Sweet Water students win VFW essay contest

IMG_0190Awards Day was recently held at Sweet Water High School. Receiving awards from the Veterans of Foreign Wars for their essay contest were as follows:

Grades 9-12, Joel Averitt – Alabama state winner

Grades 7-8, third place Katie Smith, second place, Curdajah Bonner, first place, Janeicia Jackson.

The awards were presented by the Alabama State Commander 2015-2016, Johnny Waller, and Alabama District 6 Commander 2012-2015, Luther Parden. In addition to winning certificates, these students also won a monetary award.

Pictured left to right:  Johnny Waller, Joel Averitt, Curdajah Bonner, Katie Smith and Luther Parden.