- Posted by linkdmedia
- On February 9, 2017
Six 9th grade students from the AAPLE Academy at San Marcos High School will be honored at the Arlington Theater on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day after placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the poetry 13-18 division and 1st, 2nd , and 3rd in the essay 13-18 division. It is the second consecutive year that AAPLE students have been honored by the MLK, Jr. Committee and the Anti-Defamation League for compelling essays and poetry that further Dr. Kings legacy and promote Dr. King’s vision of social justice.
Congratulations to all of the winners and participants:
Poetry- Ages 13-18
1st Place: Grace Pizzinat; San Marcos High School- Defeating the Hatred
2nd Place: Sienna Berlinger; San Marcos High School- I Have a Dream
3rd Place: Alondra Gatica Reyes; La Cumbre Junior High School- I Guess That’s Why
3rd Place: Taylor Swanson; San Marcos High School- Carry on Dreams, Carry On
Essays- Ages 13-18
1st Place: Sarah Douglas; San Marcos High School- What is a Voice; What Good are Words?
2nd Place: Renee Handley; San Marcos High School- Martin Luther King, Jr: Continuing His Dream
3rd Place: Fiona Chandrasekaran; San Marcos High School- Islands
3rd Place: Gustavo Ramirez; San Marcos High School- Carrying on the Dream