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Central Islip High School homecoming parade

Faith Shepherd, 17, is this year's homecoming king

Faith Shepherd, 17, is this year's homecoming king at Central Islip Senior High School. Shepherd said she is a lesbian and ran for homecoming king to make a statement about gender roles in society. (Oct. 12, 2013) Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip High School students marched in a parade to celebrate the school's annual homecoming football game. Students from each grade created a float and a royal court was named.

The Cenral Islip Board of Education will continue
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

The Cenral Islip Board of Education will continue discussions tonight about adopting a homecoming king and queen selection policy after a female student -- Faith Shepherd, 17, left, -- was elected king in October. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Faith Shepherd, 17, is this year's homecoming king
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Faith Shepherd, 17, is this year's homecoming king at Central Islip Senior High School. Shepherd said she is a lesbian and ran for homecoming king to make a statement about gender roles in society. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Central Islip Senior High School juniors Philip Cepeda,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip Senior High School juniors Philip Cepeda, 17, and Falilatu Salau, 16, are named prince and princess at Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

The Central Islip Senior High School juniors' Hercules
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

The Central Islip Senior High School juniors' Hercules float rolls along at the Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Central Islip Senior High School freshman Anthony Morales,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip Senior High School freshman Anthony Morales, 14, dresses as Poseidon for his greek mythology float at the Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Central Islip Senior High School sophomores Alan Tobar,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip Senior High School sophomores Alan Tobar, 15, and Sheila Banos, 15, dress as King Midas and his daughter at the homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

The Central Islip Senior High School marching band
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

The Central Islip Senior High School marching band performs at Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

The Central Islip Senior High School marching band
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

The Central Islip Senior High School marching band performs at the homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Central Islip High Senior School freshmen Adrian McDaniel,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip High Senior School freshmen Adrian McDaniel, 14, and Kiana Burns, 14, are named lord and lady at the Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Central Islip Senior High School sophomores Jailine Molina,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip Senior High School sophomores Jailine Molina, 15, and Jonathan Torres, 15, are named duke and duchess at the Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

Central Islip Senior High School senior Josh Herrera,
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Central Islip Senior High School senior Josh Herrera, 17, dresses as a sinner on the Hades float at the Central Islip Senior High School homecoming parade. (Oct. 12, 2013)

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