ADL Student Wins First Place in Essay Contest posted on May 11, 2012
The winners of the 2012 Hildene Lincoln Essay Competition were selected from 142 entries submitted by eighth grade public, independent, and home study students from 21 Vermont schools. In the words of Hildene Executive Director, Seth Bongartz, the program’s goal is, “to promote awareness in the minds of a young generation of Americans of the contributions of the nation’s 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, the embodiment of civic responsibility.
Congratulations to Talia Boyers of Albert D. Lawton Intermediate School, who won First Place! Second Place went to Emma LeMay, Maple Street School, Manchester and Third Place went to Mahli Knutson, Mount Abraham Middle/High School.