State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and Master of Ceremonies Scot
Haney are pictured with the student winners of the 2014 CHET Dream Big!
Competition, at a ceremony celebrating the winners on May 22 at
Rentschler Field, East Hartford.
Press Release: 63 Students Win 2014 CHET Dream Big! Competition
Liya Simon, a 5th grader from
Middlefield and recipient of one of the three grand prizes, wrote an
essay about her dream to keep books alive for the next
generation. The other two grand prize winners were
Rana Dest, a 1st grader from Mansfield (drawing),
and Gavin Yu, a 2nd grader from Montville (drawing).
The Dream Big! Competition ran from January 27
through March 26, 2014, The 63 winners hail from 38
different cities and towns across the state. (List
Village School in New Britain submitted the highest number of
entries on behalf of its students, with 239 students entering the
Competition. Pictured at left are Scot Haney, Treasurer Nappier and
Vance Principal Sarah Harris.