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Law Day Essay 2020
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The Law Day essay contest encourages young people to give thought to current social and legal issues and to express their views on the issues. The essay topics for 2020 were:

  1. The United States is about to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment.How has women’s suffrage impacted our state, local, and federal political landscapes?
  2. If you could amend one portion of the United States Constitution, what would you add, delete, or change and why?
  3. What differences would you expect to see in our political candidates’ focus if the voting age were lowered to 16? Why would you encourage or discourage such a change?

Winners

1st Place is awarded to Ryan Williams, a student from Dallastown Senior High School.  His teacher is Mark Koons.   Ryan will receive a $300.00 Amazon gift card and a Certificate of Achievement. He chose to write an essay on the topic of “What differences would you expect to see in our political candidates’ focus if the voting age were lowered to 16?  Why would you encourage or discourage such a change?” Ryan's essay is here.


2nd Place is awarded to Justin Stough, a student from West York Senior High School.  His teacher is Carolyn Daugherty.   Justin will receive a $200.00 Amazon giftcard and a Certificate of Achievement. Justin's essay is here.

 

 


3rd Place is awarded to Faith Kuzmiak, a student from York County School of Technology.  Her teacher is Lauren Calaman.  Faith will receive a $100.00 Amazon giftcard and a Certificate of Achievement. Faith's essay is here.

 

 

Honorable Mention is awarded to Jacqueline Kiszka, a student from West York Senior High School.  Her teacher is Carolyn Daugherty. Jacqueline will receive a Certificate of Appreciation. Jacqueline's essay is here.


 

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