More Than 350 Young Artists, Writers Participate in Senator Ritchie’s “Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration”

Patty Ritchie

December 21, 2012

Student Essays, Artwork and Poems Now Available for Viewing Online 

State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced that more than 350 students—more than any other senate district—participated in the New York State Senate’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration; a program inviting students to share their  poems, essays and artwork based on what they are thankful for. 

Students from the following schools took part in the program:

Jefferson County:

  • Cape Vincent Elementary School
  • Immaculate Heart Central Academy
  • North Elementary School


Oswego County:

  • Central Square Middle School
  •  Cleveland Elementary
  •  Fairgrieve Elementary
  •   Lura Sharp Elementary
  • Maroun Elementary


St. Lawrence County:

  • Heuvelton Central School
  • Lisbon Central School
  • Madill Elementary
  • Morristown Central School
  • West Side Elementary


Each student will receive a signed certificate from Senator Ritchie for participating in the program.  All artwork, poems and essays are available for viewing here.