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Academy Students Collect More than $2,500 for Breast Cancer Research

Barbering students at Bixhorn Tech recently raised $2,591 during a collaborative fundraiser with other school programs to benefit breast cancer research by making barbershop and salon services available to students for a small donation. Here, Jonathan Cardenas, Patchogue-Medford UFSD, gives a participant a haircut. Also available were glitter tattoos, manicures, hairstyling and more.

The Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology, referred to as the Academy, is the Career and Technical Education Program of Eastern Suffolk BOCES and has locations in Bellport, Oakdale and Riverhead. Bixhorn Tech is located on the Bellport campus.

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