SCHROON LAKE - The Schroon-North Hudson Historical Society held its Hudowalski essay contest award ceremony with master of ceremonies Doug Arnold at the Boathouse Theater recently.
In the 11-14 age group, Galen Esper won the three-week campership at POKO- MacCready for "Endangered Bird Species in the Adirondacks." Theresa Stursberg won $100 for "The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga."
In the 15-18 age group, Nathan Burke won the $1,000 first prize for "Rogers Rangers." The second prize was awarded Brecken Esper for "New Pests In Our Forest" and $100 third prize went to Anna Stursberg for "Prospect Mountain."
Runner-up prizes of $50 each went to Rachel Burke, Josiah Esper and Charity Smith.
The Grace Hudowalski Essay contest is supported by the Adirondack 46r Conservation Trust.