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Essay contest winners announced

Published: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:24 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:29 p.m. CDT
Madilyn Barnhart
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Claire Seneca

At the Elks Northwest District meeting at the Oglesby Elks Lodge, Claire Senica of Oglesby was announced as the seventh- and eighth-grade winner of the Illinois State Essay contest for Division 2. Madilyn Barnhart of Dixon was the fifth- and sixth-grade winner. More than 1,300 essays were written on the topic, what does America mean to me.

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