Rotary Selects Essay and Speech Winners

Meriden's Rotary Club held its annual essay and speaking contest Tuesday night.

Six Meriden teens were awarded scholarships in the Meriden Rotary Club's annual essay and speech contest Tuesday night at Sheraton Four Points, according to the club.

The club asked residents in grades 9 through 12 to write essays or prepare speeches, due Jan. 5, on the prompt "Do you care about ethical standards?"

On Tuesday night, those who entered speeches gave them in a "speak off," and both types of entrants were judged and recieved awards. First place in either category received a scholarship for $1,000, second $500, third was $250.

The winners are:

Rotary Essay  

1st Place -  Tara Curry "Theraputic Lessons in Life"

2nd Place -  Amy Brazauski "How My Favorite Books Taught Me Ethics"

3rd Place - James Wronski "My Friend’s Grandmother"  

Rotary Speaking Contest

1st Place - Francesea Fontanez

2nd Place - Tara Curry

3rd Place - Ramah Barmo


The first and second place winning essays are attached to this article in PDF.


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