Rose for Moms winners announced


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Winners from the 19th Annual Rose for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced. The contest was sponsored by the Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department.


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VANDALIA – The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department announced the winners of the 19thAnnual Rose for Mom Essay Contest. Local children in first through fifth grades explained in fifty words or less why their mom is the greatest in the world. The winners were chosen from each grade out of over 284 entries were received.

There was a small reception held for the winners and their mothers and families at the VRC on May 5. Each mom received a rose and their child’s winning essay. The VPRD would like to thank all the children who participated and the teachers at the local elementary schools that made the contest part of their classroom curriculum. Congratulations to all the winners and their mothers!

Division I: First Grade

Gabriella Leonard

Emma Thomas

Evie Stump

Division II: Second Grade

Davis Ketterer

Daniya Smith

Kaylee Worrell

Division III: Third Grade

Mckenzie Brooks

Alex Cavanaugh

Mackenzie Richthammer

Division IV: Fourth Grade

Annabel Lozan

Division V: Fifth Grade

Donavan Black

Liam Burson

Elizabeth Howard

Winners from the 19th Annual Rose for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced. The contest was sponsored by the Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2016/05/web1_RosesMom-1.jpgWinners from the 19th Annual Rose for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced. The contest was sponsored by the Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department. Contributed photo

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