Students Competing with History

  • Sayville Students Competing with History

    Competition always makes things more exciting. What better way to excite ninth- and tenth-grade Social Studies students about their research projects which promote college readiness than to have them enter their in-depth research into a competition?

    For the first time, Sayville High School Social Studies students competed in the National History Day Research Competition at Hofstra University with schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk. This year’s History Day theme was "Rights and Responsibilities." From the nine Sayville students selected to represent Sayville High School at the regional competition in March at Hofstra University, three earned "Student Achievement Awards" for their projects on the Holocaust and the Nuremberg Trials.

    “A special congratulations to Christine Guinessey, Katie Ross and Emily Sneddon for earning the Student Achievement Award,” said Social Studies teacher Mrs.Susan Hart adding.  “I was extremely proud of all these dedicated students including Travis Brown, Sean Caraher, Jared Bergen, Joe O'Leary, Elias Kalomiris, and Jack Novack, and especially look forward to working with them again next year.”