Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

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Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

Essay Topic:  Name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why.

Congratulations to our 2016 Essay Contest Winners

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High School

Grand Prize:

  Sofia Altamura, Long Island Lutheran, Brookville, NY, Grade 12 – "Hilda Solis"

Runner Up:

  Jazailis Gual, Belleville HS, Belleville, NJ, Grade 9 – "Gladis Garcia"

Runner Up:

  Kiana Ziadkhanour, Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS, Plainview, NY, Grade 11 – "Christina Figueres"

Runner Up:

  Sophia Takvorian, Manhasset Secondary School, Manhasset, NY, Grade 12 – "Frida Kahlo"

Middle School

Grand Prize:

  Jasleen Kaur, Robert Frost MS, Deer Park, NY Grade 8 – "Sergio Aguero"

Runner Up:

  Zoe Smidt, Longwood Junior HS, Middle Island, NY, Grade 8 – "Pope Francis"

Runner Up:

  Isha Shrivastava, Linwood MS, North Brunswick, NJ, Grade 6 – "Pam Munoz Ryan"

Runner Up:

  Tiyon Hargrove, Cesar A. Batalla School, Bridgeport, CT, Grade 7 – "Lin-Manuel Miranda"


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High School

Grand Prize:

  Andrew Conness, Eureka HS, Eureka, CA, Grade 12 – "Frida Kahlo"

Runner Up:

  Brandon Radke, Heber Springs HS, Heber Springs, AR, Grade 12 – "Mario Molina"

Runner Up:

  Carmen Mancillas, Arcata HS, Arcata, CA, Grade 12 – "Cesar Chavez"

Runner Up:

  Emily Espinosa, Ruston HS, Ruston, LA, Grade 12 – "Ana Belem"

Middle School

Grand Prize:

  Cody Gill, McMichael MS, Nacogdoches, TX Grade 7 – "Aaron Sanchez"

Runner Up:

  Natividad Lopez, McMichael MS, Nacogdoches, TX, Grade 6 – "Enrique Pena Nieto"

Runner Up:

  Cristian Salce, Thunderbolt MS, Lake Havasu City, AZ, Grade 8 – "Lin-Manuel Miranda"

Runner Up:

  Natalia Zapien, Haughton MS, Haughton, LA, Grade 6 – "Juana De La Cruz"


Altice USA Employee Contest Winners

High School

Brandon Cole Evans, Longview, TX, Grade 12
Samantha Vincent, Melville, NY, Grade 10
Teanna Payton, Natchitoches, LA, Grade 10

Middle School

Hailie Dzieciol, Tinton Falls, NJ, Grade 8
Adriana DeFelice, Melville, NY, Grade 7
Karlee Duffey, Parkersburg, WV, Grade 8