings, free of charge.