Eighteen students from Holy Family School advanced to the Ohio State Competition after competing March 29, at Youngstown State University's annual History Day.
The focus this year was on researching the Rights and Responsibilities surrounding an historical event. Thirty-two students from the school participated.
Students qualifying for state competition were sixth graders Michael Scavina, Matthew Brennan, Theodore Ovaska, Ashley Angiolelli, Elise Armile, Quinn Barton, Isabella Beato, Mya Blanco, Margaret Faur, Braiden Forsyth, Gina Mondora, Audra Pesko and Caitlin Perry. Seventh graders advancing were Stephen Babik, Aidan McDanel and Angelina Sabatino. Eighth grade qualifiers were Michelle Hanna and Laura Pesko. Additional participants at the YSU event included: sixth-graders Madelyn Filisky, Aubrianna McClellan and Emily Testa; and seventh-graders Michael Appugliese, Jayda Benson, Paige Brockway, Blake DelSignore, Michael Farber, Luke Fulton, Chloe Housteau, Cameron Hubbell, Simone Izzo and Nicholas Marchiond.
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Holy Family sixth-graders Michael Scavina, Theodore Ovaska and Matthew Brennan took home two first place titles at the recent YSU History Day competition. They won first place for their Local History Project and also won first place for the Group Display Presentation. Their project was on the Little Steel Strike of 1937.