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Cheerleaders perform in the homecoming parade for MacArthur (Credit: Ann Luk)

Cheerleaders perform in the homecoming parade for MacArthur High School in Levittown. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School homecoming

Students from MacArthur High School, in Levittown, took part in a parade before the homecoming game on Oct. 26, during which the homecoming king and queen were crowned. The parade featured the school's first grand marshal, student Brendan Gallagher, who is autistic and a loyal fan of the football team.

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan Gallagher, runs back to the sidelines with the football team after the coin toss. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School clubs walk in the homecoming
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School clubs walk in the homecoming parade with decorated banners. The Amnesty International club displays a mask depicting a map of the world. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School's marching band marches off the
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School's marching band marches off the field after playing the national anthem. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan Gallagher, led the homecoming parade. Gallagher, who is autistic, was surrounded by friends from the football team. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School's Lady Generals varsity volleball team
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MacArthur High School's Lady Generals varsity volleball team sits in a truck during the homecoming parade in Levittown. (Oct. 26, 2013)

John Lewis, 17, receives the title of homecoming
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John Lewis, 17, receives the title of homecoming king at MacArthur High School in Levittown before the homecoming game. (Oct. 26, 2013)

John Lewis, 17, and Rachel Walsh, 17, are
(Credit: Ann Luk)

John Lewis, 17, and Rachel Walsh, 17, are crowned homecoming king and queen of MacArthur High School before the homecoming game. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School's Lady Generals varsity volleball team
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MacArthur High School's Lady Generals varsity volleball team sits in a truck during the homecoming parade in Levittown. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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Cheerleaders perform during halftime of the MacArthur High
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Cheerleaders perform during halftime of the MacArthur High School homecoming game. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School clubs display banners during the
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School clubs display banners during the homecoming parade in Levittown. This year, "Les Miserables" will be performed by students for the school musical. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Cheerleaders perform in the homecoming parade for MacArthur
(Credit: Ann Luk)

Cheerleaders perform in the homecoming parade for MacArthur High School in Levittown. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan Gallagher, sports a top hat and sash during the homecoming game. His father, Joe Gallagher (center), 47, laughs with community members. (Oct. 26, 2013).

MacArthur High School's varsity football players and cheerleaders
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MacArthur High School's varsity football players and cheerleaders line up to be honored by the school during homecoming and to take pictures with their parents. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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MacArthur High School alumni, students, faculty and parents
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School alumni, students, faculty and parents cheer for the Generals at the homecoming game in Levittown. The Generals won against the Elmont Memorial Spartans. (Oct. 26, 2013)

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan
(Credit: Ann Luk)

MacArthur High School's first grand marshal, 19-year-old Brendan Gallagher, waves to the crowd from the lead car during the homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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