Goodwin Poster And Essay Winners Announced

Fourth Grade Students at Suncrest and Green Meadows combed the internet and area libraries looking for information about their favorite U.S. President.  All that research and creativity ended up on posters and in written creative essays turned in to Goodwin Funeral Home.

Many thanks to the 4th Grade teachers of Green Meadows and Suncrest Schools.
Mrs. Herring
Mrs. Klyczek
Mrs. Rudd
Mrs. Vickary
Green Meadows
Ms. Mulvaney
Mrs. Pritchett
Mrs. Seibert
Suncrest Principal -Stephanie West
Green Meadows Principal -Brian Johnson
Pictured with Bill Miller and Linda Wann of Goodwin Funeral Home are:

Suncrest Winners- (On right) Salvador Mejia-Santos (first place poster) and Benjamin Stewart


Green Meadows Winners-(On left) Patrick Liam Cochran (first place essay), Addison Marshall, Cooper O’Brien, William Uitts and Charley Minor

Over 95 Posters and over 75 Essays were entered in this years President Day Contest.
“We were encouraged by the student participation in this years contest” commented Bill Miller of Goodwin Funeral Home.  He also mentioned a special “thank you” to all of the teachers and to Linda Wann of Goodwin Funeral Home for her organizationing this years contest.

Goodwin Funeral Home hosted judges all day Wednesday to review student essays and posters.  Hours of work were on display showcasing artistic talent, creativity, careful research and pivotal moments in U.S. History.

2021 is the fourth year for Goodwin Funeral Home to host the Annual Presidents’ Day Fourth grade poster and essay contest.

Several community leaders including city officials, teachers, city employees, Goodwin team members and local business owners participated. They studied the essays and posters and cast votes for the winners.

Some of the many entries in the Goodwin Funeral Home Poster Contest celebrating favorite U.S. Presidents. Fourth Grade Students researched and created Posters and Essays of U.S. Presidents.

Prizes awarded:

1st Place Essay – Apple IPAD ($309. Value)
1st Place Poster – Apple IPAD ($309. Value)

2nd Place Essay – LEGO Capital Building ($250. Value)
2nd Place Poster – LEGO Capital Building ($250. Value)

3rd Place Essay – LEGO White House ($99. Value)
3rd Place Poster – LEGO White House ($99. Value)

It was a daunting task to select the winners among students who obviously put hours upon hours of work into their poster and essay projects.

Erick Dircks attended the judging event and captured photos. Erick put together a video and photo library for you to enjoy. 

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