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Pinellas County students win state and national essay contests

Feb. 5, 2019


Several Pinellas County Schools students have been recognized in state and national essay contests. Morgan Fitzgerald Center for Gifted Studies seventh grade student Devanshi Wable won first place in the Florida Commission on the Status of Women's 2019 Women’s History Essay Contest. Denanshi has been invited to read her essay and be recognized at the 2019 Florida Commission of the Status of Women Celebration Luncheon at the Florida Capitol Building in March. Devanshi's winning essay was about the impact her sister has had on her life.


Additionally, Morgan Fitzgerald Center for Gifted Studies eighth grade student Sarah Oberlander has been recognized by the Radiant Peace Foundation. Sarah's essay was one of five in her age group nationwide chosen as a winner for the Radiant Peace Foundation's fall essay contest. Also recognized by Radiant Peace Foundation for their essays were Brooker Creek Elementary third grade students Sophia Alimonos and Billy MacIsaac. Additionally, Brooker Creek thrid grader Sidharth Nambiar was recognized as a Radiant Peace Foundation art winner.


Congratulations to all students.