2020 Essay Contest Winners

Jun 1, 2020

The Life’s WORC Family Center for Autism, in partnership with The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Essay Contest!

Students in grades 9 to 12 enrolled in public or private schools in Nassau or Suffolk counties as well as Queens have competed for the $4,000 first-place prize, $3,000 second-place award or $2,000 third-place winner.

Essays addressed the question: “How can I lead my school and community to become a bully-free place for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities?”

Click to read the winning essays:

1st Place, Samantha Barbera, Brentwood High School

2nd Place Tied, Isabella Sicilian, Townsend Harris High School

2nd Place Tied, Samantha Mack, Calhoun High School  

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