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HazingPrevention.Org™ Announces 2019 National Hazing Prevention Week NFHS High School Essay Contest Winners

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HazingPrevention.Org™ Announces 2019 National Hazing Prevention Week NFHS High School Essay Contest Winners

HPO LogoJuly 17, 2019 (LaGrange, GA)  HazingPrevention.Org (HPO) is proud to announce the recipients of the 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 “Recognize. Prepare. Act”. The contest is in support of National Hazing Prevention Week which is September 23-27 this year, and is sponsored with generous support by and partnership with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

Winners Selected

FIRST PLACE
Eric Jiang, AZ
BASIS Peoria

SECOND PLACE
Tera Picente, NY
Thomas R. Proctor High School

THIRD PLACE
Aanika Eragam, GA
Milton 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
Sophia Zion, NY
Townsend Harris High School

SECTION 2 HONORABLE MENTION
Vinay Gupta, PA
North Allegheny Senior High School

SECTION 3 HONORABLE MENTION
Ashley Hollingsworth, AL
Locust Fork High School

SECTION 4 HONORABLE MENTION
Sydney Dudley, MI
Portage Northern High School

SECTION 5 HONORABLE MENTION
Saray Bedoya, NE
Papillion-LaVista High School

SECTION 6 HONORABLE MENTION
Kathy Ho, AR
Van Buren High School

SECTION 7 HONORABLE MENTION
Tanshi Jain, CA
Saint Francis High School

SECTION 8 HONORABLE MENTION
Kendall Storer, MT
Butte 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, HazingPrevention.Org Institute & Academy™, 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 will be observed September 23-27, 2019. The theme of this year’s NHPW is “Recognize. Prepare. Act”.

 

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