Pictured from left are three sixth-grade winners, Noah Schowengerdt, first place, Michaela Riebel, second place and Aurora Parker Collins, third place. In the center representing the VFW are Pat Spencer, Doug Northcutt and Maggie Barnett. Seventh- and eighth-grade winners are Madeline Wanker, third place, Caroline Toland, second place and Abigail Meiwes, who placed first. REGISTER/ERIC SPRUILL
The Veterans of Foreign Wars presented gift certificates and medals to winners of an essay contest at Iola Middle School this morning. This years theme was What Makes America Great?