Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home Announces 8th Grade Essay Contest Winners

On December 2, 2013, Chieftains Museum presented awards to the winners of the 8th grade essay contest. Winners were chosen by a panel of judges from over 50 entries. From St. Mary’s School, Lynn Denson’s class: 1st place winner, Griffin Brumbelow, Honorable Mentions, Mary Anna Fricks and Vincent Johnson. From Armuchee Middle School, Mrs. Jane Dollar’s class: 2nd place, Ansley Reynolds, 3rd place, Dylan McLaughlin and Celine Chan, Honorable Mentions, Molly McWhorter, Brandy Ann Wacker, Natalie Daniel, Alane Rogers, and Trinity Sorber.

Chieftains Executive Director Heather Shores with St. Mary’s winners (from left) Mary Anna Fricks, Vincent Johnson, Griffin Brumbelow, and teacher Mrs. Lynn Denson.

Armuchee Middle School essay contest winners pose with Chieftains Executive Director Heather Shores (at center.) Winners include ( in random order): Ansley Reynolds, Dylan McLaughlin, Celine Chan, Molly McWhorter, Brandy Ann Wacker, Natalie Daniel, Alane Rogers, and Trinity Sorber.

Armuchee Middle School essay contest winners pose with Chieftains Executive Director Heather Shores (at center). Winners include (in random order): Ansley Reynolds, Dylan McLaughlin, Celine Chan, Molly McWhorter, Brandy Ann Wacker, Natalie Daniel, Alane Rogers, and Trinity Sorber.