St. John’s student wins prestigious prize in Estonia

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One of our grade 10 students, Miriam, has just returned from a 3-day trip to Tallinn, Estonia to receive first prize for an essay from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She was one of 30 finalists and won with her essay on the topic of “Diplomacy and Peace!” It was part of a contest organized by the Ministry and the Estonian School Student Councils’ Union, with the Foreign Ministry.

Miriam won the prestigious contest and was recognized by the Minister of Foreign38624061836_10a034842b_z Affairs.  As a part of her prize, she will accompany the Minister’s cabinet on a foreign mission in the next semester.

You can read Miriam’s essay here:                                      http://vm.ee/sites/default/files/content-editors/press/Essekonkurss.pdf

Here is the official story about the contest: http://vm.ee/en/news/foreign-minister-mikser-recognises-citizens-day-essay-contest-participants 

Congratulations to Miriam on this great achievement!