2004-01-16 / Community

Far Rock Student Wins Contest

Far Rock Student Wins Contest


Shakia Parson, a student at Far Rock­away High School, was awarded first prize in the essay contest given by the New York City Housing Authority African American Cultural Committee in its second annual community collaborative Cul­tural Day of Unity. The contest was held at the Madison Boys and Girls Club on Beach 40 Street. In addition to the many essays read, there were vocal renditions, dancers and lots of food. Shakia Parson is pictured along with Angelica Parson.Shakia Parson, a student at Far Rock­away High School, was awarded first prize in the essay contest given by the New York City Housing Authority African American Cultural Committee in its second annual community collaborative Cul­tural Day of Unity. The contest was held at the Madison Boys and Girls Club on Beach 40 Street. In addition to the many essays read, there were vocal renditions, dancers and lots of food. Shakia Parson is pictured along with Angelica Parson.

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