Generals Charge To Victory At Spirited Homecoming Celebration
Hundreds of spectators joined the sensation that is Generals nation for the annual homecoming football game on Oct. 21 at MacArthur High School in the Levittown School District. They saw a well-played game that culminated with a 24-19 victory over the Mepham Pirates in the Conference II matchup.
Pre-game festivities were held in the gymnasium, which began with the marching band playing the National Anthem. This year's grand marshals were Ryan Causeman, James Politi, Anthony Sepulveda and Gurbinder Singh. For the senior day celebration, 12th graders from the band, cheerleading squad, color guard, football team and MacEttes kickline were introduced along their parents.
This year's homecoming court featured 11 seniors, including Tarek Abraham, Anastasia Angelakis, Ralph Boccio, Tyler Bonsignore, Olivia DeMarco, Ryan Fitzgerald, Frank Hespe, Dylan LaBonte, Nicole Stueckenschneider, Meghan Wetzel and Annalisa Zambrano. Tyler and Anastasia were crowned the king and queen.
At the field, the bleachers began to fill up and the Generals were cheered as they stormed onto the field through a giant "M" banner. Halftime festivities included performances by the MacEttes and the MacArthur varsity, junior varsity and Salk Middle School cheerleaders. The marching band entertained the crowd with its 2023 show, "Come Out and Play," joined by the color guard and kickline team each for one song.