Remembering and Reflecting at RPHS

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In recognition of the 14th anniversary of 9/11, Rocky Point High School hosted a memorial ceremony for students and staff.

During the event, local veterans and volunteers who served the country on that fateful day spoke with those in attendance about the importance of remembering. Attendees included veteran Kevin Lyle, Commander of Post 6249 Rocky Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Joe Cognitore, FDNY firefighter Al Schwartz, NYC Police Department Emergency Services Lieutenant Owen McCafferty and 9/11 survivor Chris Hardej, who was on the 78th floor of the World Trade Center’s North Tower on 9/11.