Eighth graders wrote an essay in Mr. Frank's ELA class for the VFW sponsored youth essay competition. The competition is known as the "Patriot's Pen". This year's theme was "How Can I Be A Good American?" 8th grade winners of the Patriot's Pen essay contest are: 1st place-Emily Zemke, 2nd place-Michaela Polta, 3rd place-Kaidyn Wynn. These ladies will receive a certificate and monetary award from the Clear Lake VFW. The first place essay will be sent on to the next level of competition. Great work ladies!
Click here to listen to Emily's winning essay read by her for Veterans Day!