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GCT, Westside students recognized by AHPP for essay, drawings

2nd Place, 5th Grade Zach Rollins, Greene County Courthouse (Source: arkansaspreservation.com) 2nd Place, 5th Grade Zach Rollins, Greene County Courthouse (Source: arkansaspreservation.com)
3rd Place, 5th Grade Shawntay Ervin, Greene County Courthouse (Source: arkansaspreservation.com) 3rd Place, 5th Grade Shawntay Ervin, Greene County Courthouse (Source: arkansaspreservation.com)
2nd Place, 7th Grade Tanner Nolen, Old Enterprise Church, Bono (Source: arkansaspreservation.com) 2nd Place, 7th Grade Tanner Nolen, Old Enterprise Church, Bono (Source: arkansaspreservation.com)
3rd Pace, 7th Grade Gunnar George, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Jonesboro (Source: arkansaspreservation.com) 3rd Pace, 7th Grade Gunnar George, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Jonesboro (Source: arkansaspreservation.com)

UNDATED (KAIT) - The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program recognized four students from Westside Middle School and Greene County Tech for their contributions to the "Preserve Our Past" contest.

 Fifth graders Zach Rollins and Shawntay Ervin, both from Greene County Tech Elementary, took second and third place respectively for their drawings of the Greene County Courthouse.

Seventh graders Mackenzi Wood, Tanner Nolen and Gunnar George, all three of of West Side Middle School, won first, second, and third place respectively.

Wood won a first place prize for her essay on "Bulls Shoals Dam," Nolen drew a picture of the old Enterprise Church in Bono, and George drew a picture of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Jonesboro.

Trisha Adams, fifth grade, of Greene County Tech Elementary School, and Haley Robinson, seventh grade, of Westside Middle School, both received and honorable mention for their drawings of the Jackson-Herget House in Paragould and the Old Broadaway Barn in Bono.

The winning entries are exhibited at the Old State House Museum in Little Rock in May for Arkansas Heritage Month.

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