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Essay contest winners announced

Staff reports

Winners of the Carson City student essay contest were announced during Tuesday’s school board meeting.

The contest was open to students in public and private schools as well as home-school students. The theme was, “The Pledge of Allegiance after Sept. 11: What it means to me and my country.”

District officials received 253 entries. Photos of the first-place winners as well as their essays will be published in Saturday’s Nevada Appeal.

The winners in the elementary school division are:

First Place: Zack Carlevato, second grade, Capitol Christian

Second Place: Spencer Roberts, fifth grade, Fritsch Elementary

Third Place: Alex Fallon, fifth grade, Fritsch Elementary

Jessica Peterson, fourth grade, Seeliger Elementary

Fourth Place: Haydn Jensen, fifth grade, Seeliger Elementary

Fifth Place: Kahlia Pimental, third grade, St. Teresa

Middle school winners are:

First Place: Michael Colyer, seventh grade, St. Teresa

Second Place: Yvette Rae Hollett, eighth grade, and Kyle Jones, eighth grade, Brooks Westergard, eighth grade, all St. Teresa

Third Place: Hannah Works, eighth grade, Carson Middle School

Fourth Place: Harrison Roberts, seventh grade, Eagle Valley Middle School

Fifth Place: Lauren Easby, eighth grade, Carson Middle School

High school winners, all juniors from Carson High School, are:

First Place: Rebecca Higgs

Second Place: Victor Morrow

Third Place: Randi Cole, Erin Higgs

Fourth Place: Kayla Garcia, Ashley Gonzales, Chris MacMahon, Cassia Roth and Heather Stevens

Fifth Place: Heather Kuhn