The annual essay awards were presented before the Christmas break to students at Red River Elementary School. The awards included new bicycles to the top essay authors.
Pastor Ashanti Cole supplied the list of winners and their photos to The Journal. Winners from the third grade were:
First place went to Ariana Henry in Julie Inman’s class.
Second place went to Laken Breshers in Erica Morgan’s class.
And third place went to Jacavious Speed in Sharonica Garrison’s class.
From the fourth grade:
First place went to Elizabeth Thomas in April Morgan’s Class.
Second place went to Logan Mims in Ellie Stockton’s Class.
And third place went to Arcadious Whitaker in Rachael Covington’s class.
From the fifth grade:
First place went to Quaylon Miller in Tiffany Williams’ class.
Second place went to Ty B. Cole in Megan Inman’s class.
And third place went to Zaria Russell, also in Megan Inman’s class.
This year’s Essay Sponsors were Pastor Tommy Eason, Pastor Taurus Johnson, Pastor/Mayor Johnnie Cox, Christa Johnson, Uniqua Lewis, Sgt. Robert Babers, and Billy Shaw. The kids like to say thank you for supporting them.