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Fifth Grader Wins STEM-Themed Essay Contest

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Neil Armstrong Middle School fifth grader Artemis Conaboy was one of the winners of the “Why STEM Learning Is Important To My Future” essay contest, sponsored by Fun Slides Carpet Skate Park and radio station STAR 100.7 FM.

As a winner of the contest, all of the students on NAMS Team Atlantis will enjoy a free field trip to Fun Slides Carpet Skate Park. Artemis was announced as a winner on STAR 100.7 FM’s “The Bubba Show” morning radio broadcast.

In her essay, Artemis wrote: “Many children like myself dream of making a difference in this world. Engineers are a big part of why this system we humans call life works well. STEM is a major part of thousands of kids around the country’s future.”

Please click here to learn more about the essay contest.

All of the students on Team Atlantis entered the contest. They are taught by teachers Dari Durigon, Katie Leckenby and Melinda Romito.