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Danbury Students Commended For Women's History Month Essays

Middle School History Teacher Sue Gartner, Middle School Dean of Students and Science Teacher Peter Lingenheld, Julong Sage Williams, Megan Heneghan, Head of Middle and Upper Schools Christopher Pannone and Middle School Dean of Students Sarah Rand.
Middle School History Teacher Sue Gartner, Middle School Dean of Students and Science Teacher Peter Lingenheld, Julong Sage Williams, Megan Heneghan, Head of Middle and Upper Schools Christopher Pannone and Middle School Dean of Students Sarah Rand. Photo Credit: Contributed

DANBURY, Conn. -- Sixth-graders from Wooster School in Danbury -- Megan Henegan of New Fairfield and Julong Sage Williams of Redding -- have been commended by state Sen. Michael McLachlan (R-24) for their essays celebrating Women's History Month.

Megan was named the winner and Julong was named the runner-up in the contest.

The students acted upon the invitation from McLachlan to participate in the contest. To participate, students wrote essays on the topic of notable Connecticut women and their contributions and accomplishments.

Megan and Julong received a State of Connecticut General Assembly Official Citation.

“Your well-written essay truly captures the importance of leadership, determination and trailblazing spirit," McLachlan said. "We commend you for your commitment to academic excellence. My best wishes to you for continued success in your studies and future endeavors. The entire membership extends its very best wishes on this memorable occasion and expresses the hope for continues success."

Wooster School is an independent, co-educational college preparatory day school, serving students from Fairfield and Westchester counties. Located in Danbury, the school serves students from pre-K through grade 12.

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