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.

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.

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, and Christos Kolovos, Contest Coordinator, Greens Farms Academy.

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.

CBF President James T. Shearin

CBF President James T. Shearin

Runner-Up Daniel Coppinger

Runner-Up Daniel Coppinger

Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille, Runner-Up Daniel Coppinger, and Andrew O'Brien, Contest Coordinator, Simsbury High School.

Essay Contest Award Ceremony Reception

Essay Contest Award Ceremony Reception

Following the award ceremony, there was a reception in the Museum of Connecticut History.