More Than 350 Young Artists, Writers Participate In Senator Ritchie’s ‘Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration’

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 online at