PHILADELPHIA, PA TEEN WINS THIRD PLACE IN NATIONAL 4th AMENDMENT ESSAY CONTEST: NCPA


Dallas, TX (March 4, 2016) – The National Center for Policy Analysis announced today that Danielle Yampolsky of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, placed third in Debate Central’s Young Patriots Essay Contest with her essay on the relationship between government surveillance and the 4th amendment. Yampolsky is in the 12th grade at William Penn Charter School.

The Young Patriots Essay Contest, which is sponsored by Copart, is designed to challenge middle and high school students to creatively engage with public policy and current events through the art of writing. Yampolsky’s essay won out over 900+ applicants, earning her third place and a $1,500 scholarship to the college of her choice.

“Copart is a proud sponsor of the Young Patriots Essay Contest, a program that helps young people become acquainted with public policy and to learn to research and voice their opinions on critical issues,” said Copart CEO Jay Adair, who congratulated the winners in a video.“On behalf of Copart and the NCPA, congratulations to Danielle and all the winners!”

The NCPA’s Debate Central aims to provide free, high-quality resources to high school debate students. For more information, please visit http://www.debate-central.org.

Yampolsky’s essay, “False Sense of Security,” can be found at: http://www.ncpa.org/pdfs/Danielle%20Yampolsky.pdf