State Lawmakers Honor Essay Contest Winners

Contributed Photo In honor of Women’s History Month, state Representative Nicole Klarides-Ditria and state Senator Eric Berthel hosted an essay contest for Seymour sixth graders with the theme, “How a Connecticut Woman Made a Contribution to the State and/or Nation and How it Has Influenced Me.”

The winner and runner-up finishers were picked by the teachers at Seymour Middle School and were presented with an official state citation and pin. The winner and runner-up, and who they profiled, are:

First Place – Adelina Barreira – Caroline Maria Hewins

Runner-Up – Colin Stewart – Ella Tambussi Grasso


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