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Congratulations to Giovana da Silva, One the Winning Authors of the Framingham 2020 Essay Contest

Congratulations to Giovana da Silva, One the Winning Authors of the Framingham 2020 Essay Contest

Participating in these essay contest was a great opportunity for students to apply the knowledge of essay writing they have learned in their Portuguese Language Arts class this year. Giovana, one the winning authors, read her essay in Portuguese during the celebration on February 24th.

Essay Contest     Essay Contest

The essay prompt was: "In 500 words or less tell us three ideas you would like to be implemented in Framingham. Why these ideas are important to you and why are they important to our city?" Some of their ideas suggested included:
  • Expansion of public transportation.
  • More investment in education
  • More  ESL classes for adult learners ( this was in almost all essays)
  • More affordable housing
  • Expansion of the recycling program
  • Built more shelters for the homeless
  • Have more events to celebrate Framingham diversity 

You can read Giovana's essays in Portuguese and in English HERE.