Central Student Wins Essay Award

Central Student Wins Essay Award photo
Valley Stream Central High School senior Ogochukwu Chukwuma won the Second Place Best Essay Award in the High School Division of the 13th Japanese Center at Stony Brook Essay Competition. Sponsored by Canon USA, this contest aims to promote awareness and understanding of Japan in the United States and to help young Americans broaden their international horizons.
 
Ogochukwu’s winning essay is titled, "Silence: The Art of Communication." She will be awarded a certificate, a check for $1,500 and a Canon camera, and will be formally recognized during a ceremony and reception at Stony Brook University on April 15.