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SAS Kendall Junior Victor Ramirez Wins Countywide 2018 Black History Essay Contest

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Miami, March 1, 2018 - SAS Kendall Campus Junior Victor Ramirez has been named as the First Place Winner in the 2018 Black History Essay Contest in the high school category. The contest was sponsored by MDCPS Department of Social Sciences and United Teachers of Dade and was promoted by Victor’s AP English teacher Dr. Keisha McIntyre-Mccullough.

Victor will receive a cash prize of $200 and is invited to the Thirlee Smith 1st Annual Black History Brain Bowl to be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Lyric Theater.

Victor’s essay was in response to the following prompt: African Americans have faced and continue to face unique issues during times of war beginning with the French and Indian War and the American Revolution to the present “War on Terrorism.” Research the unique experience of African Americans during times of war and explain to your reader the important role African Americans have had accordingly.

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