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Once again we were blessed with having the talented photographer Vincent Tullo (www.vincenttullo.com) photograph our prom. He has a special way of capturing the event and the personalities of our students. Mr. Tullo's is such a perceptive artist and we are always grateful for his support. You can read more about the prom at the excellent NYTimes.com article titled "Prom Season Is Almost Over".

Jayden posing in his red vest outside Wood Russ
Jayden smiling at the camera
Anthony posing in sharp suit holding his cane.
How did Anthony Dones, 16, want to look? “ I mean, handsome of course.”CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times
Close up portrait shot of Anthony
Kevin sitting in the viewing stands outside Ackerly
Kevin looking at camera
Cameron Dotzler Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
Cameron Dotzler smiling
Steven King leaning on a large rock
Steven King, “with a ‘v,’ not a ‘ph,’” he said.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times
Messiah Galindez said that he’s “not a big suit-and-tie person.”
Messiah Galindez smiling at camera
Messiah Galindez
Ramil Hirsawa
Ramil Hirsawa posing for a portrait on the campus of the New York Institute for Special Education before the prom on Thursday, June 6.
Ramil Hirsawa laughing
Nathalie Wood laughing
“Some people, they probably find love at their prom,” said Nathalie Wood.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times
Dejanae Greaves. Her date for the evening was Christopher Murphy.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times
Messiah Galindez said that he’s “not a big suit-and-tie person.”Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
“I’m really creative so I’d like to get a job at the new Legoland,” said Christopher Murphy.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
Next year, Cecilia Morales will attend the New York City College of Technology. She plans to study computer science.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
Manuel Puma and his date, Mirsan Ramirez.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
The crown for prom queen awaits.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
Iliana Mejia and her date, Jayden Higgs. “Last year we got together two days before prom but then he didn’t have a ticket,” she said.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times
“There’s this sort of magic about the prom,” said Moises Mercedes.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
The D.J. played songs by City Girls, Migos and 6ix9ine.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times
Iliana and Jayden.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
Kevin Figueroa will be attending the School of Visual Arts with a scholarship. He hopes to become a filmmaker.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times
Cecilia, a graduating senior, was crowned queen.Credit Vincent Tullo for The New York Times