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Middle School Student Sam A. Named Kaplun Essay Contest Finalist

Posnack Middle School students Sam A. and Daniel S. entered the 26th Annual Kaplun Essay Contest. The Kaplun Foundation encourages young people to appreciate and value their Jewish heritage. Sam’s essay on the topic “My Favorite Jewish Hero or Heroine, Biblical, Historical or Contemporary and His or Her Influence on Jewish History, Jewish Values and Me,” was awarded a cash prize of $750. He will learn whether his essay will be named the overall finalist later this summer. Kol ha-kavod to Sam and Daniel.

Click here to read Sam’s essay.