Glen Cove Students Visit Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center

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Glen Cove High School students in Mrs. Susan Poulos’ AP United States Government and Politics classes visited the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, where they listened to powerful and inspirational testimony by Holocaust survivor Stephen Berger and an informative presentation from Director of Youth Education Helen Turner on Oct. 12.  

The full-day experience served as inspiration for the seniors’ upcoming political science research/civics project. AP United States Government and Politics requires students to explore how they can affect and are affected by government and politics throughout their life. The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center provided a program to support this research project by enlightening the students on how to become the change agent for tolerance and openness.
 
Sheena Rachel Jacob, coordinator for social studies, expressed her gratitude to Mr. Berger, Ms. Turner, Emily Berkowitz, Breanne Brooks, Ilise Friedman and the Holocaust Memorial Tolerance Center of Nassau County for spending a day with the students. She also thanked Mrs. Poulos for organizing this trip and Mr. Brett Rubin, who assisted.