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Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

Nicholas Schultz: Advocate for the less fortunate

Nicholas Schultz of the Junior Tennis Champions Center received a medal for his winning composition (see below) in the Mid-Atlantic 10 and Under category for the annual Arthur Ashe essay contest. Arthur Ashe changed tennis throughout his life's achievements and...

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Andrew Leung: The fight for equality in sport and society

Andrew Leung of the Junior Tennis Champions Center penned the following winning Arthur Ashe contest essay in the 13/14 Division: Arthur Ashe was a bold man who stood up for what he believed in. When Ashe was at the peak of his career, he was denied a visa to play at...

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Robin Montgomery: Let the girls play!

The Mid-Atlantic section winners for the 15th Annual Arthur Ashe Essay Contest were selected earlier this month. National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) participants were asked to answer this question: “If you could follow in Arthur Ashe’s footsteps and ‘give back’...

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