The Idaho Department of Education recently announced the winners of the 1997 “Write On Idaho” Essay Contest, which included over 50,000 kindergarten through 12th-grade student participants from Idaho’s 112 school districts.
The theme was, “Favorite place in Idaho to Visit,” with students being graded in four grade categories: K-3, 4-6, middle school/ junior high, and high school. Winners will receive a certificate of achievement and have their writings displayed on the second floor of the state capitol for two weeks.
North Idaho winners and their schools are listed:
Avery School District: Debbie Oliver, Chris Caines and Teri Marshall, all of Avery Elementary; Eric Dustin and Connie Peluso, both of Calder Elementary.
Kellogg School District: Mark G. Mitchell and Erin Radford, both of Kellogg Middle School; Grace Faller and Ian Naccarato, both of Sunnyside Elementary; Erin Bartley and Ross Hartmann, both of Pinehurst Elementary.
Wallace School District: Kathryn Reynolds, and Amanda Shreves, both of Silver Hills Middle School.
Lakeland School District: LaRae Rostkoski, Robyn Tingey, Cameron Vesser, Hannah Wickstrom, Erin Bell, Danielle Blatter, Tara Flanagan, Kimberly Heitstuman, Katie Kuhns, and Randi Rehard all of John Brown Elementary; Sandy Hudson and Amy Yoshida, Spirit Lake Elementary; Mrs. Riley’s First Grade Class, and Aimee Sacksteder all of Athol Elementary; Caley Christian and Ramie Carcy, both of Betty Kieffer Elementary; Scarlett Pruitt and Kyle Kothbader, both of Garwood School.
Post Falls School District: Jackson Adams, and Jonathan Jacobs, both of Prairie View Elementary; Tarria Peery, and Mikie Peoples, both of Ponderosa Elementary; Jennifer Harrington, and Evan Kohoutek, both of Seltice Elementary.
More local State Department of Education 1997 “Write On Idaho” Essay Contest Winners will follow.
, DataTimes MEMO: Contact for Idaho Achievements is Sherry Adkins. Tell us about your achievements by writing to: Achievements, The Spokesman-Review, Suite 200, 608 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814. Pictures must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
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