GOLDEN: LOCAL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS SELECTED TO COMPETE FOR “SENATOR FOR A DAY”

 

    Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, 22nd District) today
    is announcing that the finalists have been selected in the 11th Annual
    “Senator for a Day” contest. Earlier this year, Senator Golden asked 6th, 7
    th, and 8th graders to participate in the contest by writing a 250-word
    essay starting with the phrase, “If I Were A State Senator For A Day.”

         The winning essays will be judged at a ceremony set for Friday, May
    31, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the Shore Hill Community Room, 9000 Shore Road, on
    content and creativity. The first place winner will be invited with their
    class to spend a day in the State Capitol in Albany.

         The finalists are:

         Hamsa Abdelrazak, Class 6-328, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Ephraim Bryski, 7th Grade, Intermediate School 187
         Raejean Burgos, Class 6-224, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Barbara Conrad, Class 6-326, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Marina Elipoulous, 7th Grade, Intermediate School 187
         Shannon Greene, Class 7-1, St. Anselm Catholic School
         Calvin Micoli, 8-308, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Kayla Otero, 7th Grade, Intermediate School 187
         Christopher Saad, Class 6-2, St. Anselm Catholic School
         Alex Pellitteri, 7th Grade, Bay Ridge Prep
         Julia Perez, Class 6-326, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Sofia Postell, 7th Grade, Intermediate School 187
         Alexander Spinelli, Grade 801, PS 207
         Avi Stern, Class 7-310, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Srinidhi Rao, Class 8-308, Public School/Intermediate School 104
         Xavier Vargas, Class 8-2, St. Anselm Catholic School
         Taylor Yee, Class 6-224, Public School/Intermediate School 104

         Senator Marty Golden stated, “Every year, the essays submitted for
    this contest get better and better. That is why I am looking forward to the
    contest ceremony and getting a chance to hear the students present their
    essays, and their ideas, on how best to keep our community a great place.
    I am proud to have judges participating from our local media and from
    Community Education Council District 20.  They will have the tough work of
    picking a winner!”.