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Go Big or Go Home: Somers High School Fashion Show a Success


SOMERS, N.Y. - The Somers High School PTSA Class of 2016 Parent Committee hosted the annual Senior Fashion Show last Friday.

Volunteers from the senior class strutted down the stage in the latest formal wear, sportswear and casual attire donated by participating vendors in the area. The night was emceed by Principal Mark Bayer, Wesley Cash and Robin Levy, who offered personal insights and anecdotes for each model while they showed off their looks. The Somers High School Dance Team treated the audience to an energetic mid-show performance.

The community’s generosity was also evident in the 32 donated raffle baskets and the ads purchased in the event’s program.

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Jeannine Chrysogelos, who took on several roles for the event, including hair and make-up coordinator, said the time and efforts of Salon Amore, Fresh Organic, BOCES cosmetology and Balloons by Brian were also appreciated.

“Everyone went out of their way and everything looks incredible,” she said.

Fashion Show Co-Chair Pam Adams said the event raised about $4,000 and the proceeds go directly to off-set expenses for senior year events sponsored by the Senior Class Parent Committee.

If you missed the event but would like to make a contribution to the Class of 2016, you can send a check made payable to: Somers High School PTSA Class of 2016, 10 Cale Road, Amawalk, NY 10501.

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