2012 5th Grade Essay Winner

Madeline Charles, from Utah is the winner of this year's 5th Grade Essay Contest.  Her award winning essay is pictured below.  Congratulations Madeline! We are so proud of you and all those who participated in this year's contest.  The second place winner was Abby Munson of Illinois while there was a tie for third place between Daisy Levine of West Virginia and Chloe Wood of North Carolina.  This year, 5th graders from 17 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico participated in the contest.