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Thursday May 27st
Waterloo Middle School
Essay Contest awards assembly


Our essay themes this year were centered around: 

Saluting Those Who Serve & Making our Community a Better Place.

Click for some photos from todays assembly

Essay Contest Winners

Grade 3
Kyle Nelson
Riley Corey

Grade 4
Payton Clingerman
Caitlin Catholdi
Grade 5
Collin Tubbiolo
Devin Waugh
Grade 6
Lexie McMann
Cassandra Bennett
Grade 7
Emlyn Goodman
Taylor Van Liew
Grade 8
Ehren Nelson
Kaela Orego
Grade 9
Bree Kisner
Andrew Mittiga
Grade 10
Dan Foulkrod
Grade 12
David Fridley
Leanne Prati
For this year’s Celebrate Commemorate essay contest, Waterloo students in grades 3 through 12 are asked to write about the men, women and young people who make a difference in their community. Alternately, they could write about what they could do to make a difference.

Elementary students should write up to 100 words; Middle School students write up to 200 words and High School Students write up to 300 words.Essays should be handed in to the student’s English teacher by May 7. They must be typed, double spaced.

Prizes were be awarded to two winners in each grade during ceremonies in the Waterloo Middle School. Each winner received a $50 savings bond sponsored by Savannah Bank and the New York State Jaycees in association with the American Legion, VFW, Waterloo Educators Association and Seneca County retired teachers. President Teddy Roosevelt was in attendance and spoke to the children at the award ceremony. The winning essays will be on display in Lafayette Park.