Greenwich High School Students Again Fared Well in State, Local and National Essay Contests

essay winners

Pictured below, back row, left to right are : GHS Juniors Pietro Picco, Joseph Peters, Vijay Kadiyala, and Jacob Stone Pictured front row, left to right are: GHS Juniors Christopher Healy, Alexis Tatore, Alexandra Maloney, and Sarah Barnaby​ (not pictured: GHS Juniors Isabel Baird, Bennet Brain, Sebastian Gomez del Campo and Madeleine Hitel)​. Photo Credit: Aaron Hull and Alexis Tatore (one student photoshopped in to final picture by Alexis)

GHS students were again well represented in annual social studies essay contests.  In the Town of Greenwich’s Affirmative Action Advisory Committee’s Defining Diversity Contest, Jacob Stone placed 2nd, and Vijay Kadiyala and Madeleine Hitel earned Honorable Mention recognition.  In the Connecticut Foundation for Open Government contest, Alexis Tatore took first place, Bennett Brain took 3rd place, and Honorable Mention was earned by Sarah Barnaby and Christopher Healy.
In the Civics First Constitution Day Essay Contest, Joseph Peters earned 1st place, Alexandra Maloney earned 2nd, and Isabel Baird earned 3rd place.
And, in the nationwide John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Essay Contest, Pietro Picco and Sebastian Gomez del Campo both earned 2nd round honors from thousands of papers submitted.  All involved were the Junior year students of Jessica Flynn, Aaron Hull, and Courtney Powers in AP Government and Comparative Politics classes this year.”