Lawrence Middle School student recognized for bullying essay


Lawrence Middle School student Danielle Portillo received a Certificate of Achievement for her essay about the school’s peer mediation club and its success battling bullying.

Portillo, who was advised by guidance counselor Stephanie Henderson, presented her essay at the Anti-bullying Conference at C.W. Post College, sponsored by Our Kids in Action. The group promotes responsible citizenship and personal health, while highlighting the talents of young people.