Human Rights Commission Essay Contest

2022 Winona Human Rights Commission Essay Contest Winners


The Winona Human Rights Commission has named the winners of their annual essay contest for area students in grades 9 through 12.  The contestants wrote an essay based on one of four topics designated by the commission. The following is the list of winners and their topics:

 

  • 1st Place: Madison Gorka, Junior, Cotter High School, “Individual freedom versus public responsibility; which is more important and why?”
  • 2nd Place: Mary Moore, Junior, Cotter High School; “Is it possible to discriminate against a group or a person and not realize it?  What is the best way to handle that situation?”
  • 3rd Place: Hannah Casselman, Junior, Cotter High School; “Is it possible to discriminate against a group or a person and not realize it?  What is the best way to handle that situation?”

 

The essay contest winners will each be awarded a Visa gift card and a certificate.