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Adams Middle School Kindess Essay winners honored

Published:   |   Updated: June 20, 2013 at 09:46 AM

GFWC Tampa Lakes Woman's Club honored Adams Middle School "Kindness Essay" contest winners Feb. 19. The winners were, first place, Katie Delk ($50 Visa card); second place, Makeana Sanders (two tickets to MOSI) and third place, Jakara Scott ($20 Barnes & Noble gift card). Ruth Becker, education deptarment chairwoman, presented the certificates of accomplishment to the students.

GFWC Tampa Lakes Woman's Club also honored Buchanan Middle School "Kindness Essay" contest winners. Winners were: first place Morgan Nystrom ($50 Visa card); second place, Destiny Jenkins (two tickets to MOSI); and third place Carissa Rowan, shown with sixth grade teacher Lisa Quinn and Ruth Becker, education department chairwoman.

Scholarship Recipient

Erwin Technical nursing student Joelle Abbott accepts a $500 Educational Achievement in Nursing scholarship from GFWC Tampa Lakes Woman's Club. Pictured from left are President Lou Taylor, Joelle Abbott, Alice McLeod (Counselor), and Ruth Becker.

In addition, Bob Conigliaro, Vice President of Community Relations for McDonalds, gave out several coupons for complimentary meals to all the winners. He also delivered an excellent motivational speech. Everyone was treated to a delicious lunch.

The GFWC Tampa Lakes Woman's Club meets every third Tuesday of the month at Roy Haynes Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please call (813) 932-2461 (Naomi) for more information.

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