The winner of the local American Legion Fifth Grade Flag Essay Contest is Kaitlyn Sellon. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Dustin and Sarah Sellon of Ely and a student at Prairie Creek Elementary School. Kaitlyn wrote an essay about the United States flag that was very original and thought provoking.
The purpose of the American Legion Fifth Grade Flag Essay Program is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation for the United States Flag on the part of elementary-level students. The contest also allows contestants to gain a greater understanding of flag etiquette and respect for the flag.
Post Commander Marv Peters presenting Kaitlyn Sellon with Flag Essay Contest Award.