Rodeo Palms Junior High Student Recognized Nationally

Rodeo Palms Junior High student, Marcus Lewis, Jr. was recognized by the Alvin ISD School Board for winning the popular vote in the National Student Essay Competition. Markus received $1,000 from Mary Kay Lazarus Public Relations for his extraordinary essay.

The National Student Essay Competition received essays submitted by students grade 6 through university examining the state of freedom of the press in the United States today in light of the First Amendment to our Constitution.

More than 200 essays were received from across the country, so it is an honor for Marcus to have been chosen amongst the strong competition.

Congratulations for your inspiring achievement!

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