Thursday, March 01, 2007
Tressler, Martin honored by Elks Lodge
South Middle School eighth graders Taylor Tressler and Breanna Martin were honored Thursday by the Joplin Elks Lodge for taking first and third place, respectively, in the lodge's annual essay contest.
A reception was held in the SMS Library, in honor of the two and four other winners in the contest's fifth and sixth grade and seventh and eighth grade divisions.
This year's topic was "Why I Am Proud to be an American."
(Photos: From top- Taylor Tressler and Breanna Martin, group photo of winners with Elks Lodge members, Taylor receives her award. Breanna receives hers)