VFW Essay Winners!

Congratulations to Gifted ELA 8 (Lloyd) students Lila Ward (1st place) and Ethan Roman (2nd place) whose essays were selected among hundreds of other entries in the local Veterans of Foreign Wars’ essay contest. This year’s theme was “Why I Appreciate Veterans.” In addition to receiving a cash award ($300–1st place & $200–2nd place), Lila and Ethan will be honored at a VFW luncheon on March 14, 2015, and their essays will advance to the VFW’s state and national competitions. State and national winners will compete for a $10,000 savings bond.