Pair Receive Activist Award at LI History Day Competition

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Thirty students from Copiague Middle School recently participated in the Long Island History Day Competition at Hofstra University. The students are all enrolled in Stephen Cooney’s honors eighth grade social studies classes. 

Copiague Middle School students Kaylie Rodriguez and Tamia Roberts were recognized with the Michael D’Innocenzo Citizen Activist Award for their documentary “Women in a Man’s World.” The award is sponsored by the Hofstra Center for Civic Engagement.

Middle and high school students from across Long Island participate in the annual competition. The theme this year was “Triumph and Tragedy” and students can choose to work on a documentary, website, research paper, performance or an exhibit.