The Lewiston Elks Lodge 371 has announced winners of its Americanism essay contest, open to fifth to eighth grades. Students were asked to write no more than 150 words on the theme “What I Feel When I Look Up at the American Flag.” More than 100 students participated.The essays will advance to the district level.

From the left in the top photo are Minot Consolidated School teacher Cheryl Logan; essay winners, Kyle Kohler and Lindsay Nance; and Lewiston Elks Americanism Chairwoman Nancy Mahar. In the bottom photo from left are Lisbon Community School teacher April Lemming; essay winners, Alyssa Yobe, Christopher Finelay and Justin Grant; and Lewiston Elks Americanism Chairwoman Nancy Mahar. Absent was Kelley Lebeda of Lewiston Middle School.

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