Two Gerstell Students Chosen as Finalists for Essay Competition

“Champions of Courage” is designed to commemorate Black History Month by celebrating positive role models for youth. The essay competition provides an opportunity for students to participate in a scholastic competition, to gain confidence in their abilities, and to be recognized for their achievement. “Champions of Courage” also serves to share with one and all the legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gerstell Academy students Imari Owens '25 and John Delgado '23 have been selected as two of the 15 finalists from grades 6-12 in the Baltimore metro area in the Champions of Courage Essay Competition. Each student submitted an essay, and subsequent video, on their personal Champion of Courage.
The top 3 essayists will be announced during a Champions of Courage special which airs on Sunday, February 27th at the following times:
  • FOX45 News: 12:30 p.m.
  • CW Baltimore: 5:00 p.m.
  • MyTV Baltimore: 6:00 p.m.
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