New Haven American Legion Auxiliary Announces 2015 Essay Contest Winners

Pictured are the Class 3 winners:  First place - Julia McIntyre, Franklin County R-2, Second place - Lexi Oetterer, Franklin County R-2, and, Third place - Lauren Hoerstkamp.

Julia McIntyre also was the American Legion Auxiliary 9th District winner in Class III; her essay will be in the Department-level  competition. (Photos courtesy of Judith Weston)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The American Legion Auxiliary Post 366 in New Haven recently announced winners of the 2014-2015 Americanism essay contest. Below are winners of Class 1 and 2.

This year’s essay title was – What Does Freedom Mean to My Family?

Students competed in three divisions – Class 1 for grades 3 and 4, Class 2 for grades 5 and 6, and Class 3 for grades 7 and 8.

Congratulation to all the winners.

Pictured below are the Class 1 winners:  First place - Jade Ayers, Franklin County R-2, Second place - Elaina Cronia, Franklin County R-2, and Third place - Emma George, Franklin County R-2.

Pictured below are the Class 2 winners -  First place - Samuel Scheer, Franklin County R-2, and Second place - Emma McIntyre.

Pictured below is Logan Campbell, New Haven Elementary who took third place in Class 2.