Student Essay Contest: Agitate! The Legacy of Frederick Douglass and Abolition of Newark

The Rutgers University-Newark Chancellor, Nancy Cantor, and the entire Rutgers Newark campus commemorated the 170th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’ visit to Newark.

NBOE Award winning students are:

  • 1st Place: Avinash Venukopan – Grade 6, Mount Vernon Elementary School
  • 2nd Place: Allure Massey – Grade 8, Chancellor Avenue School
  • 3rd Place: Kettlen Souza-Pereira – Grade 6, Wilson Avenue School