Sykesville Middle School Students Receive Awards in Giant Food Essay Contest
Release Date: 2/16/2011 10:04:25 AM
Grayson Miller and Katie Biggs, eighth grade students at Sykesville Middle School, recently took first and second place, respectively, in the Fifth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Black History Month Essay Contest sponsored by Giant Food.
The contest was open to all sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. Students were asked to write about how they would engage their friends to make healthy food choices and combat obesity in America’s youth.
Two winners were selected from each grade. As the first place winner for eighth grade, Miller received a check for $1,000, and Biggs earned $750 for placing second.