Friday, 05 April 2013 00:00
Students from Alfred G. Berner Middle School and Massapequa High School competed against 500 students in the Long Island History Day competition at Hofstra University and brought home three top honors. Berner Middle School student Shannon Brust won third place for her paper “Walt Disney Company”, qualifying her to compete in the state competition on April 29 in Cooperstown. Her teammate, Delaney Batik, won the School Achievement Award for her paper “Miranda v Arizona: A Turning Point in the Rights of the Accused” and Massapequa High School student Luciana Tangari won the School Achievement Award for her exhibit “Emancipation Proclamation”.
Other students who competed were high school students Mackenzie Buckley and James Yahner and middle school students Peter Toutoulis, Ruchy Aggarwal, Christopher Haskell, Chloe Harrell, Angelica Radomski, Natalie Murphy, Elizabeth Murphy, Jake Pulis, Daniella Snyder, Joanna Siemion and Ryan Larkin.