By Student Correspondent Connor Sannito
Izaak Polecheck, a Sturgeon Bay High School junior receives statewide recognition as his essay won him a $50 Amazon gift card as well as the Autism Society of Wisconsin organization will use bits and pieces of his essay to help advertise autism awareness throughout Wisconsin schools. Polecheck’s self-reflective paper was about autism perseverance. This is what he had to say regarding the main idea he was trying to convey in his essay.
In other words, Izaak Polecheck points out the unjust or poor generalizations others may have about autistic students. All it takes is the time to get to know an autistic student to revert these stereotypes.