Mechanicville-Stillwater, NY 1403

Americanism Contest

The Americanism Essay Contest for 2023

This year's Americanism Essay Contest was again a great success. The theme for the year was “What is My American Dream.” The three schools, Hoosic Valley, Stillwater, Augustine Classical Academy and Mechanicville, submitted a total of 250 essays. The dinners were held on March 28 for the Division one, 5th th th grade, Division two, 6 Grade, Division three, 7 grade and division four, 8th grade. In addition to the essayists, parents and siblings attended. Also we had a principal, vice principle and some teachers, as well as a number of district dignitaries.
“What is My American Dream”

The students who produced the best essays are: Division 1 Grade 5 • Hoosic Valley Schools 1st Place, Andres Del Ra 2nd Place Callie Bouchette 3rd Place Nora Luskin

Division 2 Grade 6 1st Place and District winner Taylor Mondoux, Stillwater 2nd Place, Henry Nadler, Stillwater 3rd Place LeRoyal Amoaka, Mechanicville
Division 3 Grade 7 1st Place and District winner, Mya Price Stillwater 2nd Place Brooklynne Russo, Stillwater 3rd Place and District winner Joshua Donavan, Stillwater
Division 4 Grade 8 1st Place and District winner, Maria Pitanello Mechanicville 2nd Place and District winner, Briella Cenci, Stillwater 3rd Place and District winner, Cecelia Ford Stillwater