Congratulations to this year's winners!

The 2023 Sheri Capehart Animal Essay Contest winners are listed below. Click on the student names to read their essays.

Third Grade
Essay Topic: If you could make up a holiday for animals, what holiday would it be and how would you celebrate it?

First Place – Jeremiah Hart, Homeschool - Ambleside Academy
Second Place – Kate Fulton, Mary Moore Elementary
Third Place – Abby Christiansen, Mary Moore Elementary

Fourth Grade
Essay Topic: How do you think animals communicate with people?

First Place – Lucy Tolleson, Duff Elementary
Second Place – Elias Teeter, Mary Moore Elementary
Third Place – Sila Grotefend, Mary Moore Elementary

Fifth Grade
Essay Topic: If you could make one rule for the world to follow about animals and everyone had to follow it...what would that rule be?

First Place – Naila Resendiz, Mary Moore Elementary
Second Place – Natalie Reddick, Mary Moore Elementary
Third Place – Aeron Murphy, Mary Moore Elementary

Sixth Grade
Essay Topic: In 2060 how will animal shelters be different than they are today?

First Place – Gracie Harvey, Wood Elementary
Second Place – Bella Guzman, Wood Elementary
Third Place – Logan McConnell, Wood Elementary