April 27, 2017
For immediate release.
Media contact: Sarah Morelli, Advancement Coordinator
0033 Maggie Acosta (7th) and Creative Writing teacher Mrs. Chrissie Ferguson
5565: Maggie Acosta giving her acceptance speech
5566: Maggie Acosta with Rosalie Franks
ROSARIAN 7TH GRADER WINS 1ST PLACE IN PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS ESSAY CONTEST
Rosarian Academy 7th grader Maggie Acosta won first place in the 2017 essay competition put forth by the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews. This yearÕs essay topic was the importance of voting. An excerpt from MaggieÕs essay :
ÒSometimes a voterÕs candidate wins and sometimes they lose, but the belief that we are grounded in the same goodness gives us the faith to all move together in the same directionÓ
Hundreds of students from public and private middle and high schools throughout Palm Beach County submitted essays for a chance to earn recognition in this competition. Maggie will had the opportunity to share her essay with the organization and all in attendance at the awards ceremony at the Paramount on Monday, April 24th.
Rosarian Academy, founded in 1925, educates students from early childhood through eighth grade and offers an exceptionally strong academic program enriched by athletics, visual and performing arts, and community service opportunities. The independent, Catholic school is located on Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach and is sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. For more information, visit www.rosarian.org or call 561.345.3106.