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Danbury Students Honored For Top Women’s History Month Essays

State Sen. Michael McLachlan is shown with the winners, from left, Stephen Siguenza and Vincent DiGilio, of Union Savings Bank, and students, Alyssa Ferrucci, Bianca Champion, Joseph Falcao, Amisha Malkani, Jacqueline Malanga, and Pedro Reis.
State Sen. Michael McLachlan is shown with the winners, from left, Stephen Siguenza and Vincent DiGilio, of Union Savings Bank, and students, Alyssa Ferrucci, Bianca Champion, Joseph Falcao, Amisha Malkani, Jacqueline Malanga, and Pedro Reis. Photo Credit: Contributed

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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