It was a perfect day for a homecoming parade – blue skies and sunshine, moderate temperatures and lots of smiles.
Riverhead High School students, teachers and administrators were escorted by city officials, local fire departments and police and children of all ages for the march down Main Street and then to McKillop Field for the big home game against Central Islip.
The Blue Waves won their home game 22:12.
The class of 2022 won the homecoming car competition – the theme was board games – with their car “Candy Land”, which scored 95 points in the evaluation and brought the “Seniors Candy Squad” a prize of 275 US dollars.
The juniors, whose car was a colorful âMonopolyâ tableau, followed in second place. The efforts of the Class of 2023 earned them 94 points and a price of $ 200.
The second class car, a clever take on the game âClue,â starring Sean O’Hara, Rector of Riverhead High School as Col. Mustard, took third place with 93 points. They won an award of $ 125 for their efforts.
The class of 2025, this year’s newcomers, took fourth place with their Battleship float and won $ 100.
RiverheadLOCAL photos by Denise Civiletti and Alek Lewis
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