Oklahoma City-area students win Law Day contests

“Realizing the Dream: Equality for All” was the theme of Oklahoma Bar Association art and writing contest.
By the Oklahoma Bar Association Published: April 13, 2013

Nine metro-area students won awards in the Law Day art and writing contests sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Josh Hawkins from Charles Haskell Elementary in Edmond won $50 for first place, and Ashley Jean Ortiz, also from Charles Haskell, won $25 for second place in the third-grade collage contest.

Jaxon Grundy from Angie Debo Elementary in Edmond won $50 for second place in the fifth-grade creative writing contest.

Georgia Burnstein won $50 for her first-place collage in the visual arts category while Charlie Suenram won second place and $25 for his diorama in the visual arts category. Sabrina Lopez won $50 for second place in creative writing. All three are sixth-graders at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in Edmond.

Edmond Sequoyah Middle School seventh-grader Emersyn Powell won $50 for first place in the visual arts category with a mosaic, while Anna Olson, also a seventh-grader from Sequoyah, won $50 for second in the creative writing category.

Austin Buchanan, a first-grader from Virginia Smith Elementary School in Harrah, won $50 for first place in the coloring contest for his grade.

Buchanan, Hawkins, Powell and Burnstein, along with other first-place winners, received their awards from state Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Colbert at a ceremony at the state Capitol.

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For a list of contest winners, go to www.okbar.org/lawday.

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