Essay contest winners at Sharpsburg Elementary School

L-R: Page Reynolds, Morgan Dyer, Ava Gift, and Cassidy Nicholson


Essay contest winners at Sharpsburg Elementary School

Hagerstown, MD (April 13, 2012) - Sharpsburg Elementary School hosted Ava Gift, Americanism chairperson of Sharpsburg American Legion Auxiliary United 236 on Friday, March 30, 2012. Miss Gift presented monetary awards and ribbons to the winners of the annual Americanism essay contest for 5th grade students. The theme of this year's essay was, "How Can I Show My Patriotism in My Community?" First place winner Paige Reynolds received $25. Morgan Dyer received $15 for second place and Cassidy Nicholson received $10 for third place. Each participating student received a 2012 one dollar gold coin as a token of appreciation from the Sharpsburg American Legion.
In addition, principal Ryan Hench accepted a $25 donation for the school library and a $50 donation for the school's emergency fund for children need from the Sharpsburg American Legion Auxiliary.