Personal Sheroes

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2012 Women's History Month Essay Contest

The Fairfax County Commission for Women is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2012 Women's History Month essay contest, entitled "Personal Sheroes." The finalists, all seniors at Fairfax County public high schools, submitted original, creative essays that described their personal Shero and the role she plays in their life. Finalists will be celebrated at the annual Women's History Month Proclamation and Reception on March 6, 2012 at the Fairfax County Government Center.

First Place

Briana Neuberger
Chantilly High School

Second Place

Tien Ngoc Bui
Thomas Jefferson High School

Honorable Mentions


Teresa Tedrick
Robinson High School


Courtney Cook
Thomas Edison High School


Carrie Zettler
Marshall High School


Leah McSteen
Langley High School


Lena Nour
Annandale High School


Katherine Weigl
West Springfield High School

Hunter Mill

Bridget Jamison
James Madison High School

Mt. Vernon

John Tenorio
Mt. Vernon High School


Jacqueline Harpe
Westfield High School



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