9-year-old wins Arthur Ashe essay contest

Harriet Tubman Charter School has another feather in its cap, as one of the school’s students has won the borough-wide title to the prestigious Arthur Ashe Essay Contest this year.

Jada Robinson talks about winning the United States Tennis Association's Arthur Ashe essay contest.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., August 6, 2013 – The United States Tennis Association (USTA) today announced the 10 winners of the 15th annual USTA/NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest. The 10 winners, ranging in ages from 10 to 18, were selected out of 1800 entries submitted earlier this month. Each winner will receive a New York City travel package from August 23-August 25.


Mississippi 2015 Arthur Ashe Essay Contest Winners

Here is here winning essay in the Arthur Ashe Essay contest:

Njeri Francis, valedictorian of the Harriet Tubman Charter School’s eighth grade class that graduated last June, was the borough winner of the Arthur Ashe Essay Contest, which is sponsored by the New York Junior Tennis League.