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John Mace Wins Gettysburgh Address

By Staff | Mar 4, 2020

Pictured left to right (front) is Chloei Torres, John Mace, Madison Leak, and Lily Hatcher; (back row) is Susan Wade, President American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary and John Hoppy Hopkins Post 86 Commander.

A Gettysburg Address Contest, sponsored by American Legion Post 86 and judged by members of the American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary, was held at the Paden City Elementary School on February 27. All the contestants recited the Gettysburg Address and were well-prepared by their fifth grade teachers Mrs. Kimble and Mrs. Estep; judging was close. All the contestants received a certificate of participation and a Gettysburg Address Pin. John Mace was the winner and was awarded twenty five dollars.