East Liverpool Students Study Amish Lifestyles

 

Playing with Jacob’s Ladder, a popular Amish toy

The Kent State East Liverpool Campus held its annual Culture Fair to showcase students’ research, with a focus on Amish cultures through posters and research papers and displays.

The fair included a display of books and publications; food; Amish toys; and music.

There were 46 poster submissions and 35 essays submitted for judging.

This year’s winning essays were:

  • First: Amish Silence: Offending and Victimization of Amish Society – John D. Priddy
  • Second: Death as God’s Will: Death and Dying Practices of the Amish – Katelyn Paolucci
  • Third: Amish Music: The Sounds of an Amish Lifestyle” – Samantha McGarry

​​​​​​The posters are on display on the second floor of Purinton Hall. View additional photos on our Facebook page

The 2019 Culture Fair: Amish Culture

Cutline A: John Priddy took first place for his research paper that accompanied his poster.

Cutline B: The 2019 Culture Fair: Amish Culture

Cutline C: Playing with Jacob’s Ladder, a popular Amish toy