With preparations for the presidential inauguration in full swing in the nation’s capital, FIU hosted its first inauguration essay contest for students to win a fully-funded trip to Washington, D.C.
The winner of the contest, Honors College student and international relations major Darlyn De La Rosa, will travel to D.C. for the 58th Presidential Inauguration to experience the city and a week of events leading up to the historical moment.
“It’s an honor to have been chosen to experience this monumental and historical inauguration. I’m very excited about the experience,” said De La Rosa after having been notified of her win.
De La Rosa’s winning essay focused on the policy changes to the health care system within the first 100 days of a Trump presidency. Emphasizing the analysis of policy, De La Rosa’s essay took an even…