Lions Club sponsors annual essay contest at New Hope

May. 17, 2013 @ 09:09 PM


The Townsville Lions Club recently conducted its 17th annual essay contest at New Hope Elementary School. During a dinner meeting held Monday, the winners were honored.

Jakhiah Hicks (fifth grade) and Peggy Jacobs (fourth grade) each took first place in their respective grade level. The each earned $60 and a medal. Placing second at their grade level were Shannon Edmonson (fifth) and Morelia Renteria (fourth): for their efforts, they each received $45 and a medal. The two students coming in third place were Maximus Parham (fifth) and Zavion Kearney (fourth): they each took home $30 and a medal.

Club members, as well as family members (who were invited to attend the dinner), listened as the winners read their essays aloud.