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Johns Creek student wins New York Life essay award

by Staff Reports

October 02, 2013

New York Life’s Atlanta General Office Managing Partner Puneet Seth presents LIFE Lesson Scholarship winner Zach Willard with his check.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. New York Life and the Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education (LIFE) awarded Zach Willard, a resident of Johns Creek and a freshman at Auburn University, a $2,000 scholarship.

Willard was one of four winners of the LIFE Lesson Scholarship essay contest, which is part of Life Insurance Awareness Month. Willard's essay documented his mother's financial struggle after his father died in a car accident when he was 8 weeks old.