Congratulations to 7th grader, Reagan McVay, for receiving 1st place in the Louisiana Fairs & Festivals 2018 Essay Contest for her essay on "What Would Be the Best Way to End Bullying in Your School?" Reagan received a certificate and a check for $150!
First Baptist Christian School had 6 students that placed in the top 15 in the St. Tammany Parish Fair Essay Contest. The students wrote creative essays between 500-800 words on the subject "What is the Best Way to End Bullying in Schools?"
Over 100 essays were sent to the St. Tammany Parish Fair Association by several area schools. The following FBCS students and the rank they placed in the contest are as follows: Sydni Stewart-11th place, Peyton Moschell-7th place, Karis VanGeffen-6th place, Sunni Howard-4th place, Emma Hodges-3rd place and winner of $50 cash prize, and Reagan McVay-1st place and winner of $100 cash prize.
The essays written by the students who placed 1st and 3rd place, Reagan and Emma, will advance to the state competition in February at the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals.
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