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VFW Auxiliary selects winners of essay contest

Local VFW Auxiliary members recently presented awards to Carter County eighth graders for writing about what freedom means to them.

Under the guidance of Mrs. Cathy Frye, the students wrote essays for a contest sponsored by the Auxiliary. Jaycie Montgomery won first place, relating several personal experiences of people she knew in her writing. The second place essay was authored by Katie Tooke. Cardell Laughrey was awarded third place. All three received a medal, certificate and cash award. Winning essays have been forwarded for further competition.

Also receiving recognition were J.W. Elmore...


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