Kid writing on notebook with pencil

Congratulations to the Winners of the Black History Month Essay Contest

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Black History Month essay contest!

Writers were asked to share a story that could inspire the future while reflecting on the past or present-day hero. Check out the winners below!


Maya James, 1st place in Middle School, 12 years old

Brelyn McDonald, 1st place in High School, 16 years old

Esmeralda Romero, 3rd place in Middle School, 13 years old



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