2016-2017 Essay Contest Award Ceremony

The 2016-2017 Essay Contest Award Ceremony where the winners were presented with their awards was held on June 7, 2017 at the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Runner-Up Michelle Xiong Poses with Award

Runner-Up Michelle Xiong Poses with Award

Runner-Up Michelle Xiong poses with Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, Greenwich High School Contest Coordinator Aaron Hull, and her family.

Michelle Xiong Runner-Up

Michelle Xiong Runner-Up

Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, Runner-Up Michelle Xiong, Fellows Education and Program Committee Chair Daniel A. Schwartz, and Aaron Hull, Contest Coordinator, Greenwich High School.

Statewide Winner Zach Reznikoff

Statewide Winner Zach Reznikoff

Statewide Winner Zach Reznikoff poses with Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, Greens Farms Academy Contest Coordinator Christos Kolovos, and his family.

Award Plaques

Award Plaques

Senior Justice Poses with the Contest Winners

Senior Justice Poses with the Contest Winners

Runner-Up Daniel Coppinger, Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, Runner-Up Michelle Xiong, Statewide Winner Zach Reznikoff.

Winner Zach Reznikoff Receives his Award

Winner Zach Reznikoff Receives his Award

Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, Winner Zach Reznikoff, Fellows Education and Program Committee Chair Daniel A. Schwartz.

Winners Pose Behind the Bench

Winners Pose Behind the Bench

Runner-Up Michelle Xiong, Winner Zach Reznikoff, and Runner-Up Daniel Coppinger try sitting behind the bench.

Justices Presided over the Ceremony

Justices Presided over the Ceremony

Justice Andrew J. McDonald, Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, and Justice Gregory T. D'Auria presided over this year's ceremony.