TEWKSBURY STUDENT WINS FIRST PRIZE
IN SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT’S 2006 HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST
Caitlin Bennett, an eleventh grader at Tewksbury Memorial High School, was awarded first prize in the Supreme Judicial Court’s High School Essay Contest and yesterday received a special awards presentation at her school by Supreme Judicial Court Justice Robert J. Cordy. She was given a savings bond and a framed certificate from the Supreme Judicial Court. The Department of Education was also a sponsor of this year’s Essay Contest.
Ms. Bennett read her winning essay about the significance of the separation of powers to ensuring a government of laws to an assembly of classmates, teachers, and school administrators at the awards ceremony held in her honor. The essay is posted on the Supreme Judicial Court’s Education Resource Center website at www.mass.gov/courts/jaceducation
Two eleventh grade students also received Honorable Mention awards this year for their essays. The students are Caitlin Bresnahan from Wilmington High School and Tim LeClair from St. Joseph Central High School in Pittsfield.