The Legal Nexus

A blog of the Maricopa County Bar Association

And the Winners of this Year’s Student Essay Contest Are….

Seven students took home certificates of accomplishment for this year’s Law Day Essay Contest, presented by MCBA’s Young Lawyers Division. The essay question for the 2011 contest, which included essays submitted by 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, addressed the assumptions of guilt without all the facts.

First-place, sixth-grade essay contest winners Vincent Wu and Madeline Maiorella (Lookout Mountain Elementary).

Winning essays included answers to questions regarding appropriate judicial process and rights to a proper legal defense.  Each of the winners was presented with a certificate at the Arizona Supreme Court on April 22.

6th/7th grade category:
1st place: Vincent Wu and Madeline Maiorella (Lookout Mountain Elementary, 6th grade)

2nd place: Jonathan Spencer Alarcon (Franklin South Elementary, 6th grade)

3rd place: Sarah Johnson (Mercury Mine Elementary, 6th grade)

 8th grade category:
1st place: Jose Flores (Rose Linda School)
2nd place: Brock Kistler (Center For Educational Excellence)
3rd place: Leticia Rangel (Rose Linda School)

May 4, 2011 Posted by | About Us | Leave a comment