Lehighton Legion Auxiliary 314, Shoemaker-Haydt Post, recently presented certificates and $25 prizes to the winners of the 2010 Americanism essay contest.
The theme was, "What is My Patriotic Role as a U.S. Citizen?"
Americanism chairwoman Sue Anthony was master of ceremonies.
Three area students were presented awards.
Ethan Miller, son of Carol and Trevor Miller, is a fourth-grade student at Mahoning Elementary School.
Miller's essay also won the Four County Council Award and the State Department Award. His essay will be judged at the national competition.