Braunstein Announces Winners of Student Mother’s Day Essay Contest

QUEENS – New York State Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein (D-Bayside) on June 17 announced the winners of his annual Mother's Day Essay & Poetry Contest for students in grades two through five in Northeast Queens.

The winners were Zoe Olivia Chi, 2nd grade P.S. 31Q in Bayside, Sohana Singh, 3rd grade P.S. 115Q in Glen Oaks, Luana Restrepo, 4th grade P.S. 221Q in Little Neck, and Evan Lianos, 5th grade William Spyropoulos Greek-American Day School in Flushing.

“Thank you to the over 200 students from schools throughout Northeast Queens who participated in my office’s Mother's Day Essay and Poetry Contest,” said Assemblyman Edward Braunstein. “Zoe, Sohana, Luana, and Evan each submitted creative, thoughtful and well-written entries and their families and schools should be very proud.”

All winners received a gift card and a New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit.


FLUSHING, NY – The Queens College Hellenic American Project, in association with the Pancyprian Association of America, the International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus- PSEKA, the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations, AHEPA, and the Press and Information Office of Cyprus, presents the photo exhibition ‘Never Forget 1974-2024’ honoring the memory of Cyprus' struggle against the illegal occupation which opens on Thursday, June 20, with a reception 5-7 PM, at the Queens College CUNY Rosenthal Library Rotunda, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard in Flushing, NY.

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