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Nozka, Bolwell & Lesho place in VFW Voice of Democracy Contest

Nozka, Bolwell & Lesho place in VFW Voice of Democracy Contest

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

The winners of this year’s Voice of Democracy Essay Competition are juniors Alyssa Nozka and Ashley Bolwell and Senior Alyssa Lesho. The contest applicants are all enrolled in Mrs. Lonergan’s public speaking course. The essay writing competition has been hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Sports Anchor Bruce Beck educates Becton students on broadcast journalism

Sports Anchor Bruce Beck educates Becton students on broadcast journalism

Noelia Moore, Editor

June 4, 2018

Lead sports anchor for WNBC Mr. Bruce Beck visited Becton Regional High School to speak to students enrolled in the public speaking, journalism and mass media electives about his career in broadcast journalism. The presentation, organized and coordinated by English Teacher Mrs. Lonergan and Freshman...

Becton’s Kruse & Demian both place in Mid-Bergen essay contest

Becton’s Kruse & Demian both place in Mid-Bergen essay contest

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018

Becton Regional High School Junior Paige Cruz and Senior Kyrillos Demian placed first and second in the 2018 Mid-Bergen Rotary Club 'Four-Way Test' Essay Contest. The purpose of the Four-Way Test is to promote truth, fairness, good will and friendship in people’s lives. Those who enter the essay...

Senior Cao participates in American Legion scholarship program

Senior Cao participates in American Legion scholarship program

Konrad Messyasz, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Senior Patrick Cao took part in the 2018 American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program for Bergen County on January 21 and placed fifth. The event took place in Rochelle Park at the American Legion Post 170. Patrick was chosen to enter the contest by his public speaking instructor, ...

Seniors Demian, Christiano & Cabezas win Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

Seniors Demian, Christiano & Cabezas win Voice of Democracy Essay Competition

Savannah Moorman and Fabiola Gonzalez

November 17, 2017

English Instructor Mrs. Lonergan has continued the tradition of overseeing the Voice of Democracy Essay Competition in her public speaking class. The annual contest, which began in 1947,  is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). The Voice of Democracy Program has been the VFW’s premier...

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