On Thursday, May 26, at the Levittown Hall in Hicksville, sixth grade finalists were chosen from twenty-six participating schools and honored for their creative and innovative ideas for new laws. The entries touched on topics such as health care, school safety, environmental protection, child safety, and the use of electronics. Maeve Doherty was the winning sixth grade contestant representing the Brother Joseph C. Fox Latin School. Her law stated that children should be required to get flu shots to prevent themselves and other children in school from getting sick. This would ensure a healthier school environment.
Congratulations to Maeve for her wise contribution and participation in government which is key to the future of all children and our democracy!