Black History Essay Contest, Massapequa

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Date: April 15, 2016
Region: Long Island
Location: East Lake Elementary School
Topic: Black History Month Essay Contest

Black History Essay Contest, Massapequa

An East Lake Elementary School student is the first ever Grand prize winner in the Middle School category of Optimum Community's Black History Month Essay Contest. After receiving a total of 772 essays across the grades, 457 in the middle school category, Jacqueline Paduano came out on top in the school with the highest level of participation, with 94 essays from East Lake Elementary School alone.

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