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Grandparents were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest.
Brayden Gerhardt, 8, of Devils Lake submitted the top entry overall. His entry was submitted in the 6-10 age group.
Three North Dakota fourth-grade students were selected the top winners of the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation’s 2011 Bully Expedition essay contest. This annual contest is open to all fourth grade students in North Dakota and ties Theodore Roosevelt’s time in the North Dakota Badlands with the fourth grade curriculum of North Dakota History.
Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander Edward Bennett and State Ladies Auxiliary President Ruby Dannenfelzer, have announced the State Voice of Democracy winner and the third-place State Patriot’s Pen winner for 2009-2010.
There were nine District winners competing in each of the state contests. The Voice of Democracy theme for this year was: “Does America Still Have Heroes?” The Patriot’s Pen theme for this year was: “When Is the Right Time to Honor Our Military Heroes?”
Rotary has announced the winners of its 4-Way Essay Contest. The first-place essay winner is Nikki Iverson. Second place went to Melanie Etter. The third-place winner is Latasha Klatt.
Iverson’s winning essay has been forwarded to the regional contest to compete against other district winners.
An area high school student will be awarded the $1,000 top prize in the Annual Rotary District 5580 Essay Contest. Six $100 regional winners will also be selected.
Rotary District 5580 offers the contest as an incentive to young people to develop their skills of self-expression and as evidence of a sincere interest in the ideals of the youth. All students in their final two years of high school are eligible to participate.
Foreign language students from North Dakota recently participated in the FLAND essay contest sponsored by the foreign language teachers of North Dakota. The theme this year was: “Many Hands, Many Voices, One World.” Each student wrote an essay in English that expressed his or her interpretation of this theme.
April 21, 2009
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