ATASCADERO — Atascadero veteran Chuck Ward addressed the Atascadero City Council at a meeting last Tuesday to announce the winners of the second annual Your American Heritage Monument Patriotic Essay Contest.
Atascadero High School students Hannah Andrade, Nathan Nuttall and Michael O’Hara won first, second and third place respectively, each taking home a cash prize. The essays were judged by a panel of experts the winners were picked as the best examples of patriotism.
Ward says the essay contest, open to Atascadero High School students, started last year during the dedication of the Your American Heritage Monument at Colony Square and was very successful, leading to the contest becoming a yearly tradition. For the complete article see the 07-16-2014 issue.
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