Congressman Joe Heck Presents Making Democracy Work Award to Greenspun Junior High School in Henderson, Nevada
June 6, 2013
On May 28, 2013, Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada’s Third Congressional District presented the United States Capitol Historical Society’s award to Principal Susan M. Smith and Teacher April Paris for having the winning student in the junior division of the Society’s 2012 Making Democracy Work Student Essay Contest. Omar Qureshi was an eighth grade student at Greenspun Junior High when he competed in the 2012 essay contest. His essay, “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” was judged the most outstanding entry among the hundreds of essays received.