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Following a competitive essay contest, the Otsego County Conservation Association has awarded nine Otsego County middle-school students with a week-long stay at a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Summer Camp. OCCA received essays from Kathy Hardison’s Oneonta Middle School students and Amy Parr’s Cooperstown Middle School science class as well as independent submissions. Earning a trip to DEC camp as a result of their efforts are: Eva Barberio, Danielle Basdekis, Michael Crippen, Brandon Gardner, Majesti Hamilton, Ray Hovis, Phoebe Jones, Reilly Mooney and Aaliyah Saunders.