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homes-for-heroes-newWe would like to take the time to thank and honor those who are currently serving or have served in our Armed Forces. www.virginiaheroes.com

The winners of this year's contest are....

1. Kaitlin Allen- Thornburg Middle School- $100 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble (Winning Teacher:  Ms.  Randall - $200 check!)

2. Olivia Hicks-  Ni River Middle School - $75 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble

3. Shelby Rott- Ni River Middle School- $50 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble

4. Brooke Simila- Freedom Middle School - $25 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble


Read the top three winners' essays

Read the essays from Freedom Middle School

Read the essays from Thornburg Middle School

Read the essays from Ni River Middle School

 


 The middle school students who participated in this year's contest wrote an essay on one of the following topics:

1. Write about a hero in your life (military member)

2. Personal Story about a Veteran who has made a difference in your life or hometown. How have they impacted your life, neighborhood, or community? Stories can be a current military member or can be a veteran who has gone on to serve their communities as Teachers, Coaches, First Responders, Mentors, and etc.

 This contest was open to all Spotsylvania County Middle Schools.

Any questions should be directed to Dinah Richardson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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