ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

American History Essay Contest winners announced

The Chapter recently received a grant from the Pelican Lake Conservation Club for the Chapter Education Committee.

Rolled up newspapers to illustrate a news brief or event.
Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service<br/>
We are part of The Trust Project.

Winners of the American History Essay Contest were recently honored by the Captain Robert Orr Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at a Chapter meeting.

A picture of a young boy wearing a blue sweatshirt and baseball cap.
Ezekiel Nesbitt

Ezekiel Nesbitt, Discovery Woods School, was the fifth grade winner.

A young boy wearing a striped shirt.
Nolan Jendro

Nolan Jendro, Forestview Middle School, was the sixth grade winner. Nolan went on to win at the State and North Central Division as well.

A young girl wearing a pink shirt.
Breauna Ailts

Breauna Ailts was the eighth grade winner from Pillager Middle School.

The students were given a certificate, book for their school library, check, flag and a copy of the Constitution.

ADVERTISEMENT

At the meeting the students read their essays, received their awards and were honored with a pizza party afterward, which was attended by their families and DAR Chapter members.

The Chapter recently received a grant from the Pelican Lake Conservation Club for the Chapter Education Committee.

Related Topics: STUDENT NEWSSTUDENTS IN THE NEWSAREA BRIEFS
Our newsroom occasionally reports stories under a byline of "staff." Often, the "staff" byline is used when rewriting basic news briefs that originate from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. At times, this byline is used when a news story includes numerous authors or when the story is formed by aggregating previously reported news from various sources. If outside sources are used, it is noted within the story.

Hi, I'm the Brainerd Dispatch. I started working a few days before Christmas in 1881 and became a daily paper two years later. I've gone through a lot of changes over the years, but what has never changed is my commitment to community and to local journalism. I've got an entire team of dedicated people who work night and day to make sure I go out every morning, whether in print, as an e-edition, via an app or with additional information at www.brainerddispatch.com. News, weather, sports — videos, photos, podcasts and social media — all covering stories from central Minnesota about your neighbors, your lakes, your communities, your challenges and your opportunities. It's all part of the effort to keep people connected and informed. And we couldn't do it without support.
What To Read Next
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office and the Animal Humane Society reportedly executed a search warrant at 10 a.m. Jan. 24 on the 34000 block of Highway 10, 4 miles south of Motley.
The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office responded to the barn fire, reported at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in Orton Township, north of Nimrod.
Central Lakes College students grow hydroponic tomatoes.
A portion of the road will be closed from 1-3 p.m.