2004-05-28 / Community

Takes First Place in Heritage Contest

Takes First Place in Heritage Contest


Belinda Rosen (center) with her 4th grade teacher, June Lindenbaum (left), and Lieutenant Governor Mary O. Donohue (right) at the awards ceremony held on May 13.Belinda Rosen (center) with her 4th grade teacher, June Lindenbaum (left), and Lieutenant Governor Mary O. Donohue (right) at the awards ceremony held on May 13.

0 Belinda Rosen, a fourth grader at P.S. 114Q, has been chosen the first place winner in the Elementary School Level of the 2004 Jewish Heritage Writing Contest, Celebrating 350 Years of Jewish Life in America: A Shared Heritage of Freedom and Opportunity.

This is a contest that was co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York and the New York City Department of Education with the support of McGraw-Hill.

Nine-year-old Belinda’s essay was one of many hundreds of applications that were submitted from all over the City of New York. She was presented with a Certificate of Achievement and a $250 check by Lieutenant Governor Mary O. Donohue at her offices at 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY, on May 13, 2004. June Lindenbaum, Belinda’s teacher, was also awarded a $250 gift certificate, which she can use towards the purchase of books from Macmillan/ McGraw-Hill, or its affiliate Glencoe.


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