2020 Essay Contest winners
Winners of the 2020 annual CHARACTER COUNTS! in Glenview Essay Contest have been announced.
Students were asked to write an essay on one of two topics:
1.Choose a person you admire. Write about why you admire this person, using specific examples of the way he or she demonstrates one or more of the pillars of character.
2. Describe an incident or event from which you learned a lesson “the hard way.” How has this changed you/your life? What pillars of character did you use?
975 entries were received from 11 schools.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the presentation of awards by the Glenview Village Board of Trustees had to be postponed. The winners will be presented with awards provided by Glenview Bank & Trust, Northview Bank & Trust, Glenview Optimists and Image Specialties.
1st place — Jayda Nyanue, St. Catherine Labouré School
2nd place — Vanessa He, Wescott School
1st place — Katelyn Tian, Maple School
2nd place — Lila Harrigan, Attea Middle School
3rd place — Maia Weissman, Attea Middle School
1st place — Chloe Zhu, Maple School
2nd place — Kristelle Widjaja, Maple School
3rd place — Daniel Song, Maple School
1st place — Maggie Dominik, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
2nd place — Nora Albee, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School
3rd place — Julia Cerimele, Our Lady of Perpetual Help School