N. Y. Collegians Take Division Essay Prizes

three New York college men accounted for the three prizes in their division. City College furnished two winners.

Daniel Raylesburg, 1655 Townsend avenue, Bronx, won first prize of $25 in the college group. Raylesburg is a lower sophomore at C. C. N. Y. and is seventeen years old.

Second prize is awarded to Ralph M. Weisberger, 803 West 180th street, New York City. Weisberger is a graduate student at C. C. N. Y. and is twenty-two years old. He will receive $10.

Third prize ($5) goes to Ar-Thur Margulies, 1314 Seneca avenue, Bronx, a student at St. John’s Law School.

In this division Samuel M. Turk. also of City College, was a close contender for third place. However, the decision of the judges marked the letter of Margulies as more effective and kept Turk from making a clean sweep of the college division for C. C. N. Y.

HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION

The high school division found three schools already high in the running of points climbing still further in the race for the Biggest Jewish News of the Week Trophy.

Oscar Wieder, a junior at James Madison High School, won first prize of $10 and a gold medal. Wieder will also receive 100 points for Madison as a result of his victory in the scholastic division.

Second prize in this division goes to Abe Rubin, a student of Hebrew Parochial School. Rubin was awarded a third prize of $2 and a bronze medal in the second contest two weeks ago. Today he receives a $5 cash award and a silver medal. He earns seventy points for his school.

Third prize in the high school group goes to Miss Beatrice Bernstein, 1258 Lincoln place, Brooklyn. Miss Bernstein merited honorable mention from the judges last week. She will receive $2 and a bronze medal. Miss Bernstein has the distinction of being the only girl to win a prize in the fourth Biggest Jewish News of the Week contest.

Five honorable mentions in the high school group were awarded to Robert Brodkin, De Witt Clinton; Irving Lesser, Manual Training; Henr#. Philips, Alexander Hamilton; Joseph Schwartz, Brooklyn Tech, and Achad Sanders, James Madison High.

For the second time in two weeks a student from James Madison High School won first prize in the Bulletin contest.

SPECIAL COMMENDATION

In accordance with the policy established by the judges a few weeks ago, the following merited special commendation from the judiciary board for fine letters: David Klinger, Mrs. Diana Forman, William B. Furie, Marvin L. Chase, Samuel Adler (winner of first prize two weeks ago). Lillian Berry, Jacob Zlotnlk, Nathan Caspar, Agnes Kent.

The three winners of prizes in the non-student division have entered all four contests. This marks the first time they have won prizes. They should be commended for their persistence, their interest and their excellent letters.

In the collegiate group, W### berger and Raylesberg are newcomers to the contest, while Arthur Margulies is a regular entrant.

SCHOOL STANDINGS

The standing of the schools in the race for the News Trophy to be presented to the high school with the greatest number of points at the end of the year is as follows:

School Pts.

James Madison 320

Hebrew Parochial 145

George Washington 125

Townsend Harris 125

Benjamin Franklin 120

De Witt Clinton 100

New Utrecht 95

Seward Park 75

James Monroe 50

The following schools have twenty-five points each: Samuel Tilden, Girls, Jefferson, Washington Irving, Alexander Hamilton, Manual Training and Brooklyn Technical.

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