Students win anti-bullying essay contest - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Students win anti-bullying essay contest

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Two San Diego students have won an anti-bullying essay contest.

U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy announced the winners Tuesday. Middle schooler Tiffani Hamilton received an honorable mention, and high school student Adrian Altez won first place.

The contest is part of an effort to prevent, respond to and stop bullying on campus and online. Students were encouraged to share their own stories of bullying and their ideas on what to do about it.

In October, the U.S. Attorney's Office held a series of anti-bullying rallies on local school campuses.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • College students displaced after house fire

    College students displaced after house fire

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:16:53 GMT
    A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. 
    A dozen people were displaced when discarded smoking material sparked a fire at a former fraternity house near San Diego State University early Wednesday, causing $250,000 in damage, authorities said. 
  • Fire damages Mission Beach apartment building

    Fire damages Mission Beach apartment building

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:01:57 GMT
    An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building. 
    An electrical problem in a ground-floor kitchen wall sparked a fire Wednesday that caused an estimated $250,000 worth of damage to a Mission Beach apartment building. 
  • Killer sponges discovered off our coast

    Killer sponges discovered off our coast

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:02 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:02:16 GMT
    There is a new kind of predator that has been spotted off the San Diego coast. A species of sponge is living in the deep waters near La Jolla. 
    There is a new kind of predator that has been spotted off the San Diego coast. A species of sponge is living in the deep waters near La Jolla. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.