DANBURY, Conn. -- State Sen. Michael McLachlan, R-Danbury along with Union Savings Bank presented National Women’s History Month Essay Contest Awards to area students in a Mar. 29 ceremony at Danbury City Hall.
Students from public and parochial elementary schools in the greater Danbury area participated in the contest by submitting an essay about a woman of influence.
“This essay contest brings area schools, students, teachers and parents together in a collaborative effort which encourages children to research and write about influential and inspiring Connecticut women," Sen. McLachlan said.
The essay contest winners are:
- Alyssa Ferrucci (St. Joseph School, Danbury)
- Bianca Champion (Broadview Middle School, Danbury)
- Joseph Falcao (St. Gregory the Great School, Danbury)
- Amisha Malkani (Bethel Middle School)
- Jacqueline Malanga (New Fairfield Middle School)
- Pedro Reis (St. Peter School, Danbury)
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