Trinity announces “America & Me” essay contest winners

    PAW PAW - Three students from Trinity Lutheran School, Paw Paw, have been named local winners in the 50th annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance.
    The three students who earned first, second; and third place awards for their school are Hunter Trumbull, first; Philip Gowell, second; and Gavin Cole, third.
    Trumbull’s first place essay will now advance to the state level competition. Several thousand eighth grade students from over 400 Michigan school participated in the 2018-2019 America & Me Essay Contest.
    The topic of this year’s contest was “My Personal Michigan Hero”. Started in 1968 and open to all Michigan eighth grade students, the contest encourages Michigan youngsters to explore the greatest of America and its people.
    As a sponsor of this contest, Farm Bureau Insurance has earned 11 national awards from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.


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