Roses for Mom winners announced


Staff report



The winners of the Vandalia Recreation Center’s 20th annual Roses for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced an had a reception.


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The winners of the Vandalia Recreation Center’s 20th annual Roses for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced an had a reception.


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VANDALIA — The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department announced the winners of the Twentieth Annual 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, over 284 entries were received. There was be a small reception held for the winners and their mothers and families at the Recreation Center on May 3.

Each mom will receive 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

Camryn Purdon

Abbigail Lucas

Kamden Larrimore

Division II: Second Grade

Blake Roberts

Emilee Alexander

Morgan Myers

Division III: Third Grade

Alexia Dysinger

Althea Clifford

Lucy Mears

Division IV: Fourth Grade

Alexis Fairchild

Division V: Fifth Grade

Olivia Williams

The winners of the Vandalia Recreation Center’s 20th annual Roses for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced an had a reception.
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The winners of the Vandalia Recreation Center’s 20th annual Roses for Mom Essay Contest were recently announced an had a reception.
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