Wilbur Braughton Auxiliary #611 has received word that they have three winners int he Americanism Essay Contest as the District level.
The winners are:
Class I (7th - 8th grade) - Elijah Agapito, 3rd place
Class II (9th - 10th grade) - Chandler Ballinger, 1st place
Class III (11th - 12th grade) 0 Noah Schneiderman, 3rd place.
They all have been invited to read their essays and receive their Distict awards on Sunday, May 19, at 1 p.m. at the 19th District American Legion Convention at the Champaign American Legion Post #559, 600 block, North Hickory Street, Champaign.
The title of the essay was “What Does The First Amendment Mean to Me”.
Ballinger’s essay has been forwarded on to Division for further judging.