Writer and philosopher George Santayana said 'Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.' Led by Ellsworth High School teacher Heidi Omlor, students testified in support of LD 1050 - An Act to Make Holocaust Education Mandatory in the State of Maine on Monday, April, 22nd in Augusta.

(L-R) Charles Rotmil, Emma Whitney, Tyler Corro, Trinity Montigny, Photo Ellsworth High School

The bill, co-sponsored by Ellsworth State Senator and Ellsworth High School graduate Louie Luchini was introduced at the request of Omlor, who teaches about the Holocaust at Ellsworth High School

Testifying on behalf of the bill were Ellsworth High School students Trinity Montigny, Tyler Corro and  Emma Whitney