(JERICHO, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) congratulated the winners of the Fourth Annual Judy Jacobs Essay Contest during a special ceremony at the Jericho Public Library on Thursday, April 20.
Legislator Drucker awarded Nassau County Legislature Citations to contest winners Simone Mukherjee and Carina Zheng from the George Jackson Elementary School; Johnson Li from Cantiague Elementary and South Woods Middle School student Sophie Li.
Open to fifth- through eighth-grade students the 16th Legislative District, the contest was held in honor of Women’s History Month and in recognition of the late Nassau County Legislator and former Presiding Officer Judy Jacobs. The winners were selected from over 30 entries by Judy’s daughters, Jackie Jacobs Herschander and Linda Jacobs-Geller.
“Students who participated in this year’s essay writing contest, did a phenomenal job highlighting courageous women in their lives,” Legislator Drucker said. “It was a privilege to recognize these students and read their heartfelt essays about the women who inspire them every day.
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