Teen celebrates Syosset schools victory

Joshua Lafazan, 18, who won a seat on

Joshua Lafazan, 18, who won a seat on the Syosset Board of Education on Tuesday night, talks about the surreal experience of being the youngest elected official in New York state. Videojournalist: Chris Ware (May 16, 2012) (May 16, 2012 5:51 PM)

Minutes after being questioned on Fox Business News about his election to the Syosset Board of Education and his upcoming high school prom, Joshua Lafazan faced his first political decision Wednesday.

Whether to skip school and stay in Manhattan for lunch with his parents, or race back for his Advanced Placement U.S. government class.

"Let's try and maintain some sense of normalcy,"...

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