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West student Macy Bosard wins local essay contest


Amanda Tafolla / The Sun-Telegraph

Carol Mason, right, presents an award to Macy Bosard, the first place winner in the American History Essay contest sponsored by The Ft. Sidney Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution. Bosard is a sixth grade student at West Elementary School in Sidney.

A sixth grade class at West Elementary in Sidney participated in the American History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Ft. Sidney chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Sarah Wilson, a sixth grade teacher at West Elementary, said this is the third year the class has participated in the essay project.

The classes topic this year was 'A Colonial Family's Reaction to the Stamp Act'. According to Carol Mason, with DAR, the topic is set by the national officers in Washington, D.C. After the topic is chosen, it is sent to the state and local chapters, who are then asked to sponsor t...

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