ELIZABETH– Members of the Benedictine Academy chapter of the Junior State of America recently participated in debates at several fall Junior State conventions.
Emilie Burke (center) of Colonia, won two “Best Speaker” awards at the JSA “Fall State 2009 Convention” for the Mid-Atlantic Region, held in Parsippany Nov. 21-22. Burke also won a “Best Speaker” Award at the JSA “South Atlantic Regional Mini-Regionals” held in Rockville, MD in late October.
Pictured with Burke are fellow debaters from the Elizabeth school, (from left to right): Geraline Arroyo of Union; Sara Pereira of Elizabeth; (Burke); Ludmilla Perez of Elizabeth, and Alicia Onacki of Roselle.
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