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5th Grade Essay Winners Announced

The winners from the 2018 Christmas essay contest were chosen and announced last week. The essay question was " Pretend you are a Christmas tree. Write a story from the Christmas Tree's point of view." The contest is open to all 5th grade students in Saline County. A winner is chosen from each school and one overall winner. Winners at each school receive a certificate and $50 cash. The overall winner is awarded a certificate, $100 cash and gets to flip the switch at the courthouse, the night of the parade to turn the lights on. This will be aired on Channel 7, December 3rd at 6:00 PM which is Parade night for Downtown Benton.

The contest is completely funded by  J.R. Walters,Justice of the Peace for District 12.



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Jennifer Mendoza          Catie Hill        Zoey Nugent       

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Bella Guzman       Lily Sherrell        Madison Douglas

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Kenedy Lyles        Kylie Lawson        Sadie Ledbetter   

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       Landon Gaston     Olivia Crawley     Hanna Beth Andersen 

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         Angelica Olivo-Rodriquez