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Eagle Ridge students are top three winners in VFW essay contest

Three 8th grade students at Eagle Ridge Middle School earned awards in the Patriot's Pen essay contest sponsored by Burnsville VFW Post 5833 recently.

Students in the community in grades 6-8 were invited to submit essays related to the theme of “America’s Gift to My Generation.” Members of the Post evaluated the entries and selected three winners, said Bob Hansen, commander of Burnsville VFW Post 5833.

All three winners are students at Eagle Ridge Middle School:

District 191 students are winners of city essay contest

Three students from Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 are winners of an essay contest sponsored by the city of Burnsville. 
 
Third-grade students were invited to respond to the prompt: “I love Burnsville because . . . "
 
Top essay writers were (in alphabetical order):
 
  • Victoria Biggs, Vista View Elementary (Kathy Silvers, teacher)

  • ZamZam Hussein, Gideon Pond Elementary (Alexis Campbell, teacher)