The Pueblo Home of Heroes Association in cooperation with the Pueblo City-County Library District is pleased to announce the winners of its fifth Pueblo Home of Heroes Association Essay Contest.
The following guidelines were required:
All entries must be typed.
Elementary School level – grades 4 and 5: 300-500 words
Middle School level – grades 6–8: 400-700 words
High School level – grades 9–12: 500-1,000 words
The judges were: Doyle Cooper, Darren Cooper, Joann Fry, Andy Hauk, and Jim Stuart.
There were a total of 255 entries: 91 at the elementary level, 60 at the middle school level and 104 at the high school level.
The Pueblo Home of Heroes Association and the Pueblo City-County Library District wish to thank the teachers and parents for encouraging their students and children to participate in this essay contest. It was clear to the judges that the contest achieved its purpose of encouraging students to think about the foundation of our freedom and the ongoing cost in lives and effort to maintain this most precious right.
2nd place Caitlin Johnston, Belmont Elementary School – Mrs. Radford
3rd place Truman McCaw, Goodnight Elementary School – Mr. Shue
Honorable Mention Dustin Medina, Corwin International Magnet School – Ms. Jaime Quinn
Honorable Mention Kristina Aguilar, Corwin International Magnet School – Ms. Jaime Quinn
Honorable Mention Matalyn Craighead, Goodnight Elementary School – Mrs. Durning
2nd place Brooklyn Micheli, Goodnight Elementary School – Mrs. Robson
3rd place Allison Kelley, Goodnight Elementary School – Mrs. Robson
Honorable Mention Ambyrlynn Javornick, Goodnight Elementary School – Mrs. Robson
Honorable Mention Jacob Andersen, Goodnight Elementary School – Mrs. Robson
2nd place Lydia Grace Ryan, Home School – Mrs. Fryberger
3rd place Kayla Stalcar, Centennial High School – Ms. Vivoda
Honorable Mention Lizzy Manguso, Centennial High School – Ms. Vivoda
Honorable Mention Michael Martinez, Centennial High School – Ms. Vivoda
Honorable Mention Nick Johnston, East High School – Mrs. Koshak
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