Deondre Boyd-Pollard, fifth grader at Fairless Elementary, has been awarded second place winner for the 2015 Pittsburgh Pirates Jackie Robinson Art, Essay & Poetry Contest for the 5th & 6th Grade Essay category from over 3,800 entries submitted. He and his family has been invited to participate in a special on-field pre-game ceremony and pre-game awards banquet on Jackie Robinson Day at PNC Park on April 15. Deondre will also receive autographed Pirates items, Pittsburgh Pirates Prize Pack, and a special certificate as well as 4 tickets to the game.
The Pittsburgh Pirates congratulate Deondre for his creative efforts in expressing Jackie Robinson's struggles, achievements, and values.
Congratulations Deondre on your outstanding achievement!