Previous essay contest winners 2016: the winner was jennifer powell, a 9th grader at albany (ny) high school and a member of the school district's junior varsity team. 2015 breaking barriers essay contest deadline march 13, 2015 | grades 4-8 write about a barrier you have faced each year april 15 marks the anniversary of jackie robinson breaking. Each region will submit one essay for state competition a state winner will be chosen from the three regional winners. At the heart of the program is the breaking barriers essay contest this contest gives your students the opportunity to share stories about barriers they have faced in their lives celebrate the selection of winners.
Example essay on breaking barriers through english breaking through the silence an elderly woman waits along the sidewalk as the metro bus full of student swings by to pick her up. The breaking barriers essay contest asks students in grades four through nine to submit an essay about barriers or obstacles they have faced or are still facing in their lives jackie robinson day breaking barriers press release announcing winners. At the heart of the program is the breaking barriers essay contest, which gives diverse students from across the country the opportunity to write about their own barriers, along with a values to face their barriers grand prize winners (2. Paige franklin, an eighth-grader at hope's redeemer learning center in denver, was selected as the middle school winner of the colorado rockies' breaking barriers youth essay contest. Scholastic breaking barriers essay contest scholastic is asking parents and teachers to have their kids to honor the anniversary of jackie robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball in 1947 with the breaking barriers essay contest. Breaking barriers teaches students the characteristics and values that jackie robinson exhibited in his life at the heart of the program is the breaking barriers essay contest essay winners could win.
The breaking barriers essay contest is a chance for diverse students of all backgrounds to share their personal stories and how they use jackie robinson's values to face their own barriers. An essay about overcoming school bullying due to stuttering and a courageous account of growing up in a difficult home environment were selected as the two grand prize winners from more than 16,000 entries in the 2015 breaking barriers: in sports, in life essay contest, announced tuesday by. A lakota west freshman received a special visit thursday for being a grand prize winner of the breaking barriers essay contest. Breaking barriers contest scholastic inc po box 713 new york, ny 10013-0713 the breaking barriers essay contest provides an opportunity for diverse students from across the two mvp winners and six all-star prize winners split between two separate grade groups.
Scholastic - grades 4-9: 2018 breaking barriers essay contest (30 copies) of books by sharon robinson (estimated retail value: $50970) and one class set (30 tshirts) of breaking barriers t will be selected from the grades 7-9 final pool the grades 7-9 winner will. Breaking barriers essay contest the merrick fourth-grader, who spent her early years in a russian orphanage, was one of nine national winners of the breaking barriers essay contest, sponsored by scholastic and to recognize students who overcome barriers in the manner of robinson. Breaking barriers rockies honor robinson youth artistic contest one of the most significant moments in major league baseball history was when jackie robinson broke the color barrier on april 15, 1947.
'breaking barriers': nashua student honored for award-winning essay ishanvi bachwal is one of two mvp prize winners from this year's breaking barriers national essay contest developed by scholastic and sharon robinson as one of the essay award winners. A 10-year-old park tudor elementary student has won national attention because of her essay on bullying fifth grader raeya ponugoti is one of the grand-prize winners of the major league baseball breaking barriers essay contest. Here is the essay written by calamus-wheatland fifth-grade student darick dunham which won first place in the jackie robinson breaking barriers essay contest. Kendal young reads her winning entry for the breaking barriers: in sports, in life essay contest by the major baseball league and scholastic by: krystle wag. West michigan 5th-grader wins national essay contest breaking barriers essay contest created in honor of jackie robinson evan dean published: april 19 kendal young, 11, is one of two grand prize winners in the national breaking barriers essay contest.