Maine Developmental

Disabilities Council

2020 Inclusion Winners confetti


A huge congratulations to the winners of this year's Inclusion Awards!

Look for posts on our Facebook page in the next few weeks highlighting the wonderful works of these talented students!

1st Place Essay
Kayla Collins of Windham, for “What I have Learned About Inclusion”

2nd Place Essay
Vanessa Woods of Augusta, for “My Sister”

3rd Place Essay
Hannah Richardson of Augusta, for “Easy as 1, 2, 3”

Honorable Mention Essay
Anna Reny of Gardiner, for “The Sound of Acceptance”

1st Place Artwork
Magnolia Sinisi of Freeport, for “A Day in the Park”

2nd Place Artwork
Aurora Burmeister of Ellsworth, for “Cultivate Inclusion”

3rd Place Artwork
Reagan Davis of Freeport, for “Together We’re a Masterpiece”

Honorable Mention Artwork
Kaitlyn Sawicki of Freeport, for “Putting the Pieces Together”

And a special congrats to Kimberly Medsker-Mehalic, who was awarded a Commitment to Inclusion grant for her work at Freeport High School to bring inclusion into her curriculum and teaching!

I know the signs of healthy child development.

Maine Developmental Disabilities Council
225 Western Avenue, Suite 4
Augusta, ME 04330
Phones: 207-287-42131-800-244-3990