2021 Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Essay Contest Winners! 

The ACPL is excited to announce the 2021 Civic Initiative Essay Contest winners!

First Place ($1,500)  Susannah Braswell, Harrison School for the Arts

Second Place ($1,000)  Tyler Brannan, Auburndale High School

Third Place ($500)  Santiago Duarte, Winter Haven High School

All three of these Polk County high schoolers will be receiving scholarship awards to use for their school of choice.

Thank you to all of the students who submitted essays for our contest! By participating, you are leading the charge for promoting civil discourse, civic engagement and civic renewal.

Awards will be mailed.

Susannah Braswell

Tyler Brannan

Santiago Duarte

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