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Akshay Prasadan Wins “Honorable Mention” in State Writing Competition
Junior Akshay Prasadan is commended for earning an honorable mention in the 2014-15 Penn State Writing AkshayPrasadan Competition.

In December 2014, eleven juniors were invited by their English teachers to participate in a writing competition sponsored by the Penn State University. Akshay Prasadan submitted an argumentative essay to a prompt. He wrote an article about the right to civil disobedience/social protest and then constructed a response. Akshay was chosen by a panel of his peers to move on to the state level, where he earned an “honorable mention.”
Akshay is a junior in Ms. Elizabeth Cecelia’s Honors English 11 class.