The Fairfield County Bar Association Awarded 14 SPS Students at Law Day Art and Essay Contest
By Stamford Public Schools (SPS)

May 16, 2019 - 5:55:23 AM

Stamford, CT - Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that 14 SPS students were recognized for their writing or artistic talents by the Fairfield County Bar Association at its “Law Day” ceremony, which was recently held at the Stamford Superior Court. Thirteen judges, representing the Superior Court of the Judiciary of Stamford and Norwalk, greeted the winning students and more than 50 family and community members.

The elementary and secondary students who entered this year’s Bar Association Law Day Challenge addressed the topic, “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society.” Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City of Stamford Vicki Cooper kicked off the event with a presentation of Mayor Martin’s Law Day Proclamation. Honorable Stephanie McLaughlin presided over the ceremonies and recognized each of the Stamford students. Winning students:

Nathalie Saon, Davenport Ridge Elementary, 1st Place, Grade 3 Art

Sandi Soan, Rippowam Middle School, 1st Place, 6th Grade Art

Elizabeth Hernandez, Scofield Magnet Middle, 1st Place, 8th Grade Art

Grace Tolla, Scofield Magnet Middle, 2nd Place, 8th Grade Art

Fernando Hernandez Mesinas, Scofield Magnet Middle, 3rd Place, 8th Grade Art

Serena Sweeney, Scofield Magnet Middle, Honorable Mention

Lucia Kempton, Scofield Magnet Middle, 1st Place Hybrid

Christina Zinicola, Scofield Magnet Middle, 1st Place Essay

Sophia Chen, Scofield Magnet Middle, 2nd Place Essay

Anthony Fabricatore, Scofield Magnet Middle, 3rd Place Essay

Ariel Bailey, Scofield Magnet Middle, Honorable Mention

Ethan Effren, Scofield Magnet Middle, Honorable Mention

Brynn Spingola, Westhill High School, 1st Place, High School Poetry

Divyaj Parekh, Westhill High School, 1st Place High School Essay

According to the Fairfield County Bar Association, Chalumeau Las Group and JT Hoffman provided support of the Law Day Art and Essay Contest.

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