First place essay winners recognized
Special to the TIMES NEWS
Students were recognized for winning first place in the American Legion Auxiliary Americanism Essay Contest at the Four County County Council level. The wrote on the topic, "How Can I Show my Patriotism to My Community?" From left are, Sue Anthony, Americanism chairman, Lehighton Legion Auxiliary Unit 314; Geoff Ebbert, student at Lehighton Area High School, representing Lehighton Legion Auxiliary Unit 314; Henry Hinchey, eighth grade student at St. John Neuman Regional School, Palmerton, representing American Legion Auxiliary Unit 899; Geraldine Cannon, vice president, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 922; Cameron Reifinger, fourth grade student at St. Elizabeth Regional School, winner at American Legion Auxiliary Unit 426; and Kaileigh Barnes, fifth grade student at Weatherly Area Elementary School, representing Legion Auxiliary Unit 360. The students recently were honored at a luncheon held at the Brown and Lynch American Legion Post 9, Easton. Also a winner was Emily Schaude, a 10th grade student at Lehighton Area High School and representing Lehighton Legion Auxiliary Unit 314. Their essays are now on the state level of judging.