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Westbury High School celebrates homecoming

The Westbury High School cheerleaders show their Green

The Westbury High School cheerleaders show their Green Dragon pride in their homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013) Photo Credit: Chelsea Katz

Westbury high school celebrated homecoming with several events on Oct. 26.

The late Dr. J. Alfred
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The late Dr. J. Alfred "Al" Cannon was honored by Westbury High School as its first "Alumni of Distinction" inductee on Saturday before the annual homecoming parade. From left, superintendent Dr. Mary Lagnato, Kenneth Jones, Village Trustee Beaumont Jefferson, Deputy Mayor Joan Boes, Ann Sweat (Dr. Cannon's sister), Westbury Mayor Peter Cavallaro, Assemblyman Michael Montesano and Village Trustee Steve Corte. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Westbury High School seniors enjoy breakfast at the
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Westbury High School seniors enjoy breakfast at the school before taking a "Star Wars"-themed ride in the school's homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Mike and Sully made an appearance at #Westbury's
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Mike and Sully made an appearance at #Westbury's #LIHomecoming parade. #NewsdayHS

Westbury High School homecoming queen Soraya Chevalier, 17,
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Westbury High School homecoming queen Soraya Chevalier, 17, and king Kobe Gyau-Boateng, 17, were crowned as part of the homecoming festivities. (Oct. 26, 2013)

The Westbury High School marching band plays through
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The Westbury High School marching band plays through the streets of downtown Westbury at the school's annual homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

The Westbury High School ROTC chants as members
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The Westbury High School ROTC chants as members walk through the streets at the school's annual homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Storm troopers, Darth Maul and Princesses Leia and
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Storm troopers, Darth Maul and Princesses Leia and Amidala were all present as Westbury High School's senior class represented "Star Wars" in their sci-fi-themed homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

The Westbury High School cheerleaders show their Green
Photo Credit: Chelsea Katz

The Westbury High School cheerleaders show their Green Dragon pride in their homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

.#Westbury seniors show some #StarWars love before their
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.#Westbury seniors show some #StarWars love before their #LIHomecoming sci-fi parade.

It might not have been the
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It might not have been the "Starship Enterprise," but Westbury High School junior class "Star Trek" enthusiasts made their way through their sci-fi-themed homecoming parade. (Oct. 26, 2013)

Camera phones were capturing the moment as Ann
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Camera phones were capturing the moment as Ann Sweat revealed the plaque of her brother, Dr. J. Alfred Cannon, as the first inductee of the Westbury High School "Alumni of Distinction." (Oct. 26, 2013)

Village officials in front of Dr. J. Alfred
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Village officials in front of Dr. J. Alfred Cannon's plaque at Westbury High School. Cannon was the first inductee of the school's "Wall of Distinction." (Oct. 26, 2013)

Ann Sweat, 84, talks of her brother, J.
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Ann Sweat, 84, talks of her brother, J. Alfred Cannon, who was Westbury High School's first "Alumni of Distinction" inductee. (Oct. 26, 2013)

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"He loved #Westbury more than anything in the world," said Ann Sweat of her brother Al Cannon. #LIHomecoming

At #Westbury #HighSchool covering their first #Alumni of
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At #Westbury #HighSchool covering their first #Alumni of #Distinction program. #LIHomecoming.

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