Winners of Elks Club Essay Contest

two students holding certificates in front of three adults

February 11, 2021

Congratulations to the following eighth grade students for winning the annual Catskill Elks Club #1341 essay contest:

Rachel Maggio - 1st place
Lenesha Sanpal - 2nd place (not pictured)
Kevin Feeney - 3rd place

Each year, the Catskill Elks Club essay contest asks middle school students to write about an American-themed topic. This year’s topic was, “How can patriotism be demonstrated?”

Rachel Maggio received a $50 gift certificate to Barnes and Noble for her first place essay. All three winners will have their essays submitted to the state level contest.

(Pictured, left to right): Ms. Metzler, Kevin Feeney, Principal Schips, Elks member Charlie Cinatti, Rachel Maggio