The following was submitted by Judy Burleson, publicity chairwoman for the Caddel-Smith chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Caddel-Smith Daughters of the Republic of Texas announced winners in the Texas history essay contest at its regular business on Thursday, Feb. 8.
First-, second- and third-place winners in the fourth-grade contest were Morgan Tutor of Leakey, Daniella Martinez of St. Philip’s Episcopal School in Uvalde and Annslie Shoemaker of Leakey. These students wrote on the topic of Stephen F. Austin, his life and contributions to the Republic of Texas.
Winners in the seventh-grade contest were Kylie Taylor of Nueces Canyon, Colt Satterwhite of Leakey and Cooper Wernette of Utopia. These students wrote about Moses Austin’s Old 300: Who, what and why?
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