Salem Elks recognizes essayists, poster creators

Drug Awareness Essay and Poster Contest winners were awarded plaques Feb. 8 by the Salem Elks #305 in the Lodge Room with family and friends in attendance. From left, Connie Smith, Exalted Ruler; sixth-seventh grades essay winners first place, Roxanna Beck; second place, McKenzie McCallister.; third-fifth grades third place, Ava Dowd; Kim Chapman, Leading Knight and co-chair; Pam Gerace, Americanism Chairman. Not shown are third place essay winner, Madelyn Manley; and, first and second place poster winners, respectively, Charity Hodgson and Cassidy Wallace. 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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