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HazingPrevention.Org™ Announces 2018 National Hazing Prevention Week NFHS Essay Contest Winners

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HazingPrevention.Org™ Announces 2018 National Hazing Prevention Week NFHS Essay Contest Winners

HPO logoAugust 16, 2018 (LaGrange, GA)  HazingPrevention.Org (HPO) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 National Hazing Prevention Week NFHS High School Essay contest. This years’ entries were judged on a 500-word original essay on hazing prevention with the theme “Rise Up, Band Together, and Stomp Out Hazing”. The contest is in support of National Hazing Prevention Week which is September 24-28 this year, and is sponsored with generous support from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

Winners Selected

FIRST PLACE
Natalia Corwell, NM
Volcano Vista High School

SECOND PLACE
Jose Mexicano, CA
Merrill F. West High School

THIRD PLACE
Kira Greenfield, MN
Columbia Heights High School


In addition, one essay from each of the eight regional sections of the NFHS was selected to receive Honorable Mention for that section:

SECTION 1 HONORABLE MENTION
Kristina Schreiber, NJ
Old Bridge High School

SECTION 2 HONORABLE MENTION
Jillian Watkins, VA
Rockbridge County High School

SECTION 3 HONORABLE MENTION
Helena Metukmebong, GA
Archer High School

SECTION 4 HONORABLE MENTION
Jalen Buford, IN
Cathedral High School

SECTION 5 HONORABLE MENTION
Maggie Kleiman, MN
Hutchinson High School

SECTION 6 HONORABLE MENTION
Paul Eagle, TX
First Baptist Academy

SECTION 7 HONORABLE MENTION
Kailee Mai Truong, CA
Western Sierra Collegiate Academy

SECTION 8 HONORABLE MENTION
Keenan Kakuda, WA
North Kitsap High School


About HazingPrevention.Org™

HazingPrevention.Org™ is a national 501(c)3 organization dedicated to empowering people to prevent hazing, by providing education and resources, advocating on hazing prevention, and building partnerships with others. Major initiatives of the organization include National Hazing Prevention Week™, Prevent.Zone™ educational online courses, seminars, books, and educational resources that touch the lives of thousands of individuals, organizations, campuses and communities.

About National Federation of State High School Associations

Since 1920, The National Federation of State High School Associations has led the development of education -based interscholastic sports and activities that help students succeed in their lives. They set directions for the future by building awareness and support, improving the participation experience, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, and helping those who oversee high school sports and activities. Learn more at nfhs.org.

About National Hazing Prevention Week™

Sponsored by HazingPrevention.Org, National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) is an opportunity for campuses, schools, organizations, and communities to not only raise awareness, but to begin the conversation surrounding how to actively prevent hazing. This year, National Hazing Prevention Week