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School has 4 essay contest winners
By MICHELLE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Published October 10, 2007
Genesis Preparatory School recently announced that the school had four winners in the Daughter of the American Revolution essay contest held last spring. About 10,000 local entrants advanced to the state level, 2,000 moved on to regional contests for students from 10 states, and 500 students were chosen for the national competition. Genesis winners were:
- First place National Junior American Citizen Short Story Contest: Jesse Zuban, Grade 10.
- Second place National Junior American Citizen Short Story Contest: Josh Cappadona, now a freshman at the University of South Florida.
- Second place Regional Junior American Citizen Short Story Contest: Alex Krischik, senior.
- Seventh place Regional Junior American Citizen Poster Contest: Ryan Charpin, Grade 7.