Robyn Francis, a junior on the Francis Lewis girls basketball and outdoor track teams, maintains a high scholastic average and dreams of being an accountant.
Francis Lewis High School
Francis Lewis outlasted a late half surge by South Shore to win the city title, its first in school history.
Australia came to Queens to play basketball, only to be blasted off the court by the Francis Lewis boys’ varsity team.
Sophomore point guard Jaheam Cornwall is leading the Francis Lewis Patriots with 20 points per game and leads the Queens A West conference in scoring.
Seven of the city’s top science and math teachers, including three from Queens, know the formula for success in the classroom. They accepted Sloan Awards for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics this week for using creative methods to inspire students to make the grade and pursue careers in their field. For Thomas Sangiorgi, a [...]
Queens high school students looking to serve their country will have to make do without a planned information forum that could have been critical to their military future. Recruiters from five of the nation’s top military academies were set to meet the borough’s prospective cadets until the government shutdown trickled down and caused its cancellation. [...]
Hundreds gathered in spite of wind and rain to honor a 20-year-old Flushing man killed in a motorcycle crash last week. “This was one of my best friends,” said Niaz Aziz. “He was like a brother to me.” Kiyanoush Asif died June 12 when he crashed his 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle into an oncoming 2011 Honda [...]
The country’s largest Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) program will send two more cadets to West Point. Aaron Lin, 19, and Brian Nepogoda, 17, have been accepted to the U.S. Military Academy. The JROTC program at their high school, Francis Lewis, has sent more than 20 cadets to West Point since 2003. Five of [...]
A Queens drill team left high and dry in September has taken back the national title. Francis Lewis High School’s unarmed team earned an almost perfect score May 6 at the 31st annual National High School Drill Team Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida. “It brings tears to my eyes thinking back to how hard they [...]
Wrestler William “Spartan” Ferrara never thought he would have a chance to slam down in a ring in his neighborhood. So the Middle Village resident immediately agreed to join former stars and entertain local fans on June 9, when independent wrestling organization Showcase Championship Wrestling (SCW) comes to St. Margaret’s Catholic School – in walking [...]