The Town of Grand Island and Grand Island Central School District will recognize Paralympics Gold Medal winner Alexi Salamone.


The Grand Island Town Board will present a proclamation and the School Board will present a certificate to Grand Islandís 1st Gold Medal winner this evening. The presentation will take place as part of a program recognizing the Schoolís Scholar Athletes. The program starts at 6:45pm in the Grand Island High School , 1100 Ransom Rd. , Grand Island .


Alexi scored a total of 4 goals and 4 assists during the 2010 Paralympics Games in Vancouver, British Columbia . 1 goal and 1 assist occurred during the Gold Medal game against Japan .


Alexi also played in the 2006 Paralympics Games in Torino, Italy . In the 2006 games he scored a short-handed, break-away goal which helped the United States team win a Bronze Medal.