Thursday, Jul. 15, 2010
Creative video entries score students scholarship prizes
High school students Elvis Guilamo,
Mark Hurley and Kyle Peters
received first place, second place and honorable mention
respectively in the Massachusetts Bar Association's 2010 Law Day
Video Contest. Guilamo and Hurley are from Lawrence and Peters is
from North Adams.
The 2010 contest theme was "Diverstity in the Law." The winners
received scholarship prizes for their creative and thoughtful
entries. Submitted videos were judged by MBA President Valerie A.
Yarashus; Norfolk Probate and Family Court Judge Angela M. Ordoñez;
and WGBH-TV producer Jared Bowen.
This was the first year a contest of this nature was held by the
MBA and was coordinated by the Law Day Committee, led by co-chairs
Marc C. Laredo from Laredo & Smith LLP and Michael P. Sams of
Kenney & Sams PC. Scholarship prizes were funded by the MBA's
Diversity Task Force.
In addition to honoring Law Day, the contest supported the MBA's
ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the legal system's important
role in society as well as exposing students to the careers in