Congratulations to this year's winners!

The 2022 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 – Kyleigh Zuniga, St. Maria Goretti Catholic School
Second Place – Serenity Robinson, Johns Elementary
Third Place – Ashley Mwangi, Thelma Jones Elementary

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

First Place – Brycen Van Cleave, Mary Moore Elementary
Second Place – Grace Krueger, Mary Moore Elementary
Third Place – Annabelle Stahl, St. Joseph Catholic School

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 – Natanael Mendoza, Blanton Elementary
Second Place – Faith Tran, Mary Moore Elementary
Third Place – Kysen Richards, Mary Moore Elementary

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

First Place – Genevieve Goodsell, Wood Elementary
Second Place – Anthony Costanza, Wood Elementary
Third Place – Isabella Morales, Wood Elementary