Dr. Kevin G. Perry along with Brian Garcia of Remnant Construction and contest sponsor presented the 2018 awards to the following Dr. Samuel S. Gaines Essay Contest winners:

 

HIGH SCHOOL

1st place – Shantal Mitchell (Performance Based Preparatory Academy)

2nd place – Sara Aube (Lincoln Park Academy)

3rd place – Jamya Wiley (Lincoln Park Academy)

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

1st place – Jayden Diago (Northport K8)

2nd place – Leslie Aguilar-Ayungua (Samuel S. Gaines Academy)

3rd place – McKayla Sanon (Northport K-8)

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1st place – Hayden Starkman (Savanna Ridge Elementary School)

2nd place – Lesly Hernandez (Samuel S. Gaines Academy)

3rd place – Yeraldy Salgado (Ft. Pierce Magnet School of the Arts)