Teen celebrates Syosset schools victory

Joshua Lafazan, 18, of Syosset, stands with his

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Joshua Lafazan, 18, of Syosset, stands with his parents Jeffrey and Sandy in Manhattan the morning after he was awarded the title of Board of Education Trustee Elect for his hometown. (May. 16, 2012) (Credit: Nancy Borowick)

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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