APS News Release

Yorktown Student Essays Recognized by New York Times

Yorktown High School students Caroline Fatemi and Maya Ewart were runners-up in the New York Times Student Editorial Contest. Their essays were chosen out of over 6,300 essays that were submitted. Students were asked to choose a topic they care about, gather evidence from both New York Times and non-New York Times sources, and write a concise editorial (450 words or fewer) to convince readers of your point of view. More information can be found online.