2019 Essay Contest – Winners!
The Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism, in partnership with The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Essay Contest!
Students in grades 9 to 12 enrolled in public or private schools in Nassau or Suffolk counties as well as Queens have competed for the $4,000 first-place prize, $3,000 second-place award or $2,000 third-place winner.
Essays addressed the question: “How can I lead my school and community to become a bully-free place for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities?”
146 students from Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk high schools submitted essays and we have four winners.
The 2019 Winners were:
Third Place Tie:
Congratulations to all the winners!