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2020 High School Essay Contest - Jacksonville - Winners Announced

AMENDMENT XIX - THE RIGHT OF CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES TO VOTE SHALL NOT BE DENIED OR ABRIDGED BY THE UNITED STATES OR BY ANY STATE ON ACCOUNT OF SEX, 2020 High School Essay Contest

2020 High School Essay Contest - Jacksonville - Winners Announced  

The lawyers and judges of the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida and the members of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 High School Essay Contest, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment giving women the right to vote.

First Place: Michelle Acosta, Paxon School for Advanced Studies, Prize Award of $2,000
Classroom grant of $500 to teacher Dr. Mary Webster
 
Second Place: Sean Gilliam, Flagler Palm Coast High School, Prize Award of $1,000
Classroom grant of $500 to teacher Allison Elledge
 
Third Place: Isabel (Izzy) Ritch, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, Prize Award of $500
Classroom grant of $500 to teacher Emily Famer
 
Congratulations to the winners and their teachers, and thank you to all students who participated in this year's essay contest and those teachers who encouraged their students to do so.
November 05, 2020