From left, Avery Gilliland, Rance Vessar, Aaron Fassnacht and Max Bottorff.

The Kansas FCE Farmerettes sponsored the Character Counts Essay and Poster Contest on Citizenship to the fourth grades at ACCES.

Member Sally Banks presented the program to the classes and fourth grade teachers Steffenne Watkins and Josh Snyder followed through with the students on completion of the project.

In Watkins’ class the winner was Max Bottorff, and Rance Vessar received honorable mention. In Snyder’s class Avery Gilliland received honorable mention and Aron Fassnacht’s essay and poster was the county winner, which will be sent on to the state competition.

Judging for state winner takes place in March.

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