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Homecoming queen Mariah Tavares, 17, and king Cho (Credit: Jordan Gibbons)

Homecoming queen Mariah Tavares, 17, and king Cho Connor, 17, rode in a horse-drawn carriage during Copiague High School's homecoming parade. (Oct. 19, 2013)

Copiague High School homecoming

Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School named its announcer's booth after Mike Cesare, who has been the announcer for 50 years, at halftime of the school's homecoming game.

Eric Sattler, 15, and Ashley Tejada, 15, hulked
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Eric Sattler, 15, and Ashley Tejada, 15, hulked up for the sophomore's hulk-themed float during the Copiague homecoming parade on Saturday. (Oct. 19, 2013)

Ivette Ruiz, 46, and her daughter, Alyson, 10,
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Ivette Ruiz, 46, and her daughter, Alyson, 10, a student of Susan E. Wiley Elementary in Copiague wait for the Copiague Homecoming parade to pass Saturday morning. #lihomecoming

Justin Henry, 10, Angela Henry, 37, Tatiana Henry,
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Justin Henry, 10, Angela Henry, 37, Tatiana Henry, 11, Samantha Sattler, 12 and Heather Sattler, 37, of Copiague brought out their pom poms to show their school spirit for the Copiague Homecoming parade. #lihomecoming #CopiagueHS

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The Copiague Steppers performed their routine during the
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The Copiague Steppers performed their routine during the homecoming parade at Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School on Saturday. (Oct. 19, 2013)

Kevin Roberts and Grace Cirola, both 16, were
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Kevin Roberts and Grace Cirola, both 16, were the king and queen for the junior class during the Copiague homecoming parade on Saturday. (Oct. 19, 2013)

The Copiague High School marching band performed during
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The Copiague High School marching band performed during the school's homecoming parade on Saturday. (Oct. 19, 2013)

It was a day of celebration for the
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It was a day of celebration for the Cesare family as a sign honoring longtime game announcer Mike Cesare, center, was unveiled. With Cesare, from left, are Melody Cesare, Joe Cesare, director of school physical education and athletics Peter Cesare, and Copiague school district Superintendent Charles Leunig. (Oct. 19, 2013)

DeAndre Harris, 14 and Mackenzie Boyle, 15, were
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DeAndre Harris, 14 and Mackenzie Boyle, 15, were the king and queen for the sophomore class during Copiague's homecoming celebration on Saturday. (Oct. 19, 2013)

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Franklin Tejada, 14 and Brionna Silva, 13, were
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Franklin Tejada, 14 and Brionna Silva, 13, were the freshmen king and queen at Copiague's homecoming parade on Saturday. (Oct. 19, 2013)

Jenna Langan, 14 and Victoria Kammer, 15, are
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Jenna Langan, 14 and Victoria Kammer, 15, are two of the Copiague cheerleaders supporting Breast Cancer Awareness with pink bows at the Copiague homecoming celebration. #lihomecoming #copiaguehs

Homecoming queen Mariah Tavares, 17, and king Cho
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Homecoming queen Mariah Tavares, 17, and king Cho Connor, 17, rode in a horse-drawn carriage during Copiague High School's homecoming parade. (Oct. 19, 2013)

Tyler O'Brien, #Copiague's senior quarterback warms up before
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Tyler O'Brien, #Copiague's senior quarterback warms up before his team's homecoming game against Newfield. #lihomecoming #copiaguehs #newsdayhs

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