Singleton Places At District Level In Veterans Essay Contest

March 31, 2015

Northview High School sophomore Mitchell Singleton has earned third place at the district level for his essay in the Voice of Democracy competition, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary.

Singleton won first place in the competition at Northview. Judged on originality, delivery, and content, Singleton and the other competitors wrote about “Why Veterans Are Important to Our Nation’s History and Future.” The top three winners at Northview won cash awards, with Singleton’s essay advancing to the district competition. Second place winner at Northview was Alyssa Borelli, and third place was Alyssa Bell. All three of Northview’s top winners are in Vicki Baggett’s Honors English class.

The Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9 -12, who are enrolled in public, private or parochial high school or home study programs.


11 Responses to “Singleton Places At District Level In Veterans Essay Contest”

  1. Duke of Wawbeek on April 1st, 2015 3:12 am

    Well said Proud Retired Sailor. I think that we may have a speech writer in the wings.

  2. Proud retired Sailor in Molino on March 31st, 2015 1:19 pm

    Mitchell, we are proud of you. I would also recommend military service, but I recommend it because serving your country is a most noble cause, not because it may give you “credibility”.

  3. Kim Stefansson on March 31st, 2015 10:25 am

    If you are looking for a star to hook your wagon to — this is a young man to follow! Congrats Mitchell!!

  4. Annette on March 31st, 2015 10:22 am

    Way to go!! CONGRATULATIONS.

  5. Vicki Baggett on March 31st, 2015 8:56 am

    Good job, Mitchell! Proud of all of my students!

  6. Angela Commander on March 31st, 2015 8:39 am

    That’s wonderful, Mitchell. We are proud of you and always have been. Keep up the hard work. It will pay off one day. We love you.

  7. Mrs. Ellis on March 31st, 2015 8:16 am

    Keep up the great work Mitchell. So very proud of you.

  8. Samantha on March 31st, 2015 7:34 am

    Congratulations! !!!

  9. krystle on March 31st, 2015 7:12 am

    Proud of you kiddo!

  10. 429SCJ on March 31st, 2015 7:06 am

    We will be marking our voting ballot for Mitchell next thing we know.

    Mitchell I strongly recommend a tour of military service for your record. It will give you much credibility, on top of the great amount that you have already cultivated.

  11. Gman on March 31st, 2015 4:58 am

    Congrats young man, job well done.

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