Students from the Charles E. Smith High School for Boys at the Hartman Institute have been winners recently in two challenging, yet different competitions.
Shlomo Roiter, a 12th grader, won an Honorable Mention in an essay-writing contest sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv on U.S.-Israel relations after 60 years. The English-language essay is available to read here.
Ariel Abramowitz, an eighth grader, won fifth place in a preparatory round for a national geography studies contest, and a place in the regional finals. Ariel’s progress in the recent round was avidly followed in the school.
If Ariel survives into the final, national round, he will be in line for prizes, as well as national exposure – the contest finals will be televised. We have it from reliable sources that Ariel spends a great deal of time with his atlas, and is knowledgeable both in Israeli geography, as well as global data. We’ll update you on Ariel’s progress, as we get it.