450 Contenders, Families In County For History Day


 450 Contenders, Families

In County For History Day

Ethan Na, an eighth-grader from Jericho, L..I.,and mom Kim check the tally board outside The Farmers’ Museum’s Louis Jones Center a few minutes ago to see how his project, exploring the Flu Pandemic of 1919, is faring in competition.  He was one of 450 students from around the state in Cooperstown today for New York History Day, where projects are judged by 100 historians to determine the best of the best.  The awards ceremony is at 5 p.m. today in Cooperstown High School’s Sterling Auditorium; with judging about to end, exhibits are also open to the public.  Inset, Fenimore Membership Director Kate Morgan, right, was assisted by Gretchen Keister in handing out T-shirts to participants. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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