CHS Students Honored in Essay Contest

CHS Students Honored in Essay Contest
February 2011 - Arizona Christian University, formerly Southwestern College, recently sponsored the Grand Canyon State Games 2011 National Essay Contest. The contest succeeded in stimulating creativity and imagination as the particpants expressed their perspectives regarding significant personal societal issues in today's America. The judges were amazed at the level of talend exhibited from 12 states (Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, and Vermont).

Out of the 2,487 students that particpated, two students from Cortez received recognition and a scholarship from Arizona Christian University for their outstanding essays. Dafina Haliti, 11th grade, received a bronze medal and Paola Hurtado, 12th grade, received a gold medal in the Spanish division.

Congratulations to both students for their achievement and scholarships.