About two dozen graduates from the school’s first graduating class attended along with nearly a hundred graduates throughout the school’s 40-year history.
Cardozo opened its doors in 1968, the same year Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King were assassinated and Republican presidential candidate Richard Nixon defeated Democrat Hubert Humphrey.
Cardozo has a reputation of being one of the top high schools in the city and was voted as one of the top 100 high schools in the country by Newsweek. Its alumni include former CIA Director George Tenet, Mets radio announcer Howie Rose and porn star Ron Jeremy.
Cardozo celebrates 40 years in Bayside