The Glenview Village Board April 16 recognized winners of the 16th annual Character Counts! in Glenview Essay Contest. Participants were asked to write in 350 words or less about a situation that showed a lack of character and how it could be improved with the use of one of the six pillars of character.
Entries were submitted by more than 750 Glenview fifth- through eighth-graders from six schools.
Sponsors were: Northview Bank and Trust, Glenview Optimist Club, Image Specialties and American Chartered Bank.
Winners were presented with medals and gift certificates.
1st place: Julia Blazejewski, Willowbrook School
2nd place: Molly Saletta, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
3rd place: Michael Hadjiivanov, Pleasant Ridge School
1st place: Mari Fujiki, Maple School
2nd place: Malia Lim, St. Catherine Laboure School
3rd place: Hayden Beck, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
1st place: Emily Garti, Maple School
2nd place: Lindsey Goldman, Maple School
3rd place: Dillon McDermott, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
1st place: Jake Turk, Maple School
2nd place: Eric Carter, Maple School
3rd place: Caroline Walker, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School