EMS students win patriotic essay contest
Two EMS students were recognized for winning the Celebration of Freedom patriotic essay contest during the Spotlight on Youth Concert and Ice Cream Social on November 6.
William Gomez won first place for Division II, which includes seventh and eighth grade students.
Alissa Henson won second place in Division II.
They were announced between music sets performed by the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade bands. The contest was open to Butler County students in grades 5-8 and was sponsored by the El Dorado Elks Lodge #1407.