Eighth graders in BCOE's Hearthstone School were the top 3 winners of the Annual ELKS Americanism Essay Contest!
The essay contest was a component of Mharia Ross-Walcott's Grade 8 Civics.
All of the members of the class who submitted essays received a certificate of participation. They are pictured here along with their instructor, Ms. Ross-Walcott.
Topic this year: Why is it Important to Vote?
1st place: Annette Gomez (award of $100)
2nd place: Sage Brazil-Few (award of $50)
3rd place: Makinna Denney (award of $25)
Click here to read the essays.
Click here to learn more about the Elk's essay contest.