MCPS Students Win Top Awards in Annual Girl Power Contest
The winners of the Montgomery County Commission for Women’s (CFW) fifth annual Girl Power Contest have been selected. This year, contestants were asked to address the following questions, “What do you see as the three biggest accomplishments women have achieved over the last 50 years? What three accomplishments do you believe would make the biggest impact over the next 50 years?”
Judges evaluated more than 30 entries, from short stories to drawings based on creativity and content.
This year’s winners are:
- First Place: Arya Krishnan, 2nd grade, Jones Lane Elementary School
- First Place: Nubian Lloyd, 8th grade, Gaithersburg Middle School
- Honorable Mention: Sara Benachenhou, 8th grade, Julius West Middle School
- First Place: Nuha Nadeem, 10th grade, Col. Zadok Magruder High School
- Honorable Mention: Yoksha Muruganantham, 11th grade, Poolesville High School
The contest was sponsored by the Montgomery County Commission for Women, Montgomery County Public Libraries, and Friends of the Library.