Five Northside ISD middle school students were honored as winners of two local VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contests. This year’s theme was “Why My Vote Matters.” Winners received monetary awards at an awards ceremony.
Kianna Hardin from Hector Garcia MS also won 3rd place at the District 20 contest and received an additional $100 award.
VFW Post 7108 honored three Hector Garcia MS students, their families, and their teachers.
1st place – Kianna Rose Hardin (teacher Angela Contreras) – $300 monetary award
2nd place – Hannah Arnell (teacher Cynthia Bryant) – $200 monetary award
3rd place – Louis Dopp (teacher Cynthia Bryant) – $100 monetary award
VFW Post 9174 honored Pease MS students and their teacher Ashley Culverhouse.
1st place – Justen Ausmann – $300 monetary award
3rd place – Vincent Meza – $250 monetary award