Commack School District to Construct 9-11 Memorial

Memorial will include a piece of steel from the World Trade Center buildings.

The Commack School District is in the process of constructing a Sept. 11 memorial at , which will include a piece of steel from the fallen World Trade center buildings.

The memorial will honor the victims and heroes of 9-11, and will be located in the Heroes Memorial Field at the High School.

Pavers are currently being sold to build a walkway around the memorial. They will be engraved with the names of residents and local non-profits. For every stone purchased, $20 will be donated to the FealGood Foundation and the Twin Towers Orphan Fund. [To order, see attached PDF]

The Commack School District has received a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, and is in the process of constructing a 9-11 Memorial on the grounds of Commack High School.

The names of Commack residents and alumni who perished in the attacks will be engraved on the memorial. While the district currently has the names of four victims, they are searching for any individuals they might not be aware of. If you know someone who should be included in the memorial, contact Debbie Virga or Matthew Keltos

The dedication of the memorial will take place on Sept. 11, 2012 during the district's.

chefcristo January 23, 2012 at 12:34 AM
who do we contact to purchase a paver for commack's 9/11 memorial and what will the cost per paver be?
Kaitlyn Piccoli January 23, 2012 at 03:31 AM
According to the order form, the pavers cost $50 each. To purchase a paver, fill out the form (attached above as a PDF) and mail it with a check to: Ms. Debbie Virga Burr Intermediate School, Burr Road Commack, NY 11725 If you have any other questions, feel free to call Debbie Virga at (631) 858-3672
chefcristo January 24, 2012 at 12:56 PM
this is an appropriate and beautiful tribute to our fallen heroes and their families. i hope enough notification will be given to bring out all commack residents to witness the official dedication of the edifice to our freedom!


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