Student wins national essay contest
HUNTINGTON — A seventh-grade student at St. Joseph Grade School has been named the winner of a national essay contest.
Caleigh Morris’s essay that answered the question “How would you end hunger in our community?,” a contest sponsored by Olive Garden
“I am extremely proud of Caleigh and her outstanding accomplishment,” Principal Carol Templeton said. “She has a wonderful passion for writing and demonstrates excellent writing skills.
Morris was one of 12 students nationwide to be selected as a winner. She will receive a $500 U.S. Savings Bond and dinner at Olive Garden for her and her family.
This is the second straight year that a St. Joseph student has won the national contest. Carey McClelland won last year.
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