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Monday June 8, 2009 at 1:41pm Age: 10 yrs
Category: Middle School

Patriotism Essay Winners

During the month of May eighth graders had the chance to participate in an essay writing contest sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of the George Smith Post 1607 of Unionville, N.Y. The topic was "What Patriotism Means to Me" and over 50 students took part in the contest. All the essays were well written and expressed the individual student's true feelings regarding patriotism in our country. The winners were: 1st prize- Sean O'Brien, 2nd prize- Jared Pennings, 3rd prize- Zach Vignola, 4th prize- Brian Deutsch and Honorable Mention- Genna Gross. Great job winners and thank you to all the students who chose to participate.