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Barker Student Wins Patriots Pen Essay Contest

Barker Middle School 7th grade English Language Arts & Reading classes of Mr. Greg Olson participated in the "Patriot's Pen Essay" contest this fall.  The "Patriot's Pen Essay" contest is sponsored by the VFW Post 2536.  This year's essay theme was "Why I Honor the American Flag".  Mr. Olson's classes researched and wrote about the theme as a project in his class.  Seventh grader Kah'Lil Gipson won $25 and his essay will advance to compete against other students in the region.
 
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Pictured from left to right:
Mr Fred Greene, Barker Principal, Kah'Lil Gipson, 7th grader, and Mr. Greg Olson, Barker English Language Arts & Reading Teacher