Tuesday, February 03, 2009
South students sweep Elks Lodge Essay Contest
South Middle School students won first, second, and third place in the seventh and eighth grade divison of the annual Elks Lodge Essay Contest.
This year's topic was "What Freedom Means to Me."
Eighth grader Joel Adame took first place, with classmate Krystal Schulze finishing second. Third place went to seventh grader Heather Copeland. The three received savings bonds during a reception Friday, Jan. 30, in the SMS Library.
Also honored was Alyvia Warstler, who took first place in the fifth and sixth grade division.
The full text of the first and second place essays will be posted on Room 210 News later today.