DAR essay contest winners named
The winners of the 2014-2015 DAR American History and the Christopher Columbus essay contests will be honored at the Freelove Baldwin Stow DAR Chapter House at 55 Prospect Street in Milford at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12.
The American History contest is open to fifth through eighth grades at all Milford schools. This year’s topic was “A Child's Journey Through Ellis Island.”
The following students were named winners in the contest.
1st Place, Makalei Bliss, Calf Pen Meadow
2nd Place, Emelia Russell, Calf Pen Meadow
3rd Place, Madison Lusignan, St. Gabriel
Honorable Mention, Brandon Greene, St. Gabriel
1st Place, Celia Usher, St. Gabriel
2nd Place, Jacob Fleischer, St. Gabriel
3rd Place, Madilyn Lula, St. Gabriel
Hon Mention, Sebastian Holt, St. Mary
1st Place, Griffin Congdon, St. Gabriel
2nd Place, Cate DeProfio, St. Mary
3rd Place, Victoria Sogueco, St. Mary
Honorable Mention, Erin Albright, St. Mary
1st Place, Clare Bassano, St. Mary
2nd Place, Claire Lagarde, St. Mary
3rd Place, Julianna Dente, St. Mary
Honorable Mention, Spencer Mehan, St. Gabriel
The local Freelove Baldwin Stow DAR Chapter also sponsors the Christopher Columbus essay contest, which is for ninth through twelfth grade students. The 2014-15 Christopher Columbus essay topic was “Joining Christopher Columbus on His Voyage to the New World.”
Joseph A. Foran students Robert McGinnis and Lyric McVoy both received honorable mention for their participation.