MERIDIAN, Miss. - Sunday at branch 264 of the Fleet Reserve Association four students received certificates and gift cards after winning an annual essay contest organized by the Fleet Reserve. Winners wrote their essays about the importance of Memorial Day.
The winners included 7th grader Leah Burns, 9th grader Amanda Hamlin, 10th grader Sarah Burns, and 12th grader Darrius Moore. The local winners essays will now be judged in regional competition.