Law Day 2020 Essay Contest Award Recipients
The Hunterdon County Bar Association celebrated Law Day with the recognition of students who had excelled in the 2020 Law Day Essay Contest. For the second consecutive year, the Bar Association honored high school students who participated in an essay writing contest. All local high school seniors were invited to write and submit an essay of no more than 500 words which addressed the topic of “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100”.
Peter Marra, Esq. of Schenck, Price, Smith & King and Christopher Vaccaro, Esq., Hunterdon County Assistant Prosecutor, Co-chairs of the Hunterdon County Bar Association Law Day Committee, along with their committee members and the Hunterdon County Bar Association Board of Officers and Trustees have recognized each winning essay with a certificate and a cash award. All other essay contest participants were recognized with a certificate and a gift card from a local restaurant.
North Hunterdon High School
First place essay: Rhea Kochhar
Second place essay: Gillian McCaffrey
Third place essay: Alexandra Macce
Honorable Mention: Isabella Stagg and Lilian Wiegand
South Hunterdon High School
First place essay: Rylee Bordwick
Voorhees High School
First place essay: Eleanor Curley
Second place essay: Kiera McLaughlin
Third place essay: Alfred “Will” Schweikert
Delaware Valley Regional High School
First place essay:Riley Fitz
The Law Day program is cosponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and made possible through funding from IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey.
Portions of the winning essays can be heard at the following links:
Rhea Kochhar, North Hunterdon High School: Kochhar
Riley Fitz, Delaware Valley High School: Fitz
Eleanor Curley, Voorhees High School: Curley
Rylee Bordwick, South Hunterdon: Bordwick