Nine Locust Grove Students Recognized in Essay Contest

Nine middle school students at Lancaster Mennonite School’s Locust Grove Campus received honorable mentions in the Hershey Story Museum History Essay Contest.

The Hershey Story offers this writing contest to encourage students to communicate their knowledge of history in a creative and coherent manner. Any student enrolled in public, private or home school, grades 5 through 8, in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry or York County is eligible to submit one entry to the contest.

The honorable mentions were awarded to sixth-graders Tessa Armstrong, Adam Nolt and Sarah Forry, seventh-graders Davin Esbenshade, Caleb Metzler and Emma Wilson, and eighth-graders Madison Wissler and Nardos Amare.

The Hershey Story is a non-profit educational institution founded in 1933 by Milton S. Hershey who believed in providing educational and cultural opportunities for the people of Central Pennsylvania. In keeping with Mr. Hershey’s philosophy, The Hershey Story is dedicated to helping people of all ages understand and enjoy many aspects of history.

 

PHOTO CAPTION: Nine middle school students at Lancaster Mennonite School’s Locust Grove Campus received honorable mentions in the Hershey Story Museum History Essay Contest: Back Row (l-r) Davin Esbenshade (7th grade), Caleb Metzler (7th grade) and Madison Wissler (8th grade); Middle Row (l-r) Emma Wilson (7th grade ), Nardos Amare (8th grade), Tessa Armstrong (6th grade), Front Row (l-r) Adam Nolt (6th grade) and Sarah Forry (6th grade).