Stamford, CT - Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that 14 SPS students were recognized for their writing or artistic talents by the Fairfield County Bar Association at its “Law Day” ceremony, which was recently held at the Stamford Superior Court. Thirteen judges, representing the Superior Court of the Judiciary of Stamford and Norwalk, greeted the winning students and more than 50 family and community members.
The elementary and secondary students who entered this year’s Bar Association Law Day Challenge addressed the topic, “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society.” Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City of Stamford Vicki Cooper kicked off the event with a presentation of Mayor Martin’s Law Day Proclamation. Honorable Stephanie McLaughlin presided over the ceremonies and recognized each of the Stamford students. Winning students:
Nathalie Saon, Davenport Ridge Elementary, 1st Place, Grade 3 Art
Sandi Soan, Rippowam Middle School, 1st Place, 6th Grade Art
Elizabeth Hernandez, Scofield Magnet Middle, 1st Place, 8th Grade Art
Grace Tolla, Scofield Magnet Middle, 2nd Place, 8th Grade Art
Fernando Hernandez Mesinas, Scofield Magnet Middle, 3rd Place, 8th Grade Art