I.J. Holton recognizes its essay winners, Young Citizens
Published 10:48 am Wednesday, June 8, 2016
- Sixth-grade Patriot’s Pen Essay Winners. Pictured: Karsten Ansorge, Gretta Bergstrom, McKenzie Crews, Lizette Delgado, Princessa Daly, Jada Day, Megan Dilley-Jones, Ingrid Dolan-Peterson, Emma Dudycha, Hope Dudycha, Jackson Egner, Riley Hetzel, Lauren Kaercher, Jaime Miller, Logan Regner, Cristina Saucedo, Jackson Schara, Reana Schmitt, Joseph Walker and Isaac Zerke. Pictures on the far left in the back row is the winner: Emily Folsom. -- Photos provided
An Austin school recently recognized several students for patriotism and or being good young citizens.
Fifth-grade Young Citizens of the Year. Back row (left to right): Julia Fett, Riley Eastvold, Yamileth Garcia Lopez, Kaitlin Meiergerd. Front row (left to right): Lydia Rojas barrios, Maxwell Bissen, Arianna Barrera, Jaelen Onesavanh Khaoone.
On Friday, June 3, I.J. Holton Intermediate School honored the 2015-16 Young Citizens of the Year. I.J. Holton’s Young Citizens of the Month program seeks to celebrate students who demonstrate excellent character throughout the given month. The Young Citizen of the Year award is given to those students who have consistently demonstrated excellent character throughout the year.
Sixth-rade Young Citizens of the Year. Back row (left to right): Aiden Pepper, Caleb Bailey, Othow Gari. Front row (left to right): Isikiyah Hemann, Megan Schultz, Meredith Murphy.
The Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars club. More than 132,000 students enter the contest each year by writing an essay that “examines America’s history along with their own experiences in modern American society.”