LONG ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL WINS AWARD AT NATIONAL "WE THE PEOPLE" HEARINGS

ALBANY- Students from Half Hollow Hills East High School (Dix Hills) were recognized with one of six unit awards at the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution national finals.

The Long Island team was honored for its excellence in answering questions on "How the Values and Principles Embodied in the Constitution Shaped American Institutions and Practices."

Half Hollow Hills East students, under the guidance of teacher David Pitman, continued their success after winning the competition's statewide championship in March, administered by the New York State Bar Association's Law, Youth and Citizenship Program (LYC).

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