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Hauppauge Students Win Awards at LI History Day

Hauppauge Students Win Awards at LI History Day Hauppauge Students Win Awards at LI History Day

More than 60 Hauppauge middle and high school students were among the 540 total students Islandwide who participated in Long Island History Day competition at Hofstra University in March. The students competed in a variety of categories, including: Historical Paper, Group and Individual Exhibit, Group and Individual Documentary, Group and Individual Website and Group Performance.

 

Hauppauge’s award recipients in the Long Island History Day competition were:

 

Junior Division – Middle School

Lauren Romito placed first in the Long Island History Fair for her historical paper titled: The Influence of Title IX on Women’s Athletics. Romito will continue on to the New York State History Competition that will be held in Cooperstown, NY on April 28, 2014.

Danny Claps won a special award, sponsored by the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society, for his entry on Conservation, Preservation, Restoration or Entry Tied to a Historic Site for his website titled: Preserving National Parks.

            Erin Fan won Best in School for her historical paper titled: The Meiji Constitution: Defining Rights and Responsibilities in Japan

 

Senior Division - High School

Elise Zhao won third place for her individual website titled: China’s One Child Policy.

Sharon Dang, Jessica Cuzzi and Kriya Patel placed third for their group website titled: United States Responsibility in the Khmer Rouge Genocide.

Reah Vasilakopoulos won a special award for an entry on Peacemaker or Practitioner of Non-Violence, sponsored by Hofstra’s Long Island Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives, for her historical paper titled Apartheid: Diminishing the Rights of Black South Africans.

            Liz Littos won Best in School for her individual exhibit titled: Too Young to Wed – Child Brides in Yemen.

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