Abington junior wins Juneteenth Art & Prose of Freedom Youth Contest

An essay written by Maddie Krassner, a rising junior at Abington Senior High School, was selected as a winning entry for the third annual Art & Prose of Freedom Youth Contest, which was part of Montgomery County’s Juneteenth celebration in Norristown this week.

She received a $100 gift card and a certificate for her entry.

According to the district, Krassner also participated in the Juneteenth flag raising ceremony this morning and read an excerpt from her essay.

More information about the contest can be found here.

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