Remembering Mr. Costa

1953 – 2021

Students remember Mr. Costa from days at East Lyme Middle School

David Antone Costa passed away May 28 earlier this year at the age of 68. Mr. Costa was a beloved East Lyme Middle School guidance counselor for more than 39 dedicated years.

He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his master’s degree from Boston University. Mr. Costa was and still is known for his caring tendencies and attentiveness for each student he interacted with. He had a passion for music advocacy and played the guitar for a great deal of his life. His kind and gentle manner makes him a memorable figure for all students he helped, including many of our own at ELHS.