Ocean City Rallies to Support Its High School Surfing Team

first_imgMore than 200 people came out Saturday night to support the Ocean City High School surfing team at an annual scholarship fundraiser.Three went home with new boards:Local surfer Steve Mullen won a wooden longboard crafted by Ocean City surfer and carpenter Mike Lukens.Ocean City Intermediate School sixth-grader Brynn Bowman won a shortboard shaped by the local Heritage surf shop.Ocean City firefighter Wyatt Clevenger won an Al Merrick board donated by Ocean City’s Surfers Supplies.Local businesses supplied more than 50 prizes to the event, which was held at the Ocean City Yacht Club and included a buffet, music and dancing. Ocean City Beach Patrol training officer Mark Jamison won a cruiser bike from Tuckahoe Bikes, and Sean Riley won a wetsuit from Seventh Street Surf Shop.Ocean City High School has won 23 of the past 25 National Scholastic Surfing Association Northeast Championship titles,  and all proceeds from the event go toward scholarships for senior surf team members who are bound for college or the military.__________Sign up for OCNJ Daily’s free newsletter“Like” us on Facebooklast_img read more