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LHS Students Tie for 1st Place in Local Speech Contest

Kyra Glover and Shea Patel will now compete in February at the state level of the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of Democracy contest.

Editor's Note: The following news brief was contributed by Lawrence Township Public Schools.

Lawrence High School (LHS) students Kyra Glover (10th grade) and Shea Patel (ninth grade) recently tied for first place at the post level of the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Competition.

The theme of this year's contest is "Is Our Constitution Still Relevant?"

Each student received $250 and earned a spot at the state competition to be held in February.

Kyra and Shea are students in Ellen Chepiga's public speaking class.

Paresh Patel January 11, 2013 at 05:06 PM
All the best and god bless........her
Gauri Patel January 11, 2013 at 08:30 PM
Yay!!!! I am so proud of you, Shea! Good Luck at the State Competition :) Love, Gauri Patel
Rajesh Mehta January 12, 2013 at 02:41 AM
All the best
Sanjay Patel January 12, 2013 at 04:57 AM
Congo Shea..it's so prideful tat u achieved this place....and all the very best for competition at state level ...from Prachi & Shivam:):)
Jinal Patel January 12, 2013 at 10:12 PM
Congrats Shea and best of luck for your future endeavors!! JSN from Jinal & Family
Kamina Patel January 13, 2013 at 02:29 AM
All the best beta...
Zubin Mehta January 13, 2013 at 02:41 PM
Congrats Shea! Jimmy bhai
vikram desai January 14, 2013 at 03:49 AM
Well done Shea.. We're so Proud of you!. keep it up..
Gopi Patel January 14, 2013 at 03:57 AM
Congrats Shea I so proud of you vadtal vara harikrushna maharaj tame Avi agad vadhare jayswaminarayan supprim lord swaminarayan Bhagwan make u very very happy Mama Mami. & Gopi didi jayswaminarayan
Smit Patel January 15, 2013 at 07:17 AM
Hey......congrats....moment of pride....all the best for future compititions...smit & family
Rajesh January 15, 2013 at 01:52 PM
Rajesh & Renuka Patel Congrats...Best of luck Shea.

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