Salem Elks #305 honors patriotic students

Americanism Essay winners were awarded plaques Feb. 8 by the Salem Elks #305 in the Lodge Room with family and friends in attendance. Front row, from left, Kim Chapman, Leading Knight and co-chair; Fifth-Sixth Grades Division I first place, Elise Bender; second place, Ryan Folger; third place, Macey Troy; and Pam Gerace, Americanism Chairman. Back row, from left, Connie Smith, Exalted Ruler; Seventh-Eighth Grades Division II first place, Olivia Hoffman; second place, Megan Miller; and third place, Emmit Harkleroad. All six essays were sent to the Northeast District level. District winners advance to state competition with an opportunity to move on to the national level. (Submitted photo)


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