Anthony Lombardi retired on Friday after 17 years as head of the school
Students of PS 49 in Middle Village unfurl a large banner declaring their love for retiring principal Anthony Lombardi during the school’s extravagant goodbye ceremony on Friday. Lombardi stepped down after 17 years as principal.
Anthony Lombardi speaks to the crowd of students and teachers during his retirement ceremony on Friday afternoon.
Emotional children swarm Lombardi at the conclusion of his retirement event at PS 49 on Friday.
Two students tear up as they sing “New York, New York” along with the entire student body during Lombardi’s ceremony.