By Haley Loquercio | Intern, Office of Communication, Education, and Outreach
In celebration of Law Day on May 1, the Indiana Supreme Court promoted the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) writing contest for students in grades 3-12. Students were asked to answer why the founding fathers created three branches of government. Indiana had more participants than any other state and came away with three winners!
For the 3rd – 5th grade division, Raquel Atkins from Glen Park Academy in Gary won first place with an entry that included pictures. Seth Morris from Sugar Creek Consolidated in Terre Haute came in third with an entry about the separation of powers.
For the high school division, Randi Mincy from Harrison High School in Evansville won first place with an entry that reflected on lessons the founding fathers learned under British rule.
Read winning entries or watch the video at tinyurl.com/law-day-essay.