Three Durgee Junior High School eighth-graders have received awards in the local portion of the Elks Americanism Essay Contest. The contest was sponsored by the Liverpool Elks Lodge 2348.
Students had to answer the question, "The American Dream - What is It?" Katie Grabowski received first place in the contest. Sean Barron placed second and Steven Li placed third. Their essays now move on to the Elks' district level of the contest.
Durgee Junior High School eighth-graders (left to right) Steven Li, left, Katie Grabowski, center, and Sean Barron all received awards in the Elks Americanism Essay Contest. With them is their teacher Timothy Morgan.