2018 Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration

Dear Participant,

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration. We received outstanding poems, essays, and artwork that exemplify the creativity of New York State’s young people.

The submissions received are remarkable in what they represent – showing gratitude and respect for family, friends, our troops fighting overseas, and many other important subjects and activities. I am humbled and honored to see such inspiring contributions in response to what is a deceptively difficult question: “What are you thankful for?”

On behalf of the New York State Senate, I would like to offer my wholehearted congratulations to all of the participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.


Sincerely,

Martin J. Golden


2018 Submissions

Adelphi Academy

Kindergarten

Reem Hammad a work of art (jpeg)

Vanessa Toli a work of art (jpeg)

1st Grade

Annamaria Toli a work of art (jpeg)

Ethan Kaprov a work of art (jpeg)

Lasha Jvaridze a work of art (jpeg)

Marcella Geris a work of art (jpeg)

Martin Toli a work of art (jpeg)

3rd Grade

Edward Nasimov a poem (jpeg)

Noelia Fabian a poem (jpeg)

Platon Kravchenko a poem (jpeg)

4th Grade

Sarah Nasimov a work of art (jpeg)

Tiffany Lin a poem (jpeg)

5th Grade

Rebecca Nasimov a poem (jpeg)

Svetlana Nasimov a work of art (jpeg)

Holy Angels Catholic Academy

3rd Grade

Angel Hernandez-Lira a work of art (jpg)

Carmel Fortune a work of art (jpeg)

Charlotte Gaines a work of art (jpeg)

Donovan Darvil a work of art (jpeg)

Emilia Cassamassino a work of art (jpeg)

Eveline Coronel a work of art (jpeg)

Francis Duggan a work of art (jpeg)

Hailey Steinsvaag a work of art (jpeg)

Holden McGrath a work of art (jpeg)

John Amato a work of art (jpeg)

Josephine Redden a work of art (jpeg)

Mariella Diaz a work of art (jpeg)

Portia Errigo a work of art (jpeg)

Ram Najjar a work of art (jpeg)

Sasha Ali a work of art (jpeg)

Sean McGuinness a work of art (jpeg)

Valentia Mejia-Lopez a work of art (jpeg)

Violet James a work of art (jpeg)

JHS 259 William Mckinley

6th Grade

Adriana Allen a work of art (pdf)

Bridgette Crane a work of art (pdf)

Cynthia Ruan a work of art (pdf)

Haley Huang a work of art (pdf)

Ivory Sumardy a work of art (pdf)

Jade Soto a work of art (pdf)

Jake Burns a work of art (pdf)

Katerina Cevallos a work of art (pdf)

Malak Kabalan a work of art (pdf)

Matthew Koniukh an essay (pdf)

Michael Maiello an essay (pdf)

Minghao Zhang a work of art (pdf)

Miriam Farraj a work of art (pdf)

Natalia "Daniela' Estrada an essay (pdf)

Peter Ratkevich an essay (pdf)

Samir Daheur a work of art (pdf)

Skyleen Colon a work of art (pdf)

Steven Schnibbe a work of art (pdf)

Tina Lin a work of art (pdf)

Leif Ericson Day School

3rd Grade

Anthony Marcato an essay (jpg)

Charles Marcus an essay (jpg)

Christopher Sayad an essay (jpg)

David Tang an essay (jpg)

Ethan Chen an essay (jpg)

John Morales an essay (jpg)

McKenzie Clausen an essay (jpg)

Nicholas Spinello an essay (jpg)

Rocco Marcato a work of art (jpg)

Valentina Buono an essay (jpg)

4th Grade

Aidan an essay (pdf)

Ava an essay (pdf)

Ciro an essay (pdf)

Daniel an essay (pdf)

FrankPaul an essay (pdf)

Justin an essay (pdf)

Kimberly an essay (pdf)

Mia an essay (pdf)

Nico an essay (pdf)

Samuel an essay (pdf)

5th Grade

aaron an essay (pdf)

AnnaLee an essay (pdf)

Ashley an essay (pdf)

Logan an essay (pdf)

Matthew an essay (pdf)

Raymond an essay (pdf)

Thomas an essay (pdf)

Timothy an essay (pdf)

Lutheran Elementary School Of Bay Ridge

5th Grade

Enrique an essay (docx)

Liam an essay (docx)

Logan an essay (pdf)

Marietta an essay (docx)

Tommy an essay (docx)

PS 127 Mckinley Park

Kindergarten

Sila Saket a work of art (jpeg)

2nd Grade

Emily Rodriguez a work of art (jpg)

4th Grade

Karina Rzeszutko a poem (docx)

5th Grade

Jacob Yared a work of art (jpg)

PS 204 Vince Lombardi

1st Grade

Edward Bernardo an essay (jpg)

Iker Carrion a work of art (jpg)

3rd Grade

Angie Lau a work of art (jpg)

Marbelle Tadros a poem (jpg)

4th Grade

Carlie Wong an essay (jpg)

Gabriella Bianco a work of art (jpg)

Justin Rodriguez an essay (jpg)

Mufei Yu a work of art (jpg)

Warda Abid a work of art (jpg)

5th Grade

Aya Elamrani-Zerifi an essay (jpg)

Sophia Turrigiano a poem (jpg)

PS 205 Clarion

3rd Grade

DANIEL an essay (pdf)

4th Grade

Aaron Chen a work of art (jpg)

Abror Alijonov a poem (docx)

aleeza faisal a poem (docx)

Alyssa a work of art (jpg)

Alyssa Yan a work of art (jpg)

Anhyely liang cen a work of art (png)

Ashley Chen a work of art (pdf)

Brandon M. a work of art (jpeg)

Chloe cheung a work of art (jpeg)

Danielle Wu a poem (docx)

Dennis Ethier an essay (docx)

Edan Chen a poem (docx)

Ethan an essay (pdf)

Ethan K. Zhao an essay (docx)

Ethan K. Zhao an essay (docx)

Ibrahim Attia a poem (docx)

Isabella an essay (docx)

Ivan Li a work of art (png)

Ivy Wu a work of art (jpg)

Janice Luo a poem (pdf)

Jayden Lin a poem (jpeg)

Jayden Xian an essay (docx)

Johnny Wu a work of art (jpg)

Jolin Dong an essay (docx)

Joshua Sagalchik a poem (docx)

Joshua Trakhtenberg a work of art (jpg)

Kelly Ye an essay (docx)

Li a work of art (pdf)

Lucia Mollica a poem (docx)

Maxim Arkhipov an essay (jpg)

Melody Low an essay (docx)

Melody Low an essay (docx)

Ming Xuan a work of art (pdf)

Nicole Lin a work of art (jpg)

Olivia Gucal a work of art (pdf)

Owen Ye an essay (pdf)

Ray Mollica an essay (docx)

Rebecca Cavallaro a work of art (jpeg)

samia mimo a poem (docx)

Sebastian Kondzielewski a work of art (jpeg)

Sophy a work of art (jpeg)

Violet Molk an essay (docx)

5th Grade

Alvern Chen an essay (pdf)

Angelina Mei a work of art (pdf)

Audrianna Mei a work of art (pdf)

Leslie Cen a work of art (pdf)

Peter Cagno a poem (pdf)

Winnie Mok an essay (pdf)

PS 238 Anne Sullivan

Kindergarten

Angel a work of art (jpg)

Arely a work of art (jpg)

Christopher a work of art (jpg)

Eliza a work of art (jpg)

Guadalupe an essay (jpg)

Kevin a work of art (jpg)

Kumush a work of art (jpg)

Muxsinahon a work of art (jpg)

Ryah a work of art (jpg)

Steven a work of art (jpg)

Yamileth an essay (jpg)

2nd Grade

Abdul an essay (pdf)

Alen an essay (pdf)

Alexa an essay (pdf)

Alimir an essay (pdf)

Aluren an essay (pdf)

Annalynne an essay (pdf)

Brooke an essay (pdf)

Genesis an essay (pdf)

Isabella an essay (pdf)

Janelry an essay (pdf)

Jayvelyne an essay (pdf)

Jocelyn an essay (pdf)

Jonathan an essay (pdf)

Juan an essay (pdf)

Kameela an essay (pdf)

Khadija an essay (pdf)

Linar an essay (pdf)

Madison an essay (pdf)

Maggie an essay (pdf)

Mahjabin an essay (pdf)

Paulina an essay (pdf)

Rosaly S. an essay (pdf)

Sakeilia an essay (pdf)

Samira an essay (pdf)

Sofia an essay (pdf)

Sofia C. an essay (pdf)

Subhan an essay (pdf)

Susan G. an essay (pdf)

Yard Khalil an essay (pdf)

Yareli an essay (pdf)

Zilula an essay (pdf)

4th Grade

Aliia Dogdurbaeva an essay (pdf)

Ashley Perez an essay (pdf)

Ayesha Nawaz an essay (pdf)

Dilafruz Sirojeva an essay (pdf)

Kelly Escamilla an essay (pdf)

Maria Candia an essay (pdf)

Noemi Chocolatl an essay (pdf)

Olivia Elias an essay (pdf)

Rauhah Zahid an essay (pdf)

Saint Anselm Catholic Academy

4th Grade

Delilah Beatrice a poem (pdf)

Saint Patrick Catholic Academy

3rd Grade

Maeve Ryan a work of art (jpg)

Ryan Colgan a work of art (jpg)

5th Grade

Liana Telzer a work of art (jpg)

The Is 187 Christa Mcauliffe School

6th Grade

Antonietta Baerga a poem (pdf)

Christopher Kwong an essay (pdf)

Christopher Shen a work of art (pdf)

Emily Li a poem (pdf)

Grace Louie a work of art (jpg)

Harleen Bawa an essay (pdf)

Hazel Chan a work of art (pdf)

Hirin Bawa a poem (pdf)

James Song an essay (docx)

James Song an essay (pdf)

Katelyn Liu a work of art (jpg)

Kyle Tan an essay (pdf)

Oscar Zheng an essay (pdf)

Sofia De Los Santos a poem (docx)

Sofia De Los Santos a poem (pdf)

Zhuoyui Cai a poem (pdf)