May 1, 2023 - Superintendent Shafer Congratulates Eastside Track Teams On Penn Relays Victories

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Boys take first place in 4x400, Girls win 4x100 sectional

PATERSON – Superintendent of Schools Eileen Shafer today congratulated members of the Eastside High School’s Boys and Girls track teams who competed in the Penn Relays last week.

“I want to commend all of our student-athletes from Eastside High School who competed in the Penn Relays last week,” said Superintendent of Schools Eileen F. Shafer. “It takes stamina and teamwork to achieve the strong results that they did, and we are very proud of the way they represented Eastside High School and Paterson Public Schools. I want to thank Eddie Hamilton, head coach of the Boys Track Team, and Chamekea Davis, head coach of the Girls Track Team, for bringing out the best in our student-athletes.”

Winning the Boys 4x400 were:

  • Samar Harrison, senior
  • Jayden McKenzie, junior
  • Joemar Hiciano, sophomore
  • Elijah Carroll, senior

Winning their section in the Boys 4x100 were:

  • Jamar Robinson, sophomore
  • Jaden McKenzie, junior
  • Samar Harrison, senior
  • Elijah Carroll, senior

Winning their section in the Girls 4x100 were:

  • Tam’ra Smith, junior
  • Sasha-Kay Bonfield, sophomore
  • Paris Higgs, senior
  • Nyasia Pauldo, sophomore

Five males pose for a portrait with a stadium in the background.

Eastside Boys Track Head Coach Eddie Hamilton and his winning team.