Proud To Pen
Legion essay contest winners announced
Several Warren Area Elementary Center students were among the winners of the American Legion Post 135 Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest.
The contest is open to students in the Warren County School District central attendance area in grades three through 12.
Third- and fourth-graders in Rebecca Downey’s writing enrichment group responded to the question: How can we address the health and well-being of veterans, military, and their families?
The winners of the contest for the third and fourth grade level were: Ashton Carrington, third grade, first place; Carissa Smith, fourth grade, second place; Carly Olsen, third grade, third place tie; and Gaven Mealy, fourth grade, third place tie.
Students received certificates and cash awards.
“Congratulations to these students for their effort, creativity, and for this writing accomplishment,” Downey said.