Fort Ticonderoga has announced the winners of teacher scholarships to attend the eighth annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution Sept. 23-25.
Winners are: Joseph Crocetta, Catskill Middle School, Catskill; Joy Dougherty, George Fox Middle School, Pasadena, Md.; Mark Edell, Finger Lakes Christian School, Seneca Falls; Beverly Hart, Flanagan-Cornell High School, Flanagan, Ill.; Jennifer Lorenzo, Nyack Middle School, Nyack; and Daniel Rogers, Miscoe Hill School, Mendon, Mass.
Teacher scholarships are supported by seminar patrons and have been awarded to 34 teachers since 2004.
The Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution brings together a series of presentations by both established and new scholars exploring the military, political and social history of Revolutionary era America. Topics covered at this year’s seminar will include: dealing with the small pox epidemic in the Continental Army, Spycraft in the American Revolution, Boston in the years leading up to the Revolution, and presentations on the battles of Bunker Hill and Guilford Courthouse.
Many of the presenters are authors, including long-time collector George Neumann, John Nagy and James Nelson, and Professors Richard Archer, John Fea and Larry Babits.
There is still space available to attend the seminar. Additional information and registration forms can be found on the Fort Ticonderoga website at http://www.fortticonderoga.org/learn/learning/american-revolution.