School spirit was alive and well in the halls of Christian Brothers Academy Sept. 23-28.
In celebration of the school’s annual Homecoming weekend, students and faculty participated in Spirit Week. Spirit Week was a time for students to have fun and show their CBA pride. A specific theme highlighted each day. Monday was “dress down” day at the school as students were able to shed their mandatory dress code clothes for jeans and shorts. Students dressed in outlandish attire on “Tacky Tuesday.” “Western Wednesday” saw many of the students dressed in flannel shirts and cowboy hats. Students sported garb from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s on “Throwback Thursday.” And Friday was Purple and Gold Day.
A pep rally was held for the student body on Friday afternoon Homecoming festivities continued on Friday night prior to the CBA-West Genesee game as the Alumni Association hosted a potluck tailgate.
The Brothers went on to defeat the Wildcats, 41-7. Seniors Andrew Romagnoli and J.R. Zazzara were named the Alumni Association’s Defensive and Offensive Players of the game. Romagnoli ran an interception back for a touchdown and recovered a fumble to set up a CBA score. Zazzara completed 4-of-8 passes for 84 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 58 yards on nine carries.
Seniors Andrew Romagnoli (24) and J.R. Zazzara (5) were named the CBA Alumni Association’s Defensive and Offensive Players of the game in CBA’s 41-7 Homecoming victory over West Genesee on Friday, Sept. 27. Pictured with the players are: Paul Mullin ’76, Nick Aboud ’90, Carl Thomas ’91, Mike Vavonese ’76 and Dr. John D’Addario ’67.
Dressing up for “Throwback Thursday” during CBA Spirit Week included front row (l-r): Bridget Kane, Sloane Nicoletti-Watson, Mickey Pirro and Samantha Burnett. Back row: Margaret Engle, Sam Polehemus, James Lynch, Mitchell Taylor and Alexandra Fess.
CBA’s Annual Open House-Oct. 27, 2013-1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
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