Mazal tov to 8th grade students Devorah Benveniste and Tehila Schwab on their top 10 placement in the Junior Orange Bowl's writing competition. The theme of this year's contest, which is open to 8th grade students in South Florida, was "How Has Nature Helped Me in This Time of Pandemic?" Of the 271 essays submitted from 30 different schools, Devorah and Tehila were recognized among the top 10 best entries. The students were honored at a ceremony on Sunday, May 2 at the Coral Gables Museum, where the top 3 finishers were announced. A special mazal tov to Devorah on winning First Place in the competition! Please enjoy both students' essays below. We wish them much continued success.
Devorah Benveniste Essay
Tehila Schwab Essay