Local High School Students Win Otterbein University Contest


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Three central Ohio high school students have been recognized by Otterbein University in the third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Multimedia, Essay and Art Contest.  Twenty-seven students participated in the contest.

Local high school students were asked to submit an artistic response to the question, “Thinking on a global or local scale, how can you be the change you want to see in the world or your community?”

The top three winning entries were as follows:

  • First Place: Colin Fugger, a sophomore at Westerville North High School, for a poem titled Small Acts of Love Bring the Biggest Change.  Fugger received an Otterbein gift bag and a $100 Amazon gift card.
  • Second Place: Emma Shoemaker, a sophomore at Bishop Hartley High School, for an essay titled Be the Change.  Shoemaker also received an Otterbein gift bag and a $75 Amazon gift card.
  • Third place: Emily DiAlbert, a sophomore at Westerville North High School, for a poem titled Watching.  DiAlbert received an Otterbein gift bag and a $50 Amazon gift card.