We had over 300 entries this year! Their essay had to be about "What I want to be when I grow up". Judges from area schools spent a day pouring through all the entries.
They selected their top 9. Congratulations to all!
1. Thad Megchelson from Marengo, Iowa, age 12
Grand Prize Winner $1500 and tickets to Valley Fair
2. Payton Hart from Kalona, Iowa, age 10
3. Alexis Oehlerich from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, age 8
4. Paul Zelle from Shell Rock, Iowa, age 7
5. Lillie Lamont from Vinton, Iowa, age 8
6. Harper Jaylee Eastman from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, age 10
7. Samantha Clasen from Dubuque, Iowa, age 9
8. Dan Noonan Day from Cedar Falls, Iowa, age 12
9. Landon Hunter from Wyoming, Iowa, age 11