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History Club Goes National

  • Hearty congratulations go to the Sayville High School History Club and its members for their membership into the National History Club, and a very special "thank you" goes to Vice-President, Susan Mangaluz, who prepared the club's application and wrote the required essay describing the club's goals and activities. Fellow officers: Dan Hunt, Sabrina Mayrose, Nicole DelGuardio, and Anna Mizzi shared in the good news that was announced recently.

    The Sayville's History Club members have been very active for many years with community-service and volunteer programs, informational field trips to both local and national historic sites, and school-spirit activities. This past winter, the Club earned special recognition and a plaque from the Veterans of Foreign Wars.The VFW awarded both the History Club (moderators Susan Hart and Michael Pace) and the Sayville High School Student Government (moderator Mike Huggins) for regularly visiting the Veteran’s Hospitals in Northport and Stony Brook.

    As a member of the National History Club, Sayville's History Club joins 12,000 students in 43 states.  Sayville History Club members are also eligible for acceptance into the National History Club Honor Society. This will be determined on member participation and GPA their social studies classes.

     (from their website) What does the National History Club do?

    The National History Club Inc. (NHC) inspires students and teachers to start history club chapters at high schools, middle schools, and within other student and community programs. Members of local history club chapters participate in local and national programs, and create their own projects and activities. The NHC also provides chapters with resources and services that will help them increase the activity and impact of their history club. To date, the NHC has founded history club chapters at high schools and middle schools in 43 states, and there are over 12,000 student members. 

    The National History Club was founded in 2002 by The Concord Review Inc. (TCR), which publishes the only scholarly review of history essays written by secondary students.