Update: May 15, 2015: The Auxiliary Department in Portage has informed us that Clare O’Conell received 2nd place at the state level competition. She received a citation and check from them as well. Congratulations Clare!
Congratulations to the 2015 Americanism Essay Contest winners Rebecca Gasper and Clare O’Conell. Gasper, a 12th grade student, took first place in the high school division, and Clare a 6th grade student, took first place in the middle school division.
The American Legion Auxiliary Olson-Grinde Unit 348 sponsors the contest each year for students in grades 3-12. Their essays will be sent to the Department Headquarters for entry into the district competition.