HITN census essay contest winner


HITN is pleased to announce the winner of the citywide ¡Tú Cuentas! 2020 Census Essay Writing Contest. Congratulations to Alyssa Carter from P.S. 197Q, The Ocean School located in Far Rockaway, Queens! Alyssa Carters’ essay was the most popular essay receiving a majority of the online votes and earning the title of HITN NYC 2020 Student Census Ambassador.  A very special congratulations to P.S. 197Q’s Principal Christina Villavicencio and Ms. Paula Byck,  Alyssa’s 4th grade teacher for their leadership and hard work! Earning the second place spot is Ava Ramos from P.S. 380 located in Brooklyn. Way to go Ava! You can read Ava Ramos Essay here. And a special 3rd place shout out goes to Xandre Maldonado from P.S. 20 located in Manhattan!  Don’t miss Xandre’s essay found here

We are very proud of all the students efforts and contributions that will help impact our communities for the next ten years! A very special thank you to our Principals and teachers for their collaboration and outstanding contribution during a challenging time.  We are all very proud of our community.  ¡TU CUENTAS!