Thanks to a grant from the Babylon Village Arts Council, five Babylon High School students received funding to attend “The Festival Within,” a day-long poetry event at the Walt Whitman Birthplace in South Huntington, held in early November. About 130 people attended all or part of the event.
Standing, left to right: Christina Krisberg, Amanda Crowley, Hudson Caponi and Kathryn O’Sullivan, with high school principal Al Cirone. (Not pictured: Aliya Bailey.)
In front: Nancy Keating, BVAC board member, and English teacher Lisa Drance.