Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest, Valley Stream

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Date: December 14, 2015
Region: Long Island
Location: Valley Stream South High School
Topic: Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest, Valley Stream

It's time to congratulate the grand prize winner of Optimum's 8th annual Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest! Valley Stream South High School's Allyce Yang took home a $2,500 college scholarship for her impactful essay on Frida Kahlo.  The contest asked students to write about a Latino past or present who they want to spend a day with and why. Allyce took home the top prize amidst the more than 600 entries and even Michaelle Solages stopped by to celebrate her accomplishment.

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