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Law Day Awards

Law Day Awards
 
ANKENY, Iowa (May 10, 2017) - Fourteen Ankeny students win awards during the annual Law Day celebration sponsored by the Polk County Bar Association and ARAG Legal Insurance.  Each year students in grades K-12 in Polk County are invited to compete in the visual arts, music, essay, and poetry categories.
 
This year’s theme, The Fourteenth Amendment: Transforming American Democracy, provided students the opportunity to explore the many ways that the Fourteenth Amendment has reshaped American law and society. 
 
Ankeny winners include:
Olivia Arrowsmith - Prairie Ridge Middle School - second place, middle school music and performing arts
Sophie Bergan - Northview Middle School - third place, high school essay  
Lukis Beroth - East Elementary - first place,  fourth grade poster
Josie Bishop - Westwood Elementary - second place, fourth grade poster; second place, fourth grade essay
Lawrence Deng - Northview Middle School - second place, middle school essay
Sophia Epstein - Northview Middle School - second place, high school visual arts
Ella Huyser - Westwood Elementary - second place, fifth grade essay
Natalie Prill - Westwood Elementary - second place, fifth grade poster
Xaria Campbell - Prairie Ridge Middle School - first place,  middle school poetry
Corinna Cox - Westwood Elementary - first place, fifth grade poster; first place overall elementary poster winner
Grant Miller - Northview Middle School - second place, middle school poetry
Elizabeth Overberg - Northview Middle School - first place, middle school essay
Anna Senneff - Ankeny High School - first place, high school essay
Allison Su - Northview Middle School - first place, middle school visual arts
 
Law Day has been celebrated since 1958 when President Dwight Eisenhower signed the proclamation declaring it a day to celebrate and strengthen the American heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under the law.