Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, St. Bede Campus student Keenan Plate won first place in a recent essay competition. Officials received more than 60 entries. Divided by age-groups, the children either colored or wrote essays depicting influential women of their choosing. All participants were able to gain appreciation for the marks women have made throughout history. Awards included trophies, Savings Bonds and gift certificates. Twelve Maxwell/Gunter youth received awards after winning the Women Changing America Artwork/Essay contest.
Essay Contest Winners: From the back left are: 42nd Mission Support Squadron Commander Col. Theresa Carter, Courtney Noonan, Allison Eaves, Shelia Willis, Elizabeth Monroe, Keenan Plate and Master Sgt. Lisa Skinner. First row are: Janessa Simmons, Abigail Roux, Canaan Grant, Jordyn Joines, and Angela Haynes.