Falls City Middle School students recently participated in the Falls City Elks Lodge 963 Americanism essay contest. The writing prompt for this year’s contest was “What does it mean to love your country”. Students were divided into a 5th and 6th grade division and a 7th and 8th grade division with the top three in each division advancing to the state contest. Winners were also awarded a fifty dollar check from the Elks.
Falls City Middle School swept the 5th and 6th grade division with Kenley Alexander finishing in first place, Jade Romo in second place and Rylee Littrel capturing 3rd place.
In the 7th and 8th grade division Falls City Middle School 7th grader Bowdy Jones captured 1st place.
Congratulations to all the winners and participants in this year’s contest.
Pictured from left to right are: Roger Lampe 6th grade teacher and Exalted Ruler of Elks Lodge 963, Kenley Alexander, Rylee Littrel, Jade Romo and Bowdy Jones.