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Scholars’ students’ eco-hike

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Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 10:30 am

Students in the Living Environment Summer Program at Scholars’ Academy in Rockaway Park visited the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge at Gateway National Recreation Area on July 31st.

The program is designed to expose students to the ecosystems in Jamaica Bay, which is close to where most of Scholars’ students live.

Taking in the sights at the refuge were famed ornithologist Dr. Rabat, left to right, published marine biologist Dr. Thapar; Steven Guachichulla; Thomas Rogers; Scholars’ science teacher Rebecca Henck; Steven Persaud; David Grant; Alex Sanchez; Vincent Spiteri; Jason Mohabir; Michael Edwards; Shah Rahman; Claudia Dana; Juan Pena Jimenez; Marisol Pi–a; James McManus; Niara Hinds; Gianna Lavacca; Scholars’ history teacher Peter Foti; Sharanya Prashad; Danielle Sconzo and Annie Dengler.

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