2006-05-25 / News

Winners announced in Rotary contest

These Jamestown students had either a poster or essay win the Will Reynolds contest, sponsored by the Rotary Club. Photo by Vic Richardson These Jamestown students had either a poster or essay win the Will Reynolds contest, sponsored by the Rotary Club. Photo by Vic Richardson The Jamestown Rotary Club announced the winners of the eighth annual Will Reynolds essay and poster contest at an awards dinner at the Portuguese American Citizens' Club on May 17.

Will Reynolds was an exemplary Jamestown Rotarian whose life was an example of community values, education, and service. Each year the Jamestown Rotary Club celebrates his life by honoring one of his many fine traits. This year's theme, What can I do to make Jamestown a better place?, combined Reynolds' love of Jamestown and its future with everyday classroom instruction.

Every student in the Jamestown schools in grades

kindergarten to eight, entered the contest and received a voucher for an ice cream cone from Brickley's Ice Cream. Students in kindergarten to grade 4 drew posters that addressed the theme while those in grades 5 through 8 wrote essays

The poster winners were Emma MacIntyre, in kindergarten; Jacob Maguire, from grade 1; Alexis Brayman, in grade 2; Libby LaMantia, from grade 3; and Ben Stewart and Olivia White, in grade 4.

The essay winners were Owen Heath, from grade 5; Syndey Keen, in grade 6; Samantha Bucklin, in grade 7; and Madelaine Crabtree and Dylan DAlessandro, from grade 8.

Each grade level winner received a gift certificate. Teachers of the winning students also received gift certificates that will be used to purchase books for the school library.

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