PELHAM, N.Y. -- Pelham Middle School garnered two wins in State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, (88th District) There Ought to be a Law Contest.
The winners are Sarah Jane O'Connor, first place who proposed state mandated insurance coverage for basic hearing aids and James Nespole, third place, who proposed the creation of a Good Samaritan Law to protect people who took action saving children left unattended in a hot car.
For the contest, Paulin called upon middle school students in grades 6 to 8 living in Scarsdale, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Broxville, Pelham, Pelham Manor and parts of New Rochelle and White Plains, to create a bill. The students had to write an essay that describes their proposed idea for a law.
The winners joined Paulin at the State Capital to present their proposed law to members of the New York State Assembly.