Black History Month Essay Contest

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2016 Essay Contest Winners

Black History Month Essay Contest

Elementary School

Grand Prize:  Our Lady of Guadalupe School, Grade 5 – Arianna Asarian, "Gabby Douglas"
Finalist:  All Saints Academy, Grade 4 – Bianca Lumang, "Sojourner Truth"
Finalist:  Barack Obama Elementary School, Grade 4 – Danna Morgan, "Michelle Obama"
Finalist:  South Grove Elementary School, Grade 4 – Aayan Subzwari, "Muhammad Ali"
Finalist:  South Grove Elementary School, Grade 5 – Russell Erfan, "Benjamin Banneker"

Middle School

Grand Prize:  East Lake Elementary School, Grade 6 – Jacqueline Paduano, "Stevie Wonder"
Finalist:  Brentwood North Middle School, Grade 8 – Nzinga Anderson, "Miriam Osei"
Finalist:  Cloonan Middle School, Grade 6 – Aline Correa, "Gabby Douglas"
Finalist:  Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Grade 8 – Emily Afriyie, "Edward Bouchet"