Rosharon 8th Grade Student Won Popular Vote In National Contest

When Marcus Lewis Jr wrote the text about the importance of a free press in a free society he did not have any expectations. The National Student Essay Competition asked for students ranging from 6th grade to college to write a 500 words essay about the importance of the freedom of the press in regards to our First Amendment in the US constitution.

If you want to read his essay please click here.

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