December 17, 2013 > Elks announce Drug Awareness contest winners
Elks announce Drug Awareness contest winners
Submitted By Joan White
The Fremont Elks Lodge recently held a drug awareness contest in which seven Fremont elementary schools submitted a total of 212 entries for: ÒDown with Drugs, Up with Awareness.Ó
Linda Anderson, principal of Olivera Elementary School, was presented with an award for the school with the largest participation, 58 entries. Lisa Schinkel, fifth grade teacher at Niles Elementary School, received the award for teacher with the largest number of entries at 29.
All third grade winners were from Olivera Elementary School Ð first place is Giselle Hernandez, second Isabelle Castro, and third Sharanya Vangeepuram.
Fourth grade first place is Lilly Garcia from Vallejo Mills, second Jennifer Kim from Forrest Park, and third Ashley Bautista from Glenmoor.
Fifth grade first place is Rachel Cheung from Vallejo Mills, second Gabrielle Malcampo from Mattos, and third is Matthias Palmon, also from Mattos.
The sixth grade winners were required to compose an essay. All three winners are from Ms. DillonÕs class at Brookvale. First place went to Brandon I. Reganit, second place Riya Kataria, and third Russell Scott.
All first place winners competed at the district level; all four have moved on to statewide competition.