Please join the community to honor the memory of Timmy, Tommy, John, Rob, Michael and all those who tragically perished on September 11, 2001.

The annual candle lighting will be on September 11th at 6:45 P.M. (arrive early please)

Rain or Shine – Keily Drive entrance open; parking in HS parking lot available.

Service Commitment Pledges will be acknowledged.

RSVP & Questions – Contact Lynda at


The Seaford HS 9/11 Memorial Committee is proud to announce this year’s annual Patriot Award dinner will be held on MONDAY, June 26, 2023 at 6PM at the Crest Hollow Country Club. This year the committee will be honoring Nick Bilotta, Joseph M. Mottola (SHS ’81) and Elaine S. Tamsen along with five graduating Seaford High School students who exemplify service, character, and commitment. For tickets, please contact Lucille Sliwak Ficara at

Tickets are $100 each.  Proceeds go towards the Patriot Award Scholarship Fund, ongoing 9/11 Memorial maintenance and the annual Candle Lighting Ceremony held each year on September 11th.

For ticket information or to place an advertisement (business or congratulatory) in this year’s Annual Patriot Award Dinner commemorative journal, please contact Lynda at

Donations and Payments:  Please send checks/credit card information to:

9/11 SHS Memorial Fund, PO Box 2425, Seaford NY 11783.

VENMO for donations and payments: We now accept VENMO as payment for the dinner, journal ads and donations.  Please do NOT press the DONATION button.

 VENMO accepted at: SHS Memorial Fund @ SHS_911_MemorialFund; and please follow up with an email with questions or regarding payment for dinner tickets and/or journal ad payment to Lynda at



Om June 28, 2022, three 2022 Honorary Patriots were honored. The committee honored Scott A. Bersin, Sean A. Rhatigan (SHS class of ’91) and John A. Striffolino. Five graduating seniors received the Patriot Award for their service, character and commitment.  They were Alexandra Leggio, Annarose Romanelli, Brooke Surace, Parker Surace, Bryant Wong and Ryan Haskell.


Important Meetings & Information

  • Committee meetings are at 6:30 PM on ZOOM (since March 2020), email invitations will be sent by Lynda during the week prior to each meeting.
  • 2022-2023 Meetings : Oct. 13, Nov. 9, Dec. 7, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 1, Apr. 4, May 11, June 7, June 22, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 7
  • Patriot Award Dinner: Monday, June 26, 2023 at 6 PM at the Crest Hollow Country Club
    • Installation of new bricks: will be done before Sept. 11th, contact for further information
    • Candle Lighting Ceremony: Monday, Sept. 11th at 6:45 PM

Patriot Award Dinner 2022

The 2022 annual SHS 9/11 Patriot Award Dinner was held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
The dinner will be hosted at the Crest Hollow Country Club.
Tickets are $100 per person. Proceeds go towards the Patriot Award scholarship fund, ongoing memorial maintenance and continuation of the annual candle lighting ceremony. 


9/11 Candle Lighting Ceremony

The annual candle lighting ceremony is always held on September 11th in front of the memorial at Seaford High School and is attended by over 1,500 people.  Please join us.