FRA Colorado West Branch 244 presented first place awards to local students in the community for their submissions in the annual FRA sponsored Americanism/Patriotism essay content.
Awards were presented to the winners at their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Essay Chairman Richard Reno and Co-Chairman Charles “Bud” Johnson presented the awards to the following students:
• 12 grade: Tessa Berry, Fruita Monument High School
• 8th grade: Lisa Azevedo, Centennial Middle School, Montrose
• 7th grade: Konnor Zehniser, Grand Junction
Each winner received a $50 check. The entries were forwarded to the West Coast Region Americanism/Patriotism committee for judging at the regional level.
The contest is open to all 7th through 12th grade students. For more information, contact Reno at 970-241-5000.