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Local DAR announces JAC state winners

The Logan-Whitley Chapter, DAR is proud to announce their state contest place winners from Lincoln County in the Junior American Citizens Contest.

In the category of Art:

Stamp Design: Carter Whobrey, first grade, State first place; Allisyn Middleton, second grade, State second place; Trever Hebrock, third grade, State first place; Landon Whobrey, fourth grade, State second place; Emerson Lynn, fourth grade, State first place; James Stamper, fourth grade, State first place; Logan Peyton, fifth grade, State third place; and Eric Edwards, eighth grade, State first place.

Poster: Ethaniel Schuler, first grade, State first place; Annie Correll, third grade, State first place; Hayden Byrd, fourth grade, State first place; Jacob Martin, fifth grade, State second place; and Fletcher Bowers, eighth grade, State second place.

Photographic Essay: Shelby Smith, fourth grade, State first place; Karley Rousey, fourth grade, State first place; and Jeremiah Messer, fifth grade, State second place.

Banner: Group entry by Audrey Foster, Rylee Mullins and Maddi Shepperson, fourth grade, State first place; and Group entry by Gus Correll, Jonah Collins and Kyler Crowe, fifth grade, State second place.

In the category of Creative Writing: 

Short Story: Brody Baker, third grade, State first place; Deanna Hoffer, fourth grade, State first place; Tinsley Bastin, eighth grade, State first place; and Allison Westerfield, ninth grade, State second place.

Poem: Hollie Nash, second grade, State first place; Aubree Caldwell, third grade, State third place; Halle Siler, fourth grade, State first place; Kerynna Jarman, fifth  grade, State first place; and Connor Pendleton, eighth grade, State first place.

In the Community Service category: 

Community Service Project: Lincoln County Middle School, eighth grade class, State first place.

Congratulations to all the State Place winners. All first place winners have gone onto the judging at the DAR East Central Division level, which includes the following states: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia. The first place winners of the national division will go on to be judged at the national level.