Sen. Sanders met with Benjamin Gonin, Vermont's Winner of the National Peace Essay Contest

Senator Bernie Sanders met with Benjamin Gonin of Green Mountain Valley School in Waitsfield, Vermont to congratulate him on winning a $1,000 college scholarship for writing the best essay from Vermont in this year's National Peace Essay Contest. Benjamin joined other state winners on a trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in a week-long education program focusing on international conflict resolution, and compete for national scholarship awards up to $10,000.