American Legion Essay Contest Winners

American Legion Essay Contest

Every year the American Legion conducts an essay writing contest that is open to all students grades 7-12. The essay contest was conducted in November and a panel of teachers at the Intermediate served as judges. 

This year’s winners are…

Essay Prompt: How would our founding fathers respect the American flag today?

  • Lucas Slear, grade 9
  • Jennifer Cichra, grade 9
  • Emily Kirkwood, grade 9

Essay Prompt: The Red, White, and Blue:  What does it mean to you?  

  • Katherine White, grade 7

The Commander of Butler American Legion Post 117, Jim Dittmer, presented the winners with a certificate and monetary award for their efforts on January 17.  

Thank you to IHS teacher Mrs. Mahood for serving as the contest liaison. And, a very special thank you to the American Legion Post 117 for sponsoring the essay writing contest! 

Congratulations to the winners! 

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