DAR Essay Contest Winners Recognized
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, winners of the 2018 DAR essay contest were recognized at a luncheon sponsored by the Hawkinsville Chapter of the NSDAR. The luncheon was held at the Steak House in Hawkinsville.
The following Bleckley County students were recognized:
First place winners:
Fifth Grade: Clayton Beck, Bleckley County Elementary School
Sixth Grade: Lauren Elizabeth Coley, Bleckley County Middle School
Seventh Grade: Malorie Warren, Bleckley County Middle School
Eighth Grade: Sophie Knight, Bleckley County Middle School
Christopher Columbus essay: Donald Warren, Bleckley County High School
Second place winners:
Sixth Grade: James Cairney, Bleckley County Middle School
Seventh Grade: Joshua Gilbert, Bleckley County Middle School (not pictured)
Eighth Grade: Harlie Corner, Bleckley County Middle School
Christopher Columbus: Elizabeth Parks, Bleckley County High School
Lauren Elizabeth Coley was also named a District winner. Congratulations to all of these students for their hard work and for exemplifying Bleckley County's tradition of expecting excellence!