Congratulations To The Essay Contest Winners!

*Next Level Publishing would like to thank all the participants in the 2013 Black History Month Essay Contest. Winners were judged based on Originality, Focus of Argument, Strength of Language and Essay Length. All Runner-Ups will receive a WIN -Certificate for participation. Essay Winners will be notified individually. Please allow 30 days to receive your prize pack! Thanks again for your participation and KEEP WRITING!


Essay Question:

“If you were the President of the United States what would you make mandatory for Black History Month?”

Word Count: 250-500


Reuben Hogan
Harvey, LA
Jesuit High School
11th Grade
“Mix It Up Against Segregation”


Sabrina Williams
Washington, DC
Sousa Middle School
7th Grade
“The African American Union”


Cameryyn A.B. McLaurine
Fredericksburg, VA
Spotsylvania Middle School
8th Grade
“If I were the President...”

Donovan J. McLaurine
Fredericksburg, VA
Courtland High School
12th Grade
“I Have My Own Dream...”


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