Essay awards winners
HEATHER BACSICK/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
Jim Thorpe High School students received awards from American Legion Post 304 in Jim Thorpe. Nathan Ryals, 12th grade, received first place in the district and in the county for the essay contest. Nicholas Goldberg, 11th grade, received second place in Post 304 for the essay contest. In the picture, Left to Right: Henry Desrosiers, First Vice Commander of Post 304 and Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs for Carbon County; Nathan Ryals; Nicholas Goldberg; and Francis O'Donnell, District Deputy of the 30th District.