Life’s WORC and Family Center for Autism Essay Contest Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the essay contest sponsored by Life’s WORC and The Family Center for Autism with the topic:
Why autistic and developmentally disabled people become targets of bullies and how can my school and community prevent it?
The winners are:
1st Place: Ryan Harvey, The Village School of Great Neck – Click Here to Read Essay
2nd Place: Aleta Thomas, Herricks High School – Click Here to Read Essay
3rd Place: Izzy Glennon, North Shore High School – Click Here to Read Essay
First Prize, $3000, Second Prize, $2000, Third Prize, $1000
Judges for this contest were:
PETER J. KLEIN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER FOUNDATION
JAMES MCCANN, CHAIRMAN, CEO OF 1800FLOWERS.COM
LAHNEY PRESTON-MATTO, CHAIRPERSON OF ENGLISH DEPT., ADELPHI UNIVERSITY
JANET KOCH, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LIFE’S WORC
Congratulations to everyone who participated and thank you for your hard work in identifying ways to prevent bullying in your school and community!
Click Here to read article in Great Neck Patch: Bullying Essay Contest Great Neck Patch
Click Here to read article in Newsday: Bullying Essay Contest Newsday