Monomoy High School Students Win Awards in Law Day Essay Contest

First, second and third place...
MRHS Junior Mila Bologna with teacher Richard Houston after she won first place in the Law Day Essay Contest. (MRHS photo)

Five Monomoy Regional High School students were honored with prizes for their entries in this year’s Law Day Essay Contest, held by the Barnstable County Bar Association.

MRHS junior Mila Bologna was awarded First Place; junior Joseph Cottle, Second Place; junior Hayden Casterlin, Third Place; and Honorable Mentions went to freshmen Hanna Slater and Talia Ricard. The students won cash prizes ranging from $50 to $200.

The 2019 Law Day theme was “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society.” Students were asked to write an essay on this topic in response to a specific quote from Thomas Jefferson. All of the Monomoy students honored were in Richard Houston’s U.S. and World History classes. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on