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Local girls win in essay contest

Morgan Howard of Nezperce High School was awarded first place and Rebekah Bruner third place in the Daughters of the American Revolution 2013-14 Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest sponsored by the Alice Whitman chapter out of Lewiston/Clarkston.

Other students writing essays were Sarah Chmelik of Summit Academy, Adrienne Nuxoll of Clearwater Valley Junior- Senior High School and Abigail Chmelik of Grangeville High School.

The winning essay will be entered in the Idaho State DAR contest and the state winner will go on to compete in the western region. That winner goes to the national level.

Judging is based upon grades, school and community activities as well as the essay.


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