2008 Grand Prize Winners & Finalists

Congratulations to the Grand Prize winners of the Virginia State Bar’s 2008 Law in Society Award Competition.

First Place:
Emily Ann Walker
Rockbridge County High School, Lexington
Essay

Second Place:
Jenny Anna Shultis
Rockbridge County High School, Lexington 

 Rockbridge
Emily Ann Walker (center) and Jenny Anna Shultis of Rockbridge
County High School in Lexington receive first and second place honors
from their teacher, Dennis Moore, in May.

 

Third Place:
Dila Dahlia Mignouna
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies, Richmond

Maggie Walker
Dila Dahlia Mignouna receives third place honors during a June ceremony
at Maggie L. Walker Governor's School for Government and International
Studies in Richmond.

 

Honorable Mentions:
Roanoke Region
Lucy Claire Britt
Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg

Northern Piedmont Region
Jonathan Martin Bryan
Briar Woods High School, Ashburn

Central Region
Melissa D. Johnson
Heritage High School, Lynchburg

Northern Virginia Region
Margaret Montavon
Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School, Arlington

Hampton Roads Region
Alison Leigh Mygas
Kempsville High School, Virginia Beach

Peninsula Region
Lauren Tappan
York High School, Yorktown

Southside Region
Amber Nicole Woodard
Sussex Central High School, Sussex

Congratulations to the following students who were named finalists in the 2008 Law in Society Award Competition:
Victoria Barber
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Suffolk

Jeffrey Richmond Brothers
Heritage High School, Lynchburg

Jesse Christopher Cox
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Suffolk

Kelsey Ann Cox
Potomac Falls High School, Sterling

Basil Marlowe Fedun
Stafford Senior High School, Falmouth

Shepherd Lee McAllister
Rockbridge County High School, Lexington

Karlin Roithmayr
York High School, Yorktown

William Arthur Roy Jr.
Holy Cross Regional Catholic School, Lynchburg

Joseph P. Samuels
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies, Richmond

Stephanie Rose Smith
Lloyd C. Bird High School, Chesterfield

Updated: Jul 10, 2012