Fifth graders from St. Michael School in Penn Yan visit Albany: Students meet with O’Mara and Palmesano at the Capitol

Thomas F. O'Mara

May 21, 2024

Senator O'Mara

Senator O'Mara and Assemblyman Palmesano (far left) meet with St. Michael School fifth-grade teacher Keith Prather (center) and his students on the rostrum in the Assembly legislative chamber.

Albany, N.Y., May 21—State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently welcomed a 5th-grade class from St. Michael School in Penn Yan to the State Capitol.
The students and teacher Keith Prather were on a class trip and met with O’Mara and Palmesano in the Assembly’s legislative chamber on Thursday, May 16.  

In a joint statement, O’Mara and Palmesano said, “It’s always great to see students and teachers from back home and to have the opportunity to showcase our historic State Capitol. Thank you to Mr. Prather and his fifth-grade class for an enjoyable visit and discussion. We are always hopeful that young people will continue to have an interest in government throughout their lives and be inspired to be future leaders of our local communities, our state, and our nation.”