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April was “National County Government Month” and the County Commissioners’ Association of WV (CCAWV) hosted their annual essay contest for eighth grade students across West Virginia.

There are monetary awards for 1st ($300), 2nd ($250), and 3rd ($150) place student winners. There is also a monetary award ($300) for the 1st place winner’s Teacher to be used for classroom activities. Student participants were asked to type a 500-word essay entitled How Does My County Commission Make Life Better For Me? 

Congratulations to the following winners!

  • FIRST PLACE:

  • SECOND PLACE:

  • THIRD PLACE:

Kally Hall, Hurricane Middle School, Putnam County Angie Withrow, Teacher

Emma Gibbs, Wahama Jr/Sr High School, Mason County Catherine Hamm, Teacher

Haley Fincham, Braxton Middle School, Braxton County Lori Dittman, Teacher 

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