Abington Junior High School Student Wins First Place in “No Place for Hate” Essay Contest
Congratulations to Abington Junior High School 8th grade student, Gabrielle Oliveira, who won first prize in the Anti-Defamation League’s 2017 “No Place for Hate” essay contest. Gabrielle’s essay was chosen out of 300 submissions, and she was recognized by the ADL at the inaugural “No Place for Hate” Designation Celebration held at the Walnut Street Theatre. Gabrielle and her parents were treated to a VIP breakfast before the ceremony, where she was presented with a certificate and a $250 TD Bank Visa Gift Card. Gabrielle was joined by Abington Junior High School Assistant Principal Mr. Ronald Brison and several of her Junior High School peers, who attended the ceremony to receive the “No Place for Hate” designation banner for Abington Junior High School.