Three Briar Middle School 8th-graders and a 6th-grader placed in the annual Sandusky Elks essay contest.
Each student was tasked with writing an essay on “what does it mean to love your country.”
Brianne Bucher, Annaliese Rogers, and Ella West, all 8th-graders, placed and won $50. Addison Mason, a 6th-grader, also placed and received $50.
Their essays now will be included in the Elks’ district essay competition.