Congratulations 8th Grade Gandhi Essay Contest Winners!

This year we had 187 entries from 8th graders across Rhode Island, from which we selected22 finalists! These students and their families, teachers, and principals were invited to join us for our 2012 Gandhi Essay Award Ceremony on May 1st, from 5pm – 6pm at the Multicultural Center Forum at URI. At this ceremony we recognized several second and third place essay winners, and announced the overall first place essay winner, Grace Miner, who read her winning essay.

Congratulations, Grace Miner!

1st Place Gandhi Essay Contest Winner 2012

All Finalists received certificates and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners receive cash prizes! We’re so excited by this important opportunity for our Center to focus on educating Rhode Island youth about the history of Nonviolent Philosophy. We’d like to congratulate ALL off our participants for enlightening us with their thoughtful essays! Please join us in congratulating these amazing students!

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