Hearthstone Eighth Graders Win Elks Essay Contest

Hearthstone Eighth Graders Win 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize in Elks Essay Contest
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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.