American Legion Post 75, Gloucester, recently presented Middle School Essay Awards to Peyton Santiago of Page Middle School.
Santiago won first place in the Post 75 contest, first place in the district contest and came in second place overall for the entire state at the American Legion Department of Virginia Contest.
The student received awards and scholarship money for all of her contest wins and her teacher, Jennifer Hart-Brandt, also received certificates and classroom fund donations.
The American Legion Middle School Essay Contest takes place each year and asks students in grades 6-8 to write a one-page essay on “What I Like About Living in America.”
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